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Honsador Buys Kauai Truss Plant

CanWel Building Materials Group’s Honsador division has acquired the Vickers Island Truss’ truss design and manufacturing operation in Lihue, Hi. Founded in 1995, privately owned Island Truss is the only truss plant on Kauai.

CanWel Building Materials Group’s Honsador division has acquired the Vickers Island Truss’ truss design and manufacturing operation in Lihue, Hi.

Founded in 1995, privately owned Island Truss is the only truss plant on Kauai.

“Island Truss is a very reputable and well-respected brand on Kauai and in surrounding markets and we are very pleased to be able to further solidify and expand our presence in the Hawaiian market with this acquisition,” said Amar Doman, chairman and CEO of CanWel. “We welcome our new employees at Island Truss, and thank David Vickers for building such a strong business over the years. We are very proud to have this great company in the CanWel family and excited to have David as part of our team as he heads up our Honsador truss division, bringing his excellence and experience to our truss operations at Honolulu and Hilo.”

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