Thorball Aps; based in Copenhagen, Denmark.The acquisition comes hard on the heels of that of the recent Vitrododi of Milan supply company, and takes CRLs coverage of the European market into the whole of Scandinavia, namely Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, and beyond.“We have had a long association with Thorball, they have developed a highly respected reputation in the region, from their strategic base in Copenhagen, Denmark, and are ideally placed to serve the Scandinavian and Baltic regions. “ Explained Lloyd Talbert, President of C.R.Laurence Co., Inc.“We have already begun the process to relocate the company into a larger 30,000 sq ft (3000m2 +) facility to ensure we can enhance services to this region.As part of our on-going European strategy we will make our entire CRL product line, of some 50,000 products, available from our Scandinavian branch as soon as possible. In addition we are proud to welcome all of Thorballs staff into the CRL family, and we will be recruiting additional sales team members soon” continued Lloyd Talbert “We are especially pleased that Jesper Andersen, the MD of Glasteknik Thorball, will be staying on with us to head up our Scandinavian operations. Jesper is well known and respected throughout the industry, having developed a fine reputation while building Thorball into a leader in its market.”
The company will be renamed C.R.Laurence of Scandinavia ApS, and the expanded business unit will service all of Scandinavia, Finland and the Baltic States from its new location. Jesper Andersen, Managing Director of C.R.Laurence of Scandinavia, will be available on the CRL Europe stand at Glasstec, Hall 10-A50, to welcome customers old and new.