The acquisition adds two locations in the greater Cleveland market and further expands PSE’s market presence in the Northern Ohio region.
“We are extremely excited to have the D&S organization join forces with Painters Supply, as we continue to strengthen our presence in the State of Ohio,” said Patrick Mayette, president & CEO of PSE. “The high service model and customer-focused commitment that the D&S team consistently delivers perfectly aligns with PSE and will only be strengthened as we become one.”
Ben Ihde, owner of D&S, will join PSE as part of the regional leadership team. He will continue to ensure that his team delivers industry-leading service to their customers while driving continued growth in the region.
“This acquisition marks another important expansion of PSE’s business in the Midwest and signifies our commitment to grow in that region,” continued Mayette. “We will remain an active acquirer of strategic distributors in the Midwest, Southeast and nationally, to support our aggressive growth goals.”
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