PHILADELPHIA – Lawrence-McFadden Co., a manufacturer of industrial and residential coatings, announced Jan. 8, the acquisition of Bartley Stains and Varnishes Co., a manufacturer of finishing products located in Denton, MD. Lawrence-McFadden will continue to provide Bartley products through its distribution network and manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, according to Bernie Norieka, director of sales and marketing. The Bartley acquisition is a first in what Lawrence-McFadden hopes to be an aggressive expansion program.


“Our plan for the Bartley product line is to expand its product offering to the current dealer and distribution base,” Norieka said. “We look forward to growing both Bartley and Lawrence-McFadden product lines by developing new products to serve the industries we now sell to.”

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