BUSINESS: Corona Industrial Acquires Blackwood Industries For Expanding Its Tableware Distribution Network

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BOGOTA, Colombia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corona Industrial (Corona), a Colombian multinational with 140 years of expertise in the manufacturing and distribution of products and solutions for the home and the home improvement, construction, industry, agriculture, and energy sectors, announced today the acquisition of Blackwood Industries, a Florida-based leading product and service provider for the foodservices industry, with the purpose of expanding and strengthening the distribution network of Corona’s tableware portfolio under the Vajillas Corona brand to foodservice customers in the United States.

“We’re honored to welcome the Blackwood Industries team to Corona and excited to combine their 20 years of proven leadership providing outstanding service and quality products to the foodservice industry in the U.S. with Corona’s 140 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, and distributing quality tableware products for consumers and foodservice industry customers under our Vajillas Corona brand,” said Daniel Restrepo, CEO of Corona’s Tableware Division. “We look forward to working with Blackwood’s suppliers and customers, and to strengthening the Vajillas Corona distributor network and continuing to raise the bar to provide innovative products and exceptional solutions for our customers. “Blackwood Industries has a significant presence within the restaurant industry which will allow Corona to expand into new business segments. Our sourcing and logistic teams, together with Corona’s, will make us a stronger supplier to this industry. “We are pleased to join forces with Corona to incorporate a powerful team that allows Blackwood to strengthen its capabilities and portfolio to better serve our customers and continue growing and developing in different markets,” stated Stephen Jones, CEO at Blackwood Industries.

Corona’s tableware business was founded 140 years ago in Colombia and today is one of the oldest and most recognized manufacturers of dinnerware in America. It has two product lines under Vajillas Corona (in Mexico) and lc(in Argentina), one for consumers, the other for institutional clients like hotels, caterers, and restaurants. Corona also produces exclusive designs for European brands Churchill, Arovo. Since 2013, it is the exclusive distributor in Colombia of the institutional portfolio of the Portuguese brand Vista Alegre.

The Vajillas Corona product portfolio is distributed and sold via direct sales, company-operated boutiques and online at www.vajillascorona.com.co and Amazon. Mexico, Brazil and Peru are the main destinations for the Vajillas Corona brand.

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About Corona Industrial. Corona Industrial (Corona) is a Colombian multinational with more than 140 years of expertise in the manufacturing and distribution of products and solutions for the home and for the home improvement, construction, industry, agriculture, and energy sectors. It is made up of four business divisions: Kitchen & Bath, Surfaces, Materials & Paints, Tableware, and Industrial Minerals & Energy. There are two Commercial (sales units) that are Almacenes Corona, Corona Commercial Colombia, and Transversal Support Functions. There are twenty Corona manufacturing plants in Colombia. Two of these are in the United States and three in Central America. Three of them are in Mexico. There are also 38 specialty home improvement stores in Colombia that sell Centro Corona and Tienda Ceramica, five in Central America, and one in China under the retail format Solutions. The global sourcing office is located in China. Corona founded Empresa Colombia de Cementos in partnership with Cementos Molins from Spain. This cement producer and distributor is known as ALION. Corona generates more than 8,800 jobs worldwide and exports its products to various markets around the world, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Central America, the Caribbean, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. For more information about Corona, please visit https://empresa.corona.co/.

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