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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

PrimeSource

Distribution · Corporate Divestiture · Acquired in May 2015

North American distributor of construction fasteners and other building products

 

KEY FACTS

  • Largest distributor of construction fasteners and one of the largest distributors of non-lumber building products in North America
  • Service-focused company that sells its products to big-box retailers, local and regional building products suppliers, and other distributors through a network of 39 distribution centers and 26 reload centers across North America
  • Offers a broad product portfolio comprising more than 25,000 SKUs, including its own proprietary brands Grip-Rite and Pro-Twist

INITIATIVES

  • Leverage existing footprint and infrastructure to add new products with strong growth potential
    • Pursue strategic and complementary add-on acquisitions
  • Apply operational best practices that leverage Platinum Equity’s experience in the building materials and transportation & logistics industries