Berkshire’s MiTek Building Supply Unit Buys Benson Industries

July 31 (Bloomberg) -- MiTek Industries, a building supply unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., bought closely held Benson Industries LLC to expand its offerings to the global high-rise commercial building market.

Benson designs, manufactures and installs customized curtain wall systems for hotels, residential, government and institutional buildings, the unit of Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire said today in a statement distributed by Business Wire that didn’t disclose terms of the deal.

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