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Crawford Company Announces Purchase Agreement with Art-O-Lite

December 11, 2019

Crawf new logo layout for crawford and art o lite 11 18 19 fROCK ISLAND, IL - Crawford Company and Art-O-Lite are pleased to announce the two businesses have agreed to enter into a purchase agreement.

Crawford Company will assume ownership of Art-O-Lite on Jan. 2, 2020 and AOL will become a new division within Crawford Company. It is the intent that employees of AOL will be retained and become employees of Crawford Company. And that AOL will continue to do business as usual. This will include the same contact information and internal structure.

In time, it is also the intent that the Art-O-Lite business location will re-locate from Moline to 1306 Mill St., Rock Island, IL. However, the main phone number (309-797-2548) and web address will be retained (

Art-O-Lite, founded in 1967, is a premier electrical contractor in the Quad Cities. Art-O-Lite is a member of IBEW Local 145. The company is involved in commercial, industrial, and residential projects. Owners are Brad Williams and Scott Williams.

Crawford Company, founded in 1952, currently specializes in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, drain cleaning, laser cutting, specialty welded fabrication, brewing equipment, custom architectural products, and Monoxivent products and services. Crawford has been located in Rock Island for its’ entire 67-year history. Crawford also has a location in Dubuque, IA. Crawford serves industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Crawford is a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 91 and Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 25 and 125. Crawford owners are Ian Frink and Jim Maynard.