Springfield, IL – Nudo is pleased to announce that it has obtained the rights to manufacture most non-stone laminations from Bellcomb Inc. This includes all rights to its proprietary lightweight, easy-to-assemble and disassemble, reusable barricade system sold to the construction and retail markets under the brand name “Future Panels”.
Bellcomb, a designer and manufacturer of lightweight structural panels, has held a leadership position in panel laminations since 1989, when the company was founded. Since then, ingenuity, integrity and passion have propelled Bellcomb’s growth and product offerings year after year.
This manufacturing transition comes at a key time as Bellcomb continues to focus its efforts on expanding the growing lightweight stone panel market.
David Hartwell, CEO and founder of Bellcomb, stated, “Bellcomb values the relationships that we have developed with our clients over the years, and we are pleased to have reached an agreement with Nudo to continue to satisfy these customer’s requirements in the future.”
“We are pleased to expand our product offering to include the products Bellcomb has developed over the years,” Nudo President and CEO, Darryl Rosser, commented. “This will allow Nudo to continue to expand our leadership position in panel laminations in the building and construction markets.”
The agreement between these two companies will enhance each one’s ability to better serve their respective customers and to continue to provide the exceptional quality and service they have built their reputations on over the years.
Nudo is privately held by the investment firm RFE Partners of New Canaan, Connecticut. For over 60 years, Nudo has partnered with customers to offer solutions to meet their vision in the building products, signage, transportation and architectural design industries. Nudo specializes in ceiling, wall, floor, and sign panels, as well as a wide range of panel accessories. Their focus on responsiveness and consistency has earned Nudo a leadership position in producing panel products with a variety of substrates such as plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), gypsum, composites and finishes such as aluminum, high-pressure laminate (HPL), Fiberglass (FRP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Over the years, Nudo has grown to become one of the largest laminators in the United States. For more information on Nudo’s products, please visit www.nudo.com.
Bellcomb is a privately held company located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bellcomb was founded in 1989 and, since then, has continued to expand its ability to produce laminated panels that uniquely meet customer’s stringent requirements. In 2011, Bellcomb released a new production line focusing on laminating stone panels to an aluminum honeycomb core. This allows for faster installation, lower installation costs, and can reduce the building structure costs through the use of lighter weight stone panels. In exiting lamination of non-stone products, Bellcomb will focus on the growing market for stone panels. For more information on Bellcomb, please visit www.bellcomb.com.