Huttig Announces Partnership with Duchesne
Canadian Manufacturer Added to Huttig’s Fastener Offering
ST. LOUIS, MO, May 1, 2017 – Huttig Building Products, Inc. (Huttig), (NASDAQ: HBP), a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, is pleased to announce an agreement with Canadian manufacturer Duchesne et Fils ltée, expanding the fastener offering at Huttig.
Duchesne will manufacture packaged and bulk nails under the Huttig-Grip brand, a division of Huttig providing a complete line of fastening solutions available through Huttig locations across the country.
“This partnership with Duchesne is a win-win relationship for both companies,” said David Fishbein, Executive Vice President of the Huttig-Grip division of Huttig Building Products. “Duchesne’s history of manufacturing top-quality products is a perfect fit for the Huttig-Grip brand and our customers.”
“Duchesne is celebrating its 90th anniversary, and what better way to mark this milestone than with our partnership with Huttig-Grip,” said Audrey Duchesne Milette, President and CEO of Duchesne. “Our expertise in manufacturing and Huttig’s strength in distribution will create a powerful force to grow the Huttig-Grip brand in the US market. The passion and connection between both teams reveals the fit and brings to light that it is just the beginning of a long and great journey.”
The Duchesne partnership is the result of Huttig’s effort to secure more brands and broaden national offerings to enhance Huttig’s role as the preferred distributor for millwork, building materials and fasteners.
Huttig, currently in its 132nd year of business, is one of the largest domestic distributors of millwork, building materials and wood products used principally in new residential construction and in home improvement, remodeling and repair work. Huttig distributes its products through 27 distribution centers serving 41 states. Huttig’s wholesale distribution centers sell principally to building materials dealers, national buying groups, home centers and industrial users, including makers of manufactured homes.
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