Tag Archives: C.R. Laurence

C.R. Laurence Australia Acquires Glass and Glazing Hardware

C.R. Laurence Australia Pty Ltd. (CRL), a supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing and construction industries, among others, announced the acquisition of the operating assets of Neil Bennett and Company PtyLtd. The company is known as Glass and Glazing Hardware … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy New Year: A Look Back at the Top Stories of 2015

clockwork_format

With 2015 coming to a close this week, USGNN.com™ is again taking a look back at the top headlines of the past year. Listed below are our most-read stories on the web over the past 12 months. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® Acquires C.R. … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CRL Employees Get Valuable “Thank You” Upon Acquisition

TYB Announcement_Page_1

C.R. Laurence’s Donald Friese became a whole lot richer last week when he finalized the $1.3-billion sale of his company to Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, and he’s already starting to give it away. Recognizing the company couldn’t have gotten where it is … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Breaking News: Deal Between OBE and CRL Closes

Glass globe with dollar signs on background with money symbol.

In what is believed to be the largest acquisition deal ever between two U.S. glass/metal industry companies, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) completed the acquisition of the C.R. Laurence (CRL) Company today. The acquisition became public last week but was awaiting final … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

OBE, CRL Acquisition Comes as a Surprise for Many

Today’s announcement that Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Group company, acquired C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) may have come as a surprise to many in the industry. But according to Lloyd Talbert, president of CRL, it was part of a plan … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® Acquires C.R. Laurence

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE), a CRH Group company, has acquired C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL), a distributor of custom hardware and glazing products to the glass and glazing industry. The purchase was made for a total consideration of $1.3 billion, which … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

CRL’s Mourchid a FenestrationMaster

CRL-U.S. Aluminum production engineer manager Naoufel Mourchid recently received FenestrationMaster certification. FenestrationMasters is a program by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) in which “industry professionals can attain certification that validates their industry expertise,” according to a release from CRL. … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

CRL Completes Expansion of U.S. Aluminum Texas Headquarters

C.R. Laurence has completed the expansion of its U.S. Aluminum division headquartered in Waxahachie, Texas. According to the company, “the renovated facility will enhance production and distribution processes resulting in greater stock inventories, reduced lead times, and improved customer support.” … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Rolling with Industry Seminars

Doug DeRusha of C.R. Laurence/U.S. Aluminum Co. gives a presentation Thursday at Glass Expo Northeast on selling frameless shower doors.

Glass Expo Northeast ’15, a two-day architectural glass event in Hauppauge, N.Y., boasts 68 exhibitors for attendees to explore. But before the group was set free on the show floor, it got an industry education thanks to a series of … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Throwback Thursday: Safety in the Seventies

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements and stories that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we zip back to 1971. The mostly … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , | 1 Comment