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Thorpe Acquires Clayburn Refractories

Acquisition expands Thorpes services internationally.

Thorpe Specialty Services, Houston, has acquired Clayburn Refractories Limited, a western Canada-based distributor of corrosion and refractory supplies and services in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

All Clayburn Refractories staff and field leadership will be retained, and the company will continue to operate under the Clayburn Refractories name.

Thorpe is planning future investments in Canada and will pursue additional add-on acquisition and merger opportunities. This transaction is Thorpe’s first international acquisition and expands Thorpe’s geographic footprint beyond Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and Iowa.

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