Heartland Building Center Locations Acquired by Mead Lumber

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Heartland Building Center, with locations in Hays, Stockton, and Russell, Kansas, has been acquired by Mead Lumber.

Heartland Building Center, founded in 1892, is a full-service lumber and building materials supplier serving professional builders, homeowners, and commercial contractors in north central Kansas. LBM Century Club membership is held by the company.

“We are thrilled to join the Mead Lumber team. Mead shares our work ethic and values, our dedication to great customer service and our commitment to employee development. I am very excited about Heartland Building Center’s future with Mead Lumber,” Verlin Pfannenstiel, Co-Owner and President of Heartland Building Center, stated.

The company will continue to be known as Heartland Building Center.

The current management team, led by general manager Derrick Bussman, will continue to oversee day-to-day operations, as will all current employees.

“Heartland Building Center is a great company with a tremendous reputation and long-standing history in the building community; we are excited to have them join our family,” Dave Anderson, president of Mead Lumber added.

“This acquisition is a great opportunity for our company and fits our strategic plan to expand further into Kansas.”

Mead Lumber is a 100% employee-owned company that ranks 18th on the LBM Journal 100 list of top lumber and building materials retailers.

The company now has 47 locations, including five truss and wall panel manufacturing plants, in Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Mead Lumber specializes in providing builders and homeowners with a complete line of materials such as lumber, building materials, trusses and wall panels, millwork, kitchen cabinets and countertops, siding, decking, windows, doors, and hardware.

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