Acquires distributor Allied Products
By Matthew Spieler
Volume 26/Number 17; January 7/14, 2013
HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—J.J. Haines, the industry’s largest distributor, not only expanded by purchasing supplies and sundries wholesaler Allied Products, the acquisition opens up a whole new avenue of business opportunities.
“Our businesses are complementary,” noted Bruce Zwicker, Haines’ president and CEO, “but different.”
Allied is a 72-year-old distributor of flooring-related supplies and sundries. Based in Baltimore like Haines, the company ope rates 11 locations through out Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina while also servicing Delaware, areas of New Jersey and West Virginia, and Washington D.C. The company employs 44 people, of which all have been retained by Haines, including its owners and senior management, and has annual sales revenues in excess of $10 million. Continue reading Haines expands into sundries