SouthernCarlson acquires Manor Hardware


OMAHA, Neb. — SouthernCarlson has announced its acquisition of Seattle-based Manor Hardware. The addition strengthens SouthernCarlson’s multi-family supply and service capabilities and expands its footprint into the Pacific Northwest, the company announced in a press release.

Manor’s founder, Bob Duncan, said, “As a family owned business for 45 years, we are proud to partner with SouthernCarlson, a company that has a similar heritage and values.” President and CEO, Rob Duncan, seconded his father’s comments and went on to state, “We are excited to bring our talented employees more opportunity to develop professionally than ever before, and to give our customers even broader access to quality supplies on job sites.”

For SouthernCarlson, “The Pacific Northwest is a strategic focus for us and partnering with Manor gives us a great opportunity to quickly expand in the area,” said CEO Taka Kato.

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Davey Vanicek, Western Division Vice President, added, “The employees of Manor Hardware have built an incredible company with a great reputation and I’m excited to welcome the entire team to the family. It will be a pleasure to work with Tim Blake and have him continue to lead the business in the region.” For Rob Allen, head of Corporate Development, adding Manor to the company means “Learning from their in-house experts and improving our guaranteed take-off program for multi-family builders across the country.”

The acquisition is SouthernCarlson’s first under the Kyocera banner. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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