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Griffin Lumber & Hardware Acquires Blake Builders Supply & Specialty Structural Products

General News

Griffin Lumber is proud to announce their acquisition of Blake Builders Supply a market‐leading lumber and building material retailer and Specialty Structural Products, a roof and floor truss manufacturer. Both are based in Griffin, Georgia. These successful Georgia businesses are joining forces with this acquisition, giving Griffin Lumber & Hardware a competitive advantage with these products in the marketplace.

Blake Builders Supply will be the fourth retail LBM location for Griffin, joining their current locations in Cordele, Leesburg and Tifton. Specialty Structural products will be Griffin’ second manufacturing center joining their sawmill in Cordele. These companies are a great fit for Griffin Lumber and the acquisition emphasizes their commitment to making wood framed construction simpler and faster for builders in Georgia.

Manufacturing is not new to Griffin Lumber; in fact, the company’ roots began in 1948 with milling logs into lumber. That continues today with their mill in Cordele, GA. Adding roof and floor truss manufacturing to the portfolio complements their offerings bringing another product line direct from the manufacturer to builders.

Griffin Lumber looks forward to continuing Blake Builders Supply’ tradition of excellence and reputation for quality and service.

“Blake Builders Supply and Specialty Structural Products have excellent reputations in the industry. The company also has a set of core values that we like, admire and feel is aligned with Griffin’s. People matter at Blake and Specialty and the companies have high standards. When the opportunity to acquire these companies arose, we quickly recognized that it would be a good long‐term move that strengthened both companies.” ‐ CJ Griffin, Griffin Lumber/CEO

“The people, products and reputation of Blake Builders Supply and Specialty Structural Products have always been very important to me. When the opportunity to join Griffin Lumber team presented itself, it quickly became evident that the two companies had something to offer to each other. Griffin Lumber has some unique marketing competencies that will further distinguish us from the competition in our geography. Our competence in component manufacturing via Specialty Structural Products opens an entire new product category to Griffin. I could not be more confident in our future under Griffin Lumber’s leadership and look forward to overseeing a smooth transition.” ‐ Tom Hall, Blake Builders Supply Owner/CEO

Source: Griffin Lumber Company