Wisconsin Building Supply acquires Trantow Do-It Center


Wisconsin Building Supply (WBS), a subsidiary of US LBM, proudly announces the acquisition of Trantow Do-It Center of Merrill, Wis. from Kent Johnson as he continues leading day-to-day operations with his existing team.

Trantow Do-It Center is family owned and has serviced the Central and Northern Wisconsin area since 1897. Located in Merrill, Wis., Trantow is a complete home center that offers a wide array of hardware, paint, power tools, windows, doors, cabinetry, lumber, and lawn and garden tools. Trantow also offers product delivery, drafting and designing services, on the job measuring, and expert advice. The company currently employs more than 25 associates with many averaging 10-20 years of experience at this location.

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“Trantow’s is excited to be part of the Wisconsin Building Supply Team,” said Kent Johnson, President of Trantow Do-It Center. “We look forward to the new and exciting opportunities the partnership presents.”

“We are eager to broaden our presence in the Central and Northern Wisconsin Markets,” said Bill Imig, President of Wisconsin Building Supply. “The Trantow team and their #1 market share is the perfect fit for WBS, and will allow us to continue to improve offerings to professional builders and consumers in this region.”


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