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06/28/2022

Mass. merger: Koopman Lumber acquires Boilard Lumber

This move gives Koopman its 11th location in Massachusetts.
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Koopman Lumber leadership
Koopman leadership: Tony Brookhouse, Denise Brookhouse, and Dirk Koopman.

Koopman Lumber & Hardware, the eastern Massachusetts lumber, paint, and hardware dealer, has acquired Boilard Lumber.

Founded in Indian Orchard, Mass. in 1936, Boilard Lumber is a family-owned and operated retail lumber yard and building materials supplier. 

Boilard Lumber officially adopted the Koopman name on June 27. 

“We’re excited about the opportunities this merger presents,” said Dirk Koopman, chief operating officer of Koopman Lumber. “It’s an honor to partner with a business as well-respected as Boilard Lumber, and to expand our business into western Massachusetts. We have an experienced transition team, and our goal is a smooth transition for every employee and customer. We’ll offer additional product lines, enhanced capabilities and greater resources, all in the capable hands of the same staff who know their customers and their business needs.”

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Koopman Lumber Logo

All Boilard employees were welcomed to remain on staff and Robert Boilard, vice president, will remain as General Manager. 

“After 86 years of continuous family ownership, we are happy to have found another business that shares our history and values to continue our legacy in western Massachusetts,” said Mike Boilard, president of Boilard Lumber. “It was important to us to turn the reins over to people who are as committed as we have been to both our customers and employees. The Koopman family fits that bill.”

With this acquisition, Koopman Lumber now operates 11 locations while extending into western Massachusetts.

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Boilard Lumber

Koopman Lumber offers three full-line lumber, hardware, paint, lawn and garden stores in Whitinsville, Uxbridge, and North Grafton; one lumber, hardware, paint and design center in Sharon; a full-service paint store in Milford; lumber yards and kitchen design centers in Hudson, Andover and Fairhaven; and distribution centers in Uxbridge and Sutton.

The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Founded in 1939, Koopman Lumber is also family-owned and operated. The dealer specializes in building materials and supplies including lumber and hardware, moulding and millwork, tools, power equipment, windows and doors, engineered lumber, kitchens, and materials.

The company said that an extensive network of outside sales professionals serves most of New England, delivering expertise in lumber, millwork, kitchens, and paint. 

Boilard Lumber was founded by Adelard Boilard and began its history by providing the western Massachusetts building community with mason supplies. His mission was to always provide customers in the community the highest quality service and superior quality building products.