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Element Materials, LLC Joins SouthernCarlson, Inc.

General News

SouthernCarlson Inc., one of the nation’s leading fastener, tool and packaging distributors, announces the acquisition of California-based Element Materials LLC. The acquisition was finalized on April 30, 2019.

This latest acquisition strengthens SouthernCarlson’s footprint in California, adding service capabilities and local distribution presence in the Fresno market. Mike Braham, president of Element Materials, stated, “Joining the SouthernCarlson family will be great for our associates and customers. The support and backing of a national company that is expanding through California will enable us to grow our business even faster and provide more products and services to our customers.”

Kenneth Sweder, SouthernCarlson’s chairman and chief executive officer, commented, “California is an important market for us. We continue to open new locations across Northern California, with a focus on Rancho Cordova, Salinas, San Leandro and Tracy. The addition of Element Materials expands our capabilities into central California. I’m pleased to welcome Mike Braham and the great team at Element Materials to SouthernCarlson as we build our business.”

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Element Materials LLC

Element Materials is one of California’s leading providers of construction supplies and equipment serving residential construction, commercial construction and industrial accounts. Element Materials opened in 2012 and is headquartered in Fresno, California.

About SouthernCarlson Inc.

SouthernCarlson is a leading national distributor of the most recognized brands of construction tools, fasteners, packaging and facility supplies. SouthernCarlson serves a broad array of customers and end markets across the country from over 150 locations.


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Source: SouthernCarlson, Inc.