TAYLOR, WILLIAMSON COUNTY - Temple-based Wilsonart LLC has received notice from the Federal Trade Commission that it can proceed with its acquisition of Taylor-based Durcon Inc. Wilsonart expects the transaction to close in fourth quarter.
Wilsonart LLC, a decorative laminate company, is looking to diversify by acquiring Durcon, which makes lab countertops and other industrial surfaces.
The buyout adds even more momentum to Durcon, which recently added 100 employees in the past year and currently has 450 total.
In April, the company closed a facility in Michigan and consolidated all of its operations into its Taylor headquarters, which has been running 24 hours around the clock.
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