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Do it Best Builds Capacity for Strong Sales Growth Along West Coast

Do it Best broke ground on a major expansion of its Woodburn, Oregon, distribution center to support member growth along the West Coast. The multi-year project will grow the space by about 50% and increase the company’s efficiency and responsiveness …

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Orgill Announces Plans for New Distribution Facility in Georgia

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Orgill announced plans to build a new, state-of-the-art 800,000-square-foot distribution center in Tifton, Georgia. The new facility will replace Orgill’s current distribution center in Tifton, which opened in 1995 and is currently the oldest location in the company’s network. Along …

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R.P. Lumber Acquires Alexander Lumber

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R.P. Lumber, a fast growing family-owned Midwest hardware and building materials retailer, continues to grow with the pending acquisition of long time competitor Alexander Lumber. Headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, Alexander Lumber is a 130-year-old family-owned company with locations in Illinois, …

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Wooster Brush Finalizes Plans for 600,000 Sq. Ft. Expansion

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The Wooster Brush Company announced it will break ground on an additional manufacturing, warehousing and distribution facility on October 20. The new facility will total more than 600,000 square feet, making it the largest expansion in the company’s 170-year history. …

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Ace Slated to Open 170 New Stores This Year

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Since the beginning of the year, Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the world, has opened 110 new stores. The company is on track to open 60 more before the end of the year.  “Our proposition for consumers is …

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New Possibilities for Vassar Building Center

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Mike MacKay, president of Vassar Building Center in Michigan, is a planner. He scoured his community for new locations to expand his business for many years, but never quite landed on the perfect space at the perfect moment. The company …

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R.P. Lumber Acquires 2 Malcom Lumber Locations

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R.P. Lumber, a family-owned Midwest hardware and building materials retailer, recently purchased two Malcom Lumber locations in Grinnell and Oskaloosa, Iowa, expanding its reach in the state. The chain opened its first Iowa location and 72nd store in February 2021 …

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Channellock Completes Historic Plant Expansion

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Pliers and hand tools manufacturer CHANNELLOCK® has completed a historic expansion of its Meadville, Pennsylvania, plant. In total, the project took about nine months to complete and is now fully operational. The expansion will allow the company to address increasing product …

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