HD Supply White Cap’s Growth Plans

With the acquisition of ORCO Construction Supply, HD Supply White Cap Construction Supply business is taking advantage of ways to grow in a tough marketplace. ORCO filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of April; it will surely not be the last distributor to be purchased out of bankruptcy. White Cap president Tom Lazzaro spoke with MDM about the acquisition and other initiatives the distributor is pursuing.
CEO Joe DeAngelo told MDM after Home Depot sold HD Supply in 2007 that acquisitions would remain a key growth strategy for the wholesaler-distributor. He saw plenty of opportunities in particular for the company's specialty construction business, White Cap Construction Supply.
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