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Hiring: Millwork & Doors Inside Sales Support

Drexel Building Supply is the leader of building materials and services to professional contractors and homeowners throughout Wisconsin. We are always expanding and looking for Rockstars to jump [..]

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Drexel Receives Economic Development Award

This year Drexel Building Supply received the Economic Development Award from Marian University at their 35th Annual Business and Industry Awards Dinner. Drexel was one of only 4 businesses recognized [..]

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Gym Floor Installation at Holy Trinity

in Latest News on November 3, 2016

Drexel installed this gym floor at Holy Trinity in Kewaskum -- If it covers a floor we can do it. Drexel will Supply the Happiness! Captured in just over a minute! #timelapse The actual project [..]

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Natural Hickory Cabinetry

in Latest News on October 26, 2016

Although Natural Hickory is beautiful in every home, it is not for everyone. As a homeowner you should be aware of what you are ordering when selecting Natural Hickory. When a Team Member shows [..]

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Get Yours Now - VELUX

The new kind of 'window' to dramatically enhance your rooms - Skylights. The most convenient way to add a natural light, fresh breeze, and openness into your home. "Fresh Air" Skylight [..]

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Custom Trusses Done Right

in Latest News on September 8, 2016

Custom Trusses are an amazing addition to any architecture. Are you looking for a cool way to make your porch or living room stand out and 'WOW' your guests?! Between Drexel and our Trusted Suppliers [..]

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DuraSupreme - Craftsman Door Style

in Latest News on September 1, 2016

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MiraTec- The Best of the Best

There are lots of trim options on the market, but few like MiraTEC. Unlike other materials, MiraTEC does its job! Coming in four different thicknesses and engineered to resist moisture, rot, [..]

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Horse Shelter Built by Fond du Lac High School Students

Eden, Wis – Mahala’s Hope, a non-profit organization that provides alternative treatment options, partnered with the Fond du Lac High School Building Construction class and Drexel [..]

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Oostburg School Store Completed with Drexel Cabinetry

The students of Oostburg High School wanted an area for coffee along with space for a cash register; a spot for an Ipad to run the transactions and open shelving for items to be displayed. The [..]

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Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build 2016

Members of Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities have teamed with the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity and Appleton Habitat ReStore to build a house in five days as part of [..]

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How Do You Fix a Noisy Floor?

Cracking noises coming from the joints in your sub-floor - well there is a solution; specifically recommended by LP. This problem usually occurs in floors that have been very dirty during construction. [..]

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Staircase Design Ideas

in Latest News on June 27, 2016

Customers can step by step design your dream staircase, and end up with a list of materials to share with our Door and Millwork Specialists at Drexel Click here to get started: LJ Smith Staircase [..]

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Drexel: Supply. Success.

in Latest News on June 21, 2016

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Understanding Wood Standards

Are you interested in learning more about hardwood plywood but put off by all the jargon and terminology? We feel your pain- we're here to help! Thanks to supplier Amerhart for taking the time [..]

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New Score Board at KAA-Field Lights Up the Summer

Drexel Building Supply donated the new score board at the KAA Diamond to the Kewaskum Athletic Association. Drexel's Assistant Store Leader Steve Herriges stated, "The families of Kewaskum [..]

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Trex: Visualize Your Deck - Fantastic Tool!

in Latest News on June 10, 2016

Trex recently launched a new deck designer tool that targets homeowners, contractors, and builders-making the stressful remodeling process one step easier. Download this on any mobile device [..]

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Hiring- Commercial Estimator

Drexel Building Supply is the leader of building materials and services to professional contractors and homeowners throughout Wisconsin. We are always expanding and looking for Rockstars to jump [..]

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Wall Ace Tools

Looking for ways to: Cut on Labor Costs Increased Production Stay ahead of the curve on raising costs of materials, by saving on soft costs Wall Ace Tools are Built to Last and Stand up to [..]

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Schlage Smart Deadbolt For your Home!

