American Thermoform Corporation Acquires Braillo Norway
Patrick N. Nunnelly, President of American Thermoform Corporation (ATC) and BraillePaper.com, announced today that the acquisition of Braillo Norway was completed in February of this year.
“We are very pleased with the opportunity to combine these two established companies that have long provided quality products to the blind and visually impaired,” stated Nunnelly. He added, “We have worked closely with Braillo Norway for over two decades and fully recognize its commitment to and impact in our industry with the manufacturing of true, highly durable production Braille Printers, unmatched Braille quality, continuous technological innovation and superior customer support.”
Braillo Braille Printers are relied upon by governments and educational institutions in over 60 countries around the world. They are built with precision-made, long-lasting and high-quality materials, which is why its consumer base has invested in the Braillo brand for decades.
Combined, ATC and Braillo bring over 90 years of experience and expertise in Braille production. Nunnelly feels confidently that, “this unique partnership of industry leaders will strengthen internal efficiencies and expand innovation across all product lines, which will deliver greater value to the customers ATC and Braillo are dedicated to serving.”
Braillo Norway, founded in Tonsberg, Norway in 1980, is recognized as the world’s leading manufacturer of production-rated Braille Printers. Braillo Norway’s business offices are located in Tonsberg, Norway and production facilities in Stjordal, Norway. The Braillo Norway operations will continue to be located in its current facilities and with all of its existing employees.
American Thermoform Corporation, founded in 1962 and located in La Verne, California, is a manufacturer and supplier of Braille Printers, Thermoform & Tactile Graphics Machines, Braille Paper and related supplies for the blind and visually impaired. American Thermoform has been the exclusive distributor of Braillo Norway Braille Printers, parts and service in North America since 1989.