(source: C.R. Laurence press release)
Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL), supplier to
the glazing, architectural, construction, industrial, and automotive
industries, is building a new branch distribution facility in
"This move brings our operations closer to our customers
in southern Texas," said Donald E. Friese, CRL president
and chief executive officer. "The construction of this facility
demonstrates our deep commitment to the Texas market."
According to a company news release, the new, 42,500-square-foot
distribution center will serve the southern regions of Texas,
as well as customers in Louisiana, Mississippi, and parts of Mexico.
The facility will feature state-of-the-art shipping equipment
and computer systems for quick UPS delivery to customers. A "will
call" department will allow customers to pick up orders on
site, and the facility will feature a display area where customers
can see many of CRL's newest products, including full size working
models of CRL's architectural hardware products, shower door hardware,
railing systems, and transaction hardware.
The company's existing branch in Dallas will continue to serve
northern Texas, as well as Oklahoma and Arkansas.
"We have enjoyed many years in Dallas and are pleased to
be expanding our capabilities within Texas," Friese added.
"This area is a major growth market and is very important
to our own advancement as the leading supplier to the glass industry.
This new facility will not only raise our level of service to
our customers in that region, but is also a good business decision."
For more information visit crlaurence.com
or call 800/421-6144.