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Tile Projects - Final Touch to Any Bathroom

in Latest News on May 9, 2016

Worried about the mold and mildew buildup in your bathroom's shower over time? No need to with these UNIQUE types of tile shown on the right. Both are sure to cast your home to any era of your [..]

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Bright and Matte Bevel

Glazed Ceramic Backsplash

Whether you want a rustic vintage or a more bleached modern style kitchen, both of these images on the right interpret a traditional tile while keeping a rich old-world charm. Both appear to [..]

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Water For Flint

Campbellsport Elementary was excited to receive a pallet of water this morning donated by Drexel Building Supply. We hope they continue to get closer to reaching their goal for the "Fresh [..]

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Visualize Your New Door - Fantastic Remodeling Tool

It's all about the Curb Appeal, right!? There's no better way to BUMP up your homes curb appearance than with the help of the new Therma-Tru DoorWays App. This convenient app will help you determine [..]

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Celia Mueller (left) Drexel Team Member Emma Parker (Right)

Drexel Peddled in to Support Bike and Build

Drexel recently peddled in to support Berlin local Celia Mueller. Celia is a 20 year old sophomore at UW-La Crosse and president of the campus' Habitat for Humanity actions. Celia recently made [..]

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I-joist Floor Performance

in Latest News on February 25, 2016

From time to time we get complaints about floor performance in situations where everything looks good on paper. These can be a bit puzzling in some cases. Typically the floor is designed to support [..]

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Fond Du Lac High School Students Upon Delivery!

Fondy High Shop Class

The Fond Du Lac High School Shop Class needed some assistance with materials for a semester project they were focusing on. Drexel was contacted to help supply the materials this month and asked [..]

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Controlling Floor Vibration

This article was shared on LinkedIn via a Structural Components Group. It's a great read. Written By Tomo Tsuda & Frank Woeste

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Drexel Campbellsport Store Leader Todd Flitter and Campbellsport Team Flooring Specialist Derick Schanen

Twohig's & Drexel Agree on Flooring Acquisition

Campbellsport, Wisconsin (Dec 10, 2015) – Twohig Furniture Store and Funeral Home and Drexel Building Supply announced that they have agreed to terms to collaborate on flooring starting [..]

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Rustic Industrial Style Kitchen

This Rustic Industrial Style Kitchen is truly one of a kind. The kitchen layout and design was homeowner driven on each and every detail. Our Drexel Designer worked hand in hand with them [..]

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Count On Drexel For Your Screws

Drexel now has a complete line up of screws in stock to tackle all your needs. If you haven’t seen the Big Timber Construction Fastener Display at your Drexel location, it’s time [..]

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Drive It Home "FORE" A Vet!

You’ve been hearing a lot about Operation Finally Home, but you aren’t exactly sure how your organization can contribute. The Drive it Home “Fore” a Vet Golf Outing is [..]

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Berlin High School 2015 Scholarship Recipient - Joseph Bartman

Drexel 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Drexel is proud to announce Joseph Bartman as the Drexel Building Supply 2015 Berlin High School Scholarship Recipient! Joe is planning to attend either Colorado School of Mines or UW Platteville [..]

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Drexel Partners with United Community

Drexel Building Supply is a partner of the United Community Program. Drexel signed up for the United Community Program because we are dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, and [..]

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Tamko Shingles - Putting $ On Your Bottom Line

Drexel stocks 5 popular TAMKO Heritage Shingle Colors - which means low lead times, no restock fee's, and quick order turn around. Let's not stop there, as you'll see it really does PAY to compare [..]

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McKenzie Rosenthal (daugther of Drexel Team Member Scott Rosenthal) has been accepted to attend the Air Force Academy in Colorado

Next Stop: US Air Force Academy

McKenzie Rosenthal is the first Kewaskum High School Graduate to earn an appointment to the US Air Force Academy in Colorado. McKenzie was featured in the West Bend Daily News - Click to read [..]

