Taylor, TX - October 29, 2013 – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that Durcon Incorporated is one of five finalists for its annual Employer of the Year award. Durcon, the nation’s largest manufacturer of high-performance epoxy resin countertops for science and education, is being recognized for its recent growth which brought new jobs to Taylor, TX, and the surrounding Austin area, as well as its overall contribution to the Texas economy.
October 25, 2013 - Temple-based Wilsonart LLC, a decorative laminate company, is looking to diversify by acquiring Durcon, which makes lab countertops and other industrial surfaces.
Financial details were not disclosed when the transaction was announced earlier this month.
The buyout adds even more momentum to Durcon, which has added roughly 100 employees in the past year and currently has 450 total. In April, the company closed a facility in Michigan and consolidated all of...
Durcon Incorporated has been operating for 40 years in Taylor, located near Austin, TX. The company offers high performance, epoxy-resin work surfaces and sinks for laboratories and research facilities.
Students at Buford Middle School are now learning about science, technology, engineering, and math in 4 state-of-the-art labs that feature 3D printing capabilities. The ribbon-cutting ceremony last week kicked off the Buford Engineering Design Academy, a $1.4 million, 9,600-square-foot renovation at Buford.*
Durcon’s epoxy resin worksurfaces were top choice for the newly renovated, technology-centric science labs. Director of Sustainable Design, Steve Davis, chose furnishings...