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  • Wilsonart Partners with MainStreet America, Revolutionizing Home Improvement Shopping Experience

    Feb 04 2013

    TEMPLE, Texas (February 4, 2013) – Texas-based Wilsonart announced today its partnership with the first-of-its-kind home improvement theme park, MainStreet America in Houston. Celebrating its grand opening week February 2-9, the 14-acre park aspires to educate and empower visitors to “move their home projects from inspiration to action,” and features the latest home improvement and product education, shopping experience and entertainment. Wilsonart® HD® High Definition® Laminate and Solid Surface products are featured in the Cape Pointe, Casa Lana, Centennial and Wakefield showcase homes.

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  • NSF International and Wilsonart LLC Developing Science–Based Product Category Rule (PCR) for Residential Countertops to Enable Reporting and Comparison of Environmental Attributes

    Jan 21 2013

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (January 21, 2013) – NSF International, in cooperation with Texas-based decorative surfacing product producer Wilsonart LLC, is developing a Product Category Rule (PCR) for residential countertops. This PCR will provide a science-based and internationally recognized method for reporting the environmental impact of residential countertop products and materials throughout their entire life cycle.

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  • Wilsonart Names Former Sabic Executive Timothy J O'Brien President & CEO

    Jan 04 2013

    NEW YORK, NY (January 4, 2013) – Wilsonart International Holdings LLC announced the appointment ofTimothy J. O’Brien as President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 14, 2013. Mr. O’Brien, a former senior executive at SABIC Innovative Plastics, will also serve as a member of Wilsonart’s Board of Directors. At SABIC, Mr. O’Brien was responsible for the engineering resins business in the Americas and Europe. SABIC Innovative Plastics was founded in 2007 with the acquisition of GE Plastics by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation. He also served as General Manager of GE’s High Performance and Crystalline Polymers businesses, Senior Vice President for commercial finance computer leasing with GE Capital, and numerous management roles with GE Lighting where he began his GE career in 1985. Mr. O’Brien holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northeastern University and an MBA from Baldwin Wallace College.

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  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Completes Acquisition of ITW's Decorative Surfaces Business

    Oct 31 2012

    NEW YORK - October 31, 2012 - Clayton, Dubilier & Rice ("CD&R") today announced the close of an investment in Wilsonart International Holding, LLC ("Wilsonart"), formerly ITW's Decorative Surfaces business. ITW retains an ongoing ownership stake in the new, independent company.

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