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AGW Exhibitors Continue to Show Off What’s New

Auto glass enthusiasts hit the showroom floor for another day to visit with this year’s exhibitors. Some of the booths even ran out of products to showcase because attendees cleaned out their inventory from the previous day. Many of them … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. is Back as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

As a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2018, C.R. Laurence Co. is located in Hall 4, booth 416 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center September 27-29. CRL is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer and supplier to the AGRR … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence to Host Auto Glass University

C.R. Laurence has partnered with Auto Glass University to provide a week-long educational class on automotive glass installation.

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What Were the Top Stories of 2015?

From driverless vehicles to criminal charges, acquisitions and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration, 2015 was a big year for the AGRR industry. News from the big technology show in Las Vegas—CES—Safelite, C.R. Laurence, Belron, Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) and … Continue reading

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CRL Employees Get Valuable “Thank You” Upon Acquisition

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 without its employees, he made sure they were rewarded, too.

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Deal Between OBE and CRL Closes

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).

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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. CRL is an ISO 9001:2008 certified premier manufacturer that has built truck and van windows, sliders, sunroofs and accessories for the automotive industry for more than 40 years.

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C.R. Laurence to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to welcome C.R. Laurence Co., Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 certified premier manufacturer that has built innovative truck and van windows, sliders, sunroofs, and accessories for more than 40 years.

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