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Project Spotlight: Thomas Kitchen

in Latest News on April 20, 2015

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Project Spotlight: Bonlander Kitchen

in Latest News on April 15, 2015

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Why LP SmartSide Diamond Kote?

Our team at Drexel spent this winter researching siding products that will best service our builders and homeowners needs. We wanted to stock another siding product beyond vinyl in order to save [..]

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The Difference between Nylon and Polyester Fiber Carpeting

When shopping for carpet, one of the focus points is carpet fiber. People often assume that nylon is better than polyester, however carpet fiber is only one factor that needs to be considered. [..]

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Trex - The Art of Next

in Latest News on March 24, 2015

Watch to Learn More. Connect with our Drexel Decking Specialists to Build and Design the deck you have always envisioned.

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Shaw Flooring - Grand Summit - Natural Hickory

Laminate Flooring AC Rating

The AC ratings in the laminate industry represent the durability of a flooring product, and can serve as a guideline for consumer use as well. It's important you use it as just a guideline, and [..]

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Trust Drexel Flooring

in Latest News on March 2, 2015

The following segment aired yesterday (March 1, 2015) on CBS - 60 Minutes. Lumber Liquidators Linked to Health and Safety Violations. Take a moment to watch the segment, as what was being reported [..]

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  Pictured: (left to right) Ron Neitzel, Duane Schliepp, Judy Ehlenbeck, Larry McCarren (Packers Radio Network), Joel Fleischman, and Rob Dean

Drexel Named the 2015 Wisconsin Lumber Dealer Association Lumber Dealer of the Year

The Wisconsin Lumber Dealer Association named Drexel Building Supply the 2015 WRLA Dealer of the year. The award is presented annually to a member dealer who exhibits top-notch professionalism, [..]

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Condensation: Windows and Wood Movement

in Latest News on January 13, 2015

Windows do not cause condensation. Windows serve as visible areas for moisture to condense, warning you that there is too much moisture inside your home. Of course windows don't manufacture water. [..]

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Raving Fan November 2014

hello Joel. I'm sure you get mail like this all the time but I felt the need to take my turn. You guys are awesome. Drexel offers superior quality materials and un-matched customer service. [..]

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Wrightstown Grand Opening Celabration

Drexel Wrightstown Grand Opening

Celebrating our Grand Opening of Drexel Building Supply in Wrightstown

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Drexel Building Supply Wrightstown Team

Drexel Expands to the Greater Fox Valley Region

Drexel Building Supply will be opening their 5th location in Wrightstown, WI in February. Drexel has a reputation for providing name brand quality building materials and services, and looks forward [..]

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Drexel "HOOKED ON" supporting the CMFDL Shanty Town

The Children's Museum of Fond Du Lac, WI hosted an appreciation night for all of its sponsors. The evening revolved around their newest outdoor space, which focuses on Fond Du Lac's very own [..]

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Door & Window Magazine | July-August 2013

Drexel Named Fastest-Growing Door and Window Dealer

Drexel was named one of the Fastest-Growing Door and Window Dealers! Only 7 Dealers were named on the list, all of which were out of the Northeast - accept for DREXEL BUILDING SUPPLY. You can [..]

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Drexel - Norcraft Terrance

What is Custom Cabinetry?

Custom and quality are both the two most mis-used and mis-understood words in the world of cabinetry. Let's all agree that ALL cabinetry is made by hand and therefore could be considered custom, [..]

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Invision this Putting Green in your backyard!

Trex Elevations Made Easy including the Golfers Dream - A Putting Green on your Trex Deck!

This past week our Drexel Decking Experts hosted a Lunch’n Learn to take our customers through the installation of Trex Elevations Steel Deck Framing. The featured project was the installation [..]

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Exterior Trim Assessment

in Latest News on June 14, 2013

In February, one of our team members at Drexel performed an experiment to find out which of the trim boards available are the best quality. This blog will give you a side-by-side comparison. [..]

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Alisha Daun of New Holstein and Andrew Huss of Chilton are the recipients of MSHBA’s educational scholarships.  Presenting the awards is Scholarship Chairperson, Steve Thielman of Drexel Building Supply and MSHBA Executive Officer, Tena Hartwig.

