(July 18, 2018—Lenexa, Kansas) Laminate Works, Inc. announced an agreement today to sell its Texas panel manufacturing facility, Laminate Works Dallas, LLC, to Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces. Laminate Works is a leading manufacturer in North America of HPL laminated panels and parts used in a range of industries, from contract and school furniture to elevators and architectural casework.
The company’s Texas facility manufactures laminated panels and is one of the leading providers in the Southern United States with historically strong operational performance and attention to detail, as well as a loyal customer base. Wilsonart is a leading global engineered surfaces company based in Austin, Texas. 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.”
The sale is part of an aggressive expansion strategy aimed at growing Laminate Works’ capabilities and capacity over the next three to five years. Within the last year, Laminate Works’ Kansas City facility added redundancy to all machine centers, more than doubling its manufacturing capacity and providing nearly 100 percent up-time.
“Laminate Works is focused on delivering a quality product, on time for our customers ,” said Bert Clothier, founder and president of Laminate Works, Inc. “The sale of our Dallas panel facility will allow us to continue focusing our efforts on our national growth plan with increased automation and efficiency, making us better able to deliver the level of service our customers expect.”
The terms of the sale are undisclosed however Laminate Works will maintain its laminated parts business in all of North America including the Southern Territory.
About Laminate Works
Laminate Works, Inc. produces quality laminated parts and panels for manufacturers across North America and delivers them on time, as promised. The Kansas-based company services customers in seven primary industries including: contract furniture, school furniture, architectural casework, restaurant furniture, hospitality furniture, elevator and store fixtures. Laminate Works was founded in 1999 with a mission for each employee to use their everyday, ordinary lives to serve others—that mission continues today. Learn more at www.LaminateWorks.com or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Wilsonart, a world leading engineered surfaces company, is driven by a mission to create surfaces people love, with service you can count on, delivered by people who care. The company manufactures and distributes High Pressure Laminate, Quartz, Solid Surface, Coordinated TFL and Edgebanding and other engineered surface options for use in the office, education, healthcare, residential, hospitality and retail markets. Operating under the Wilsonart®, Resopal®, Polyrey®, Arborite®, KML®, Laminart®, Mermaid™, Bushboard™, Ralph Wilson®, Shore® and Durcon® brands, the company continuously redefines decorative surfaces through improved performance and aesthetics. For more information, visit www.Wilsonart.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.