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(JULY 18, 2018 – AUSTIN, TX, USA) – Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces announced that it will acquire Laminate Works Dallas, a division of the Laminate Works Inc., a Kansas City based manufacturer of decorative High Pressure Laminate (HPL) panels. According to Vice President, Sales, Tim Atkinson, “This acquisition supports the continued growth of Wilsonart’s Coordinated Surfaces program with expanded capacity for the manufacture of HPL panels.”
“Our Coordinated Surfaces offering, a suite of best-matched surfacing options in HPL, Thermally Fused Laminate (TFL) panels and Edgeband featuring more than 230 Wilsonart designs and textures, has garnered tremendous support from both specifiers and fabricators,” says Atkinson.
Laminate Works Dallas has 25 employees. The company manufactures HPL decorative panels that are sold to downstream manufactures who cut, shape, and machine them to create finished products for use in multiple industries including: contract furniture including schools, restaurants and hotels, architectural casework, elevators and store fixtures.
“Our company has a good name and reputation for taking care of customers with high quality products and on time shipments,” says Geoffrey Athey, General Manager, Laminate Works Dallas. “Now as a part of the Wilsonart organization, we have stronger support for our brand. Customers can continue to count on service from the Laminate Works Dallas team during the transition.”
The transaction closed in July, 2018. “We are clearly committed to providing the North American marketplace with a reliable source of surfacing options across a broad range of materials,” said Atkinson.