Guardian Building Products Acquires Hawkeye Building Distributors

Purchase expands company's presence in the Midwest.

Guardian Building Products, Greenville, SC, has acquired Hawkeye Building Distributors, Rock Island, IL, a distributor of building material and hardline roofing and millwork products that serves independent retail lumber yards in the Midwest. Terms were not disclosed.

The company has additional locations in Chillicothe and Joplin, MO, as well as a millwork assembly facility in Rock Island.

“We have always admired Hawkeye as there are many similarities between our companies,” says GBP President and COO Jim Becker. “We serve the same type of customers and the majority of our product lines are the same, which makes this such a unique opportunity. More importantly, our teams mesh well culturally."

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