Kronospan acquires Clarion Boards Inc. and Clarion Laminates LLC, enters US flooring market

Austrian laminate flooring and panel producer Kronospan has entered the US flooring market with the acquisition of US-based Clarion Boards and Clarion Laminates.

Clarion Boards and Clarion Laminates, located in Shippenville, PA, manufactures MDF / HDF and laminate flooring in North America.

“The acquisition is a strategic first step into the North American laminate flooring market. Clarion’s range of products will complement products produced by Kronospan’s European facilities,” said a Kronospan spokesperson in a press release.

The companies will continue to be managed by current Clarion Boards and Clarion Laminates management.