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Why Oblender

Do you want to control and optimize processes? Save energy and money? Control condensation? Enhance freeze protection? Ensure the safety of workers? The best-run, most efficient facilities have well-installed and properly maintained insulation for all these reasons.

Over the past 25 years, many of these companies have turned to Oblender Insulations. Why Oblender?

Expertise. Oblender Insulations offers the best of the old and the new. Owner and estimator Brian MacCarl has over 30 years of personal experience in the industrial insulation field, and was mentored by company founder Bill Oblender who had 40+ years of acquired experience.

Bill and Brian’s wealth of hands-on knowledge of materials and methods have been passed along to the Oblender Insulations team members, to ensure everyone benefits from their experience. What’s more, every member of the Oblender team thrives on a good challenge and enjoys learning about new technologies and applications. We are also well-connected to other resources, including our suppliers and manufacturers, and bring their expertise to projects whenever necessary.

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About Us

Brian MacCarl, Oblender Insulations Owner and Estimator, has more than 30 years experience in the industrial insulation field. Brian has worked with Oblender Insulations for more than 20 years and worked closely with company founder Bill Oblender on all major projects. In addition to ensuring all projects remain on schedule and are completed to client satisfaction, Brian manifests Oblender Insulations' well-deserved reputation for attentive project management and quality workmanship.

Bill Oblender, recently retired former President and General Superintendent of Oblender Insulations Inc., had more than 40 years of experience in the insulation and asbestos removal fields. Bill spent 17 years as General Superintendent of Lewis Energy Management Group and passed along his wealth of experience in management and safety requirements of heavy industry organizations - including Ontario Hydro, oil refineries, steel manufacturing, food processing and fertilizer plants - to the Oblender Iinsulations team.

Geek Speak

Lightweight perlite is a heavyweight in the insulation industry. It is a naturally occurring siliceous rock that expands from four to 20 times its original volume when heated to more than 1600˚F. According to The Perlite Institute, expanded perlite is widely used in low temperature and cryogenic applications because of its low thermal conductivity, ease of handling, relative low cost, non-flammability, and low moisture retention.