Blakely Products Company joins Crown Products, Inc.

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn., August 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Crown Products, Inc. (“Crown”), an industry-leading distributor of flooring and flooring installation products, today announced the acquisition of Blakely Products Company (“Blakely”), whose head office is located in Warren, MI. Founded in 1946, Blakely is a leader and innovator in the distribution of flooring and flooring installation products with seven locations at Michigan (6) and Ohio (1).

Crown CEO, John DeYoung commented, “Blakely Products is a natural fit for Crown. It adds renowned experience and distribution capabilities in Michigan and Ohio with many joint strategic manufacturers. This acquisition is part of our mission to build one of the leading distributors of sundries and flooring in the country. We are delighted to partner with the Blakely team and work together to further distinguish Crown as an industry leader. »

Everett Blakely founded the company near the city center Detroit, Michigan on the principles of honor, integrity and exceptional service. Today, Blakely has grown to seven sites serving all of from michigan Lower Peninsula and Northwestern Ohio.

Dan Blakeley commented, “Blakely Products has had a blessed 76-year history since my father and mother, Everett and Wilma Blakely, founded the company. With current industry consolidation trends and increased competition, it became clear that we needed to join forces with a strong strategic partner with a vision for future success. It is important to ensure that our dedicated employees and their families, our loyal customers and suppliers, and Blakely’s heritage and core values ​​continue to thrive in the future. I am confident Crown Products will be the trustworthy guardian of all that Blakely Products Company has stood for since 1946.”

“Blakely has an excellent reputation and a talented team that shares Crown’s passion and desire to provide excellent quality, service and customer value. We are committed to providing the best customer experience and the combination of Blakely products and Crown is yet another step closer to achieving our goal,” DeYoung said. “This is our fifth acquisition since 2018 as we continue to expand the number of markets in which we provide a full line of flooring and flooring installation products to our customers It’s a very exciting time for Crown and Blakely.

About Crown products:

Crown, headquartered in Bloomington, MN, is an industry-leading distributor of flooring and flooring installation products, serving the Upper Midwest, Mountain West and Great Britain regions. Lakes for over 75 years. Crown’s knowledgeable team and 27-site distribution network serve residential and commercial flooring contractors, builders and retailers in 10 states. With over 23,000 items from over 100 manufacturers, Crown manages a distinctive supplier portfolio for its dynamic customer base.

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