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Gibraltar Industries Acquires SolarBOS to Expand Position in Renewable Energy Market

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Provider of Solar Balance of Systems to Complement RBI's Integrated
Solar Racking and Engineering Solutions

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROCK), a leading manufacturer and
distributor of building products for the residential, industrial,
infrastructure, and renewable energy and conservation markets, today
announced that it has acquired California-based SolarBOS, a privately
held provider of electrical balance of systems products for the U.S.
solar renewable energy market in an all cash transaction. On a trailing
12-month basis, SolarBOS reported revenue of $13.5 million. The
acquisition is expected to be accretive beginning in 2019 following
integration in 2018.

"SolarBOS' deep understanding of solar electric systems and high-voltage
DC applications will expand our integrated solar racking and engineering
solutions and provide complementary offerings to our existing
customers," said Gibraltar Chief Executive Officer Frank Heard. "In line
with our acquisition strategy, we expect the addition of SolarBOS to
provide Gibraltar with a distinct competitive advantage and strengthen
Gibraltar's position in the U.S. solar renewable energy market. We
welcome the SolarBOS team to the Gibraltar family."

About Gibraltar
Gibraltar Industries is a leading
manufacturer and distributor of building products for the residential,
industrial, infrastructure, and renewable energy and conservation
markets. With a four-pillar strategy focused on operational improvement,
product innovation, portfolio management and acquisitions, Gibraltar's
mission is to drive best-in-class performance. Gibraltar serves
customers primarily throughout North America and to a lesser extent
Asia. Comprehensive information about Gibraltar can be found on its
website at www.gibraltar1.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
Information contained in this news
release, other than historical information, contains forward-looking
statements and is subject to a number of risk factors, uncertainties,
and assumptions. Risk factors that could affect these statements
include, but are not limited to, the following: the availability of raw
materials and the effects of changing raw material prices on the
Company's results of operations; energy prices and usage; changing
demand for the Company's products and services; changes in the liquidity
of the capital and credit markets; risks associated with the integration
and performance of acquisitions; and changes in interest and tax rates.
In addition, such forward-looking statements could also be affected by
general industry and market conditions, as well as macroeconomic factors
including government monetary and trade policies, such as tariffs and
expiration of tax credits along with currency fluctuations and general
political conditions. Other risks and uncertainties that arise from time
to time are described in Item 1A "Risk Factors" of the Company's Annual
Report on Form 10-K. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law
or regulation.

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