Mergers Acquisitions  
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Top Notch Acquires  
Boyle & Chase  
WE’VE MOVED!  
N E W S T A T E O F T H E A R T F A B R I C A T I O N  
F A C I L I T Y & G L A S S S H O W R O O M  
onesdale, Pa.-based Top Notch Distributors com-  
pleted the acquisition of Boyle & Chase Inc.of Hing-  
ham, Mass. The companies will continue their  
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day-to-day operations with no anticipated changes in the  
immediate future.Top Notch has locations in Earth City,Mo.,  
and Carson City, Nev. Boyle & Chase is a distributor for 20  
major lines of commercial and decorative hardware.  
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FABRICATION  
“We’re excited about the acquisition of Boyle & Chase and  
the value that it brings to customers for both companies,”says  
Dave Prouty, president of Top Notch.“This acquisition brings  
together two outstanding companies.Together,we will be able  
to better serve customers through the opportunity of increased  
inventory, enhanced turn-around on deliveries and the same  
outstanding, quality service that customers have come to ex-  
pect from both companies.”  
Mike Rotondi, president of Boyle & Chase, adds, “I’m so  
proud of the growth and quality operation of Boyle & Chase  
over our many decades of operation.Being acquired by such a  
wonderful organization as Top Notch assures that our cus-  
tomers will continue to receive outstanding service, broader  
stock offerings and enhanced efficiencies.”  
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DESIGNS IN STOCK  
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FABRIC ED AND  
DELIVERED IN DAYS  
Unparalleled Attention to  
Detail, Craftmanship and  
Customer Service Glass  
Railings, Entrances,  
Shower Enclosures  
and more...  
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CRC.LR. ELaxupreancnedAsusitnralAiauPstytLratdl.i(aCRL) completed the ac-  
quisition of the operating assets of Neil Bennett and Company  
Pty Ltd. The company is known as Glass and Glazing Hard-  
ware (GGH),located in Canning Vale,Western Australia.  
YOUR HIGH END  
PROJECTS  
DESERVE  
“GGH was founded in 1983 by Neil Bennett and has grown  
OUR GLASS  
to be a well-known supplier to the glazing industry through-  
outAustralia,”says David Bremner,managing director of C.R.  
Laurence Pty Ltd. “Neil built a tremendous company and  
we’ve been trading partners for many years.We are very proud  
that GGH is now a part of the CRL family.”  
Bremner adds,“CRL is very proud that all the employees  
of GGH will be staying on,including Mick Mahony,who will  
act as operations manager. Neil Bennett will also stay on  
during the transition period.”  
CRL president Lloyd Talbert says the new acquisition“con-  
tinues our endeavors to become a full-service provider to the  
glazing industry throughoutAustralia.We first entered theAus-  
tralian market in 2006 with the acquisition of CRL NorthAus-  
tralia Pty Ltd. in Sydney, and then improved our position in  
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bourne. With this latest expansion, we’ve established a firm  
009 with the acquisition of Australian Glass Tools in Mel-  
foothold in the important Western Australian market.”s  
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