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Dramm buys Lawson Products’ soaker hose line

May 8, 2013  By Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery

May 8, 2013, Manitowoc, WI — Dramm Corp. has announced that it will acquire Lawson Products' soaker hose product line.

When the deal closes on June 15, Dramm will relocate the soaker hose production line to its partner plant, Metal Wear Corp. of Two Rivers, Wis.The plant will begin to produce and market the soaker hose line of products, including: Pro Series Soaker Hose, Osmile Soaker Hose, Water Wise Soaker Hose, Special Soaker Hose and Dramm's current brand of soaker hose – the ColourStorm Premium Soaker Hose.

“We are please to acquire the soaker hose product line from Lawson products,” said Kurt Dramm, president and owner of Dramm Corp. “We feel the product design meets the Dramm standards of quality and performance. The soaker hose is made of recycled material which meets our goal in continuing to provide earth friendly products that also conserve water.”


Lawson Products will continue to produce and sell their complete line of tree stakes and tree care products.

“It was an important consideration to find a buyer that would continue to meet our customer values and needs,” said Raymond Shank, president and owner of Lawson Products. “Dramm Corp. has the same core values in product performance and customer service as Lawson Products. I know Dramm will manufacture and supply the same high quality products that customers have come to expect from the Lawson name.”

Lawson Products will complete all purchase orders currently in-house and is expected to have all orders completed by mid June.

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