Mead Lumber buys South Dakota, Norfolk stores

2011-11-02T08:13:00Z 2011-11-02T08:14:51Z Mead Lumber buys South Dakota, Norfolk storesBy The Telegram Staff Columbus Telegram
November 02, 2011 8:13 am  • 

COLUMBUS — A local, century-old company is expanding by acquiring new locations.

Mead Lumber Company has purchased the Fullerton Lumber in Vermilion, Yankton and Winner, S.D., and Farm and Ranch Building Supply in Norfolk.

The purchases were effective Oct. 31.

“The geographic location and size of these stores make them a great fit for Mead Lumber’s growth plans,” said Craig Bradshaw, president of Mead Lumber.

With more than 100 years of experience, Mead Lumber has become a leader in the building materials industry, ranking in the top 25 nationally. Currently there are 35 Mead lumberyards, truss plants, hardware stores and mill shops in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming.

“We are excited to tell our customers that all of the same great people who have served you in the past are still at your local store. At Mead Lumber, earning your business is our top priority. We have talented professionals on staff and we put our buying power to work every day so that our customers always have competitive pricing. We want to be your supplier of choice,” Bradshaw said.

Mead’s range of products include lumber, hardware, kitchen cabinets, insulation, trusses, drywall, plywood and engineered lumber. It also includes Andersen window showrooms and a delivery fleet of over 250 vehicles. Visit for more information.

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