Kodiak Building Partners Acquires Carl’s Building Supply

Nov/Dec Issue

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Highlands Ranch, CO— Lawrence Johnson, owner of Carl’s Building Supply, and Kodiak Building Partners, headquartered here, recently announced the acquisition of Carl’s Building Supply. Carl’s was founded in 1947 and serves the lumber and hardware needs of builders and homeowners in the greater Olympic Peninsula market, in western Washington.

Johnson will continue to remain active with Carl’s following the transaction, and Tom Rider, currently president, will continue in that role and be responsible for the overall business, as well as the go-forward strategy. Carl’s will join the Retail Lumber and Gypsum group of Kodiak and will report to Pat Flood, Executive Vice President of this Kodiak segment.

Under Johnson and Rider’s leadership, the company has made succession planning in all areas of the company a core focus, always searching for ideas to improve their service offering. This company boasts a workforce with one-third of the staff holding college degrees and has a strong family culture and many employees with over 20 years of service. 

Kodiak Building Partners, through its 89 locations, serves general contractors, homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers.

For more information, go to www.kodiakbp.com.

By Miller Wood Trade Publications

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