CRL Announces the Acquisition of Tajima Corporation
January 11, 2010
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. announced it has acquired Tajima Corporation
USA (Tajima). Based in Los Angeles, Tajima has been supplying design,
engineering and manufacturing services to the architectural metals
industry in the United States for more than 20 years.
"We are proud of the fact that all the employees of Tajima
will be joining CRL as Tajima's operations are consolidated with
our existing Los Angeles architectural metals and manufacturing
operations," says Lloyd Talbert, president of CRL. "Yuval
(Al) Eini, the president of Tajima will be joining CRL as director
of sales and engineering in our architectural metals group. Al will
join Armando Rodriguez, the CRL brand manager of architectural metals,
in continuing the process of developing the market for these products.
In addition to the current CRL and Tajima product offerings, there
are many additional products and services planned for launch later
In addition to the acquisition of Tajima, CRL has completed an agreement
with Pacific Door Closer Inc. to become the exclusive manufacturer
and distributor of balanced doors developed by Wikk Industries.
CRL will begin production and distribution of this line in the spring
"The people, products, machinery and know-how acquired in these
two transactions are tremendous complements to our growing architectural
metals and architectural hardware capabilities, and represent our
strong commitment to these important growth industries," adds
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