Spiral Binding Acquires Lawrence Binding Systems; Founder to Remain as Advisor
TOTOWA, N.J. – May 19, 2016 — Spiral Binding (Spiral), an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of print finishing supplies and equipment, has announced the acquisition of Cleveland-based, Lawrence Binding Systems (LBS). Founder Bill Lawrence will remain as an advisor for the successful long-term transition and integration of the company into Spiral Binding. It is the intention of Lawrence to retire after the transition period is completed.
“Spiral proved to be a perfect match for my short- and long-term goals,” explains Lawrence. “They are the largest family owned business in our industry and extremely customer focused.”
Spiral President Robert Roth adds, "I have known Bill for a long time and am very excited to come to an agreement that will not only allow LBS customers to continue receiving the products and service they are accustomed to but also add many more products that will help them grow their businesses.” Along with Lawrence, Spiral will be retaining many of the key LBS employees.
With over 80 years being in business, Spiral is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of a diverse line of print finishing products and services. Spiral maintains a highly qualified team of professionals to provide solutions to match any area of need for supplies and equipment in binding, laminating, paper handling, photo finishing and custom imprinting services. Its James Burn USA division has long been known for design innovation and manufacturing of high quality punching and binding machines. Through our six strategically located sales and distribution centers in New Jersey/New York, California, Illinois, Texas and Florida, it is able to provide its customers with personalized local service and immediate delivery. Spiral is also the exclusive manufacturer for the Pinchbook photobook for North America, licensed through Hewlett Packard (HP).
About Lawrence Binding Systems (LBS)
Since 1986, Lawrence Binding Systems has been providing document finishing solutions for binding, laminating and finishing needs from start to finish. Headquartered in Cleveland, LBS is a dealer of professional finishing equipment and supplies offering both automated and desktop binding solutions, pouch laminators to wide-format.
Source: Spiral Binding.