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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

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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

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Oldcastle, BNP Continue to Hash Out Settlement Terms

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Last month, BNP Media asserted that a settlement with Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) stemming from a recently filed lawsuit was “more likely than not” within 30 days. It turns out the sides need more time to hash out the details. BNP … Continue reading

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Settlement Talks Have “Significantly Progressed” in Case between Oldcastle, BNP Media

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted a second deadline extension to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. The motion, filed July 14, was approved by Judge A. Joe … Continue reading

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Battle for the “Building Envelope” Begins; Oldcastle Files Lawsuit Against Publisher

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) has filed a lawsuit against a media publishing company alleging trade name and trademark infringement and unfair competition for the publisher’s use of the term “Building Envelope.” According to court documents filed in the United States District … Continue reading

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Kwasny to Serve Tubelite in Utah, Southern Colorado

Tubelite Inc.  has named Mike Kwasny to serve as a client development manager in Utah and southern Colorado. Most recently, Kwasny worked as a sales representative for Manko Windows Systems in Colorado. Prior to that, he dedicated 28 years to … Continue reading

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Dooley Joins Tubelite as Client Development Manager

Tubelite Inc. has hired Scott Dooley as a client development manager serving clients in Alabama and in Florida’s panhandle. Dooley most recently worked at Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, where he was a sales representative for 14 years. His career in the glass … Continue reading

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Industry Veteran Rich Hyde Passes Away

Industry veteran Rich Hyde passed away on December 31 after a fall at his residence. Hyde has held a number of positions in the industry, including as a sales manager with California Glass Distributors in the late 1970s and 1980s. In … Continue reading

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