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Wilsonart Buying Distributor

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces, Austin, Tx., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alpine Sales, Inc., a Columbia, S.C.-based wholesale distributor to the building and remodeling industry. Alpine Sales distributes decorative surfaces, post formed countertops, lacquers and stains, and hardware.

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces, Austin, Tx., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alpine Sales, Inc., a Columbia, S.C.-based wholesale distributor to the building and remodeling industry. Alpine Sales distributes decorative surfaces, post formed countertops, lacquers and stains, and hardware.

“Our acquisition of Alpine Sales complements Wilsonart’s company culture and greatly enhances the services we offer with three locations in South Carolina and one in North Carolina,” said Tim Atkinson, VP-sales. “We look forward to expanding Wilsonart’s Company-owned distribution footprint and enhancing our penetration of our expanding engineered surfacing offering. We will continue our tradition of best-in-class service, promote our broad engineered surfaces portfolio, and grow our business.”

“For over 40 years, Alpine Sales has partnered with Wilsonart in distributing surfacing products,” Alpine Sales president Michael Steck. “Wilsonart’s commitment to delivering the highest quality products with unmatched service blends seamlessly with Alpine’s founding principles. The acquisition is a logical progression and will solidify our efforts in continuing to service customers in the Southeast with their building and remodeling needs.”

The transaction is expected to close on Sept. 4.

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