Owned by Illinois Tool Works, ITW Insulation Systems manufactures aluminum and stainless steel jacketing, sheets and elbows for the protection of thermal insulation used primarily in refineries, power plants, chemical facilities and paper mills. The company s products are recognized in the industrial insulation industry under the brand names of Pabco and Childers Metals. ITW Insulation Systems also distributes stainless steel and aluminum strapping and seals, as well as installation tools under the Gerrard brand name for use in conjunction with its manufactured products. ITW Insulation Systems supports and is a member of the following industry associations: National Insulation Association, Central States Insulation Association, Eastern States Insulation Contractors Association and Midwest Insulation Contractors Association. Its manufacturing location is in Houston.