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Lansing Building Products acquires Harvey, enters partnership with Merkel Ventures

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Lansing Building Products acquires Harvey, enters partnership with Merkel Ventures


Lansing Building Products has acquired the distribution business of Harvey Building Products. Through Lansing’s acquisition of Harvey Distribution, the company adds 36 branches in the Northeast to bring its combined footprint to 113 U.S. locations. In connection with the Harvey Distribution acquisition, Lansing will enter into a new partnership with Markel Ventures, which has obtained a majority stake in the company.

Since 1955, the Lansing family and its associates have supplied exterior building products to professional contractors across the United States. With the acquisition of Harvey Distribution, Lansing will operate a network of 113 branches in 35 states. The company is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Harvey Building Products is a vertically-integrated manufacturer and distributor of windows and doors in addition to other exterior building products. Founded in 1961 and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, the company serves a variety of contractors and building industry professionals across the Northeast. The distribution business to be acquired in this transaction has approximately 600 employees and operates 36 warehouse locations.

In a statement on the company’s website, Lansing Building Products President and CEO Hunter Lansing, called the acquisition “a powerful partnership.

“Together, our combined 125 years of experience will enable us to set an even higher bar of what it means to be the best-in-class industry leader for our associates and customers,” he wrote. “I look forward to welcoming Harvey associates into the Lansing family and thank Markel Ventures for its faith and confidence in our business going forward. These are exciting times to be at Lansing.”