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Kodiak Building Partners Announces Formation of Jenkins Drywall and Insulation

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Kodiak Building Partners and Jenkins Lumber and Hardware announces the formation of a greenfield drywall and insulation distribution operation, Jenkins Drywall and Insulation (“JDI”), based in Etna, Wyoming.

Clint Carter, Director of Corporate Development and Real Estate, and Dave Jenkins, President of Jenkins Lumber, identified the opportunity in this unique market and knew that the existing Jenkins customer base would be thrilled to source more product from a trusted supplier.

“Due to the weather and geography of this particular market, JDI will be the most accessible and convenient supplier of drywall, insulation, and related materials within 80 miles.”, according to Carter.

Steve Swinney, CEO of Kodiak, added that, “While JDI is a standalone operation, it will easily enjoy the benefit of the trusted and well-respected Jenkins name. Building professionals in the Western Wyoming Star Valley and Jackson area have been loyal to the Jenkins legacy for 45 years. This new formation shall serve them for many decades to come.”

JDI will be housed in 10,000 square feet of warehouse space, with a 1,000 square foot showroom. Dan Wall will manage the company, and Beau Hayes, President of Jones Heartz, will oversee its operation.

About Jenkins Drywall & Insulation

Jenkins Drywall and Insulation is a contractor and retail-serving drywall, insulation, and accessories dealer providing expertise and materials for projects of all sizes in western Wyoming and into Idaho markets.

About Jenkins Lumber & Hardware

Jenkins Lumber and Hardware is a pro-oriented, lumber and building materials business which caters to single-family home builders as well as commercial contractors. Jenkins, which is a member of LMC, services the resort area of Jackson, Wyoming, Swan Valley, Idaho, Afton, Wyoming, and many communities along the valley.

About Kodiak Building Partners

Kodiak Building Partners through its 83 locations, serves general contractors, homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers with its operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Nebraska, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


Matt Lascola – Vice President Corporate Development & Real Estate –

Source: Kodiak Building Partners, LLC