ATLANTA (May 25, 2016) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the firm served as legal counsel to Lamin-Art, Inc., a leading brand of decorative surfaces in North America, in the company’s acquisition by Arborite, a Montreal-based manufacturer of high pressure laminate.
Based in Shaumburg, Illinois, Lamin-Art has earned distinctive brand recognition in the commercial interior design market. The acquisition by Arborite, a business unit of Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces, joins two long-standing commercial surfacing companies to offer customers expanded design and product selection with superior service.
The SGR legal team included Partner Jay Schwartz and Associates Nick Rueter and Mitch Blanchard in the Atlanta Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Groups and Associate Steven Richman in the Tax Law Practice Group.
Lamin-Art, a U.S.-based company, has supplied the commercial interior design and architectural professions with an exceptional selection of innovative design-statement laminates and outstanding customer service for more than 50 years. The company’s exclusive designs can be found in high-profile retail stores, hotels, restaurants, showrooms, trade show exhibits and more. Visit www.laminart.com for more information.
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