News | July 18, 2018

Wilsonart To Acquire Laminate Works Dallas

AUSTIN, TEXAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

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.

About Laminate Works Dallas
Laminate Works Dallas was founded in late 2007 and is located in Dallas, Texas. They are a manufacturer of HPL panels and are known for their quality and service. Their parent company, Laminate Works Inc. was founded in 1999, and has another operation in Kansas City, Kansas, which is not part of the agreement.

About Wilsonart
Wilsonart, a leading global 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, Houzz, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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