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02/01/2022

Nation's Best acquires Woodland Building Center

A full-service hardlines and lumber dealer, Arizona-based Woodland was founded in 1985.
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Nation’s Best, one of the country’s fastest-rising pro dealer and home center chains, announced that it has acquired Woodland Building Center in Springerville, Ariz.  

“We are excited to welcome Woodland Building Center into the Nation’s Best family of businesses,” said Chris Miller, President & CEO of Nation’s Best. “Owners Bill Dutton and Frank Padilla have built the home center into a dominant regional player, and we look forward to building on that growth in the years to come.” 

First opened in 1985, Woodland Building Center has built its reputation as a full-service and locally-focused dealer of hardlines and lumber and building materials. 

“With the support and expertise of Nation’s Best, our growth potential is enormous,” Padilla said. “Our entire team is enthusiastic about the opportunities to expand our reach and serve even more pro builders in the region.”

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As part of Nation’s Best’s acquisition strategy, Woodland Building Center will maintain operations under its existing name. The leadership team at Woodland will continue overseeing company operations alongside Nation’s Best, which will provide the strategic and financial support necessary to drive optimal growth and profitability. 

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Nation’s Best is a member-owner of Do it Best Corp. 

The company’s banners include BTU Home Do it Center, Caron Rental and Rental Center, Connolly’s Hardware & Rental, Crafty Beaver, Gilmer Lumber Co., Grooms’ & Sons Home Center, Hall’s Hardware, Hipp Modern Builder Supply, Hometown Building Centers, Lampert Lumber, Panhandle Lumber & Supply, Ron’s Lumber, and Simms Lumber Co. 

 

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