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Lawson-Hemphill, of The Zeven Corp Group of Companies acquired Textilbedarf Langen GmbH & Co KG
NEW CASTLE, DE October 4, 2011 – Lawson-Hemphill, of The Zeven Corp Group of Companies, announced today that it has acquired Textilbedarf Langen GmbH & Co. KG,(TBL), Monchengladbach , Germany. Textilbedarf Langen GmbH & Co. KG, TBL, www.tbl-textile.de, is a leading distributor of machines, accessories and testing equipment for the textile and yarn industries.
For more than 75 years, TBL has established a reputation of providing exceptional service to the textile machinery, components and parts industry in Germany and Europe. As a part of the Zeven Corp Group, TBL will integrate the Lawson Hemphill brand into their existing product offerings throughout Europe. TBL will also serve as the European sales headquarters for Zeven Corp Europe and Lawson-Hemphill.
"We are very pleased to welcome TBL to the Zeven Corp Group," says John Sullivan, owner of the Zeven Corp Group of Companies. "The acquisition of TBL will continue to strengthen the Zeven Corp Group brand name in Europe and Germany." "Our new offices at TBL in Germany will provide direct technical sales and service support to our European customers."
Richard Hollweg, the managing director of TBL, said "The takeover by Zeven Corp Group of Companies allows TBL to continue our existing business model in the textile industry and will ensure the future of the company being responsible for the sales in Europe for the whole Zeven Corp Group."
Textilbedarf Langen GmbH & Co KG supplies textile machines, textile testing equipment and a wide variety of components and accessories to the European textile market. TBL was established in 1935. For more than 30 years TBL was the agent of the Lawson-Hemphill division for textile testing equipment with sales and service support for Central Europe.
About the Zeven Corp Group of Companies:
The Zeven Corp Group of Companies includes Lawson-Hemphill, Swansea, MA, USA, Lako Tool, Perrysburg, Ohio, USA and Textilbedarf Langen GmbH & Co. KG,(TBL), Monchengladbach , Germany.