September 29, 2011

Toano, Va.-based Lumber Liquidators has agreed to acquire certain assets of Sequoia Floorings relating to Sequoia’s quality control and assurance, product development and logistics operations in China.

August 4, 2011

Contech Enterprises, a pet products supplier based in Victoria, B.C., Canada, has announced the acquisition of G&B Marketing of Vista, Calif. Terms of the deal, brokered by the Lawn and Garden Performance Group, were not disclosed.

July 19, 2011

An article just released by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services predicted that mergers and acquisitions among forest product companies will continue to increase over the next few quarters due to strong balance sheets and attractive financing terms. But this M&A activity will largely be contained to the paperboard and packing sectors, according to "Top Investor Questions For The U.S.

July 18, 2011

An investment group led by Paul Hylbert, former CEO of ProBuild Holdings, and Boreas Advisors have announced the acquisition and recapitalization of Barton Supply.

Barton Supply is a fabricator and distributor of structural and reinforcing steel products and accessories with locations in Aurora, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins, Colo., serving general contractors, foundation and framing sub-contractors, and home builders.

July 7, 2011

Worthington Industries, Inc, announced its acquisition of BernzOmatic, a manufacturer and marketer of hand-held torches, solder, and related items, from Irwin Industrial Tool Company. Specifically, the acquisition was made by the Pressure Cylinders segment of Worthington Industries. BernzOmatic manufactures from locations in Medina, N.Y., and Winston-Salem, N.C.

April 25, 2011

CPO Commerce, an on-line retailer of home-improvement products, has announced its acquisition of, an e-commerce site that sells power tools and equipment to contractors and DIYers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Established in 1999, offers DeWalt, Makita, Milwaukee, Bosch, Porter Cable, and other brand name tools, as well as compressors, generators and other equipment.

March 20, 2011

Richelieu Hardware closed on two more acquisitions, bringing to nine the number of businesses acquired since the beginning of 2010.

The two latest acquisitions involve Madico Distribution, a Canadian distributor of floor protection products, and Provincial Woodproducts.

February 24, 2008

The Carrollton, Texas, distributor has purchased 3-G Supply, a family owned fastener wholesaler based in...

December 3, 2007

Cleveland-based welding equipment company Lincoln Electric has announced the acquisition of Vernon Tool, a...