Dallas-based Lone Star Ceramics has entered into an acquisition agreement with glazed brick and structural glazed tile manufacturer Elgin Butler Co. of Elgin, Texas. Lone Star, which produces unglazed porcelain dot-mounted mosaics, will be relocated to the Elgin Butler corporate headquarters property near Austin,” to benefit from the large scale ceramic production, engineering and the resource infrastructure present there,” according to Elgin.

The company expects the newly renovated Lone Star plant to be fully operational and producing fine unglazed porcelain mosaics and trims by December 2007.