Zeeland door glass manufacturer in merger

ZEELAND—ODL Inc., the Zeeland-based doorglass manufacturer, announced the acquisition of Verre Select, a specialty glass company in Quebec, Canada, merging two of North America’s leading doorglass suppliers.

“Today is a very exciting day for the Verre Select team, as we have taken the bold step to protect our future growth by partnering with ODL, the leading door glass supplier in North America,” said Patrice Lamy, president of Verre Select. “This important partnership positions our organization so we can enhance our product lines, improve our processes and expand our reach right here in Canada and beyond.”

“From the entire ODL team, we are proud to be a part of this exciting announcement today. The addition of Verre Select is the perfect foundation for new growth with two already reputable and trusted brands,” said Dave Klein, president of ODL Inc. “We see this as a very important step toward a new level of business growth for ODL.”

With this acquisition, ODL will absorb Verre Select’s operations and employees, with the Verre Select current organizational structure remaining unchanged. ​

ODL, founded in 1945, produces ODL, Blink Blinds & Glass, Western Reflections, and Kenyon’s Glass products in decorative clear doorglass, enclosed blinds, custom decorative glass for windows, doors, and transoms, and doorglass frames. The company has plants in Zeeland, Valdosta, Ga., Reno, Nev., Hagerstown, Md. Gallatin, Tenn., Grove City, Ohio, Matamoros, Mexico, Toronto and Calgary, Canada, and Liverpool, U.K. Products are sold through building materials dealers and home center retailers.

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