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U.S. Lumber Group, Atlanta, Ga., has agreed to acquire Mid-State Lumber Corp., Branchburg, N.J.
Jeff McLendon, president and CEO of US Lumber parent Specialty Building Products, said, “Mid-State Lumber is a terrific addition to U.S. Lumber. It is the leading specialty products distributor in its markets, with a loyal following of customers built over multiple generations of family ownership. The Bernstein family, and all of their employees, have built a fantastic business and we are thrilled that they will be joining the U.S. Lumber family. Together we will continue to deliver reliable products and first-class service for customers and suppliers in their markets and across our entire footprint.”
Mid-State Lumber’s ownership group, including Ken, David and Gary Bernstein, added, “Since our father Bernie Bernstein founded Mid-State Lumber in 1972, we have built a business based on family values and the simple desire to bring great products to great customers adding value through great service and relationships. This partnership provides an opportunity to build on Mid-State’s impressive legacy and provides a foundation for the long-term success of our employees, customers and vendors.”
Mid-State Lumber will continue to operate under its existing brand under current leadership from its operations in Branchburg; Kingston, Pa.; Warwick, N.Y; and Marlborough, Ma.
U.S. Lumber operates nine distribution centers, Minnesota distributor Midwest Lumber, and five Alexandria Moulding manufacturing/distribution facilities.