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Cook & Boardman Acquires Two Companies

These acquisitions represent the 8th and 9th acquisition by the commercial door, frames and hardware, electronic access control equipment and specialty products distributor.
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• Advantech, Dover, Delaware, will operate as a division of A3 Communications, a system integrator acquired by C&B Group in April 2018. Advantech serves the Mid-Atlantic region and specializes in large facility security, fire and life safety systems, access control, homeland security, video surveillance, and intrusion protection, according to the company.

• Building Specialties, Birmingham, Alabama, is a CDH distributor with four Alabama branch locations in key markets for the C&B Group. These acquisitions represent the 8th and 9th acquisition by Cook & Boardman, the nation’s largest distributor of commercial doors, frames and hardware, electronic access control equipment and specialty (Division 10) products, since the distributor’s acquisition by Littlejohn, LLC in October 2018.

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