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‘R.P. Lumber Acquires Custer Do it Best Hardware and Lumber’

April 18, 2024 | by The Jeuns

R.P. Lumber Company, based in Edwardsville, Illinois, has recently acquired Custer Do It Best Hardware and Lumber, located in an unspecified location, adding to its expanding portfolio.

Speaking about the acquisition, a representative from R.P. Lumber stated, “I truly believe R.P. Lumber is the right organization to call itself the next owner of this location.”

Aside from a contractor sales department and a convenient drive-through lumberyard experience, Custer Do It Best Hardware and Lumber also offers services such as delivery, key cutting, screen repair, glass repair, and a wide range of hardware and building materials.

Expressing gratitude for the trust placed in them by the previous owners, a spokesperson for R.P. Lumber stated, “The care and pride exhibited by Bonnie and her team are apparent. We’re humbled they have decided to entrust this great business to another family-owned company.”

Established in 1977, R.P. Lumber opened its first location in Staunton, Illinois, and has since expanded its presence across Illinois, Missouri, Wyoming, Iowa, Wisconsin, and now South Dakota. This latest acquisition is part of the company’s strategic growth plan in the region.


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