MID-SHORES HBA - PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Mid Shores Home Builders Association, Inc. (MSHBA) recently awarded $500 scholarships to two area students. Alisha Daun of New Holstein and Andrew Huss of Chilton, were selected among the many [..]

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Project Portfolio: Klamm Home

The kitchen designers on this project were Jenny Ferguson and Jon Lehman from our Berlin location.

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Drexel Memorial Day Veteran Discount

Veteran Discount

**ALL Veterans** At Drexel in Brookfield receive 10% off everything now through June 1st - Thank you for your service! Offer Expires 6/1/2013

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TimberTech Cable Rail What's Different?

in Latest News on May 15, 2013

At Drexel Building Supply we feature TimberTech Cable Rail as a Deck Railing solution. Contact our Deck experts in Campbellsport, Berlin or Kiel as they are fully trained on TimberTech Cable [..]

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Drexel Supplied Dunn County Commercial Project

Commercial Project: May 2013

Another Great Commerial Project Supplied by Drexel Building Supply. The Dunn County Health Care Center features Andersen 400 Series Windows.

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New Homes Month - April

New Homes Month Emphasizes the Long-Term Benefits of a New Home

As the Metropolitan Builders Association (MBA) celebrates New Homes Month, this April, it is important to focus on the building structure and long-term performance of a new home. New Homes Month [..]

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Recent Dale Carnegie Grad's

Congratulations to our newest Dale Carnegie graduates. Their hard work the past eight weeks will help them for the rest of their lives. The growth shown was unbelievable. Great job Alana, [..]

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Kiel Building Supply Changes Name to Drexel Building Supply

Our Kiel location was featured in the Tri County News this week - check it out! Kiel Location Changes Name to Drexel Building Supply

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Campbellsport Building Supply honored in INC Hire Power Awards

Campbellsport Building Supply honored for Wisconsin job creation over the past three years New York, NY (December, 6 2012) – Campbellsport, WI-based Campbellsport Building Supply featured [..]

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Team Blue Ranks No. 3405 on the 2012 Inc 500|5000

in Latest News on August 21, 2012

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000 Campbellsport Building Supply Ranks No. 3405 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 [..]

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Drexel Finalizes the Purchase of Location on Bluemound

Brookfield, WI - Locally owned and operated, Drexel Incorporated purchased the property of its location at 19355 West Bluemound Road. The purchase of the building secures Drexel's location [..]

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Team Blue Honored for Achievements

Recently Campbellsport, Kiel, and Berlin Building Supply (CBS) and Drexel in Brookfield were awarded two major business awards both nationally and regionally. For the 5th consecutive year CBS [..]

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Westlawn Neighborhood Revitalization Begins

Westlawn Neighborhood Revitalization Begins The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is redeveloping Westlawn, Wisconsin's largest public housing development. First developed in [..]

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Campbellsport Building Supply names Doug Carlson as Vice President of Sales and Operations

in Latest News on October 3, 2011

Campbellsport, WI: The Blue Team supplies building materials including lumber, components, doors, windows, cabinets, siding, roofing, and decks and more to its customers across the southeastern [..]

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Have Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen?

in Latest News on September 12, 2011

Enter your kitchen and Drexel will put it to a vote. The kitchen voted Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen will win a $20,000 gift card to Drexel that can be utilized towards the purchase of cabinets, [..]

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Tom Petri Visits Kiel Building Supply Lumberyard

Kiel Building Supply received a visit by US House of Representative Tom Petri this past Wednesday.Recent company awards had peaked his interest to tour the facility and meet the staff that have [..]

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Drexel Highlighted in The Freeman

The Waukesha Freeman recently posted the above article about Drexel.

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CBS Ranks #52 on the list of Top ProSales Dealers in 2010

he ProSales Top 100 Dealers list was released on Wednesday May 11th and Campbellsport Building Supply along with Berlin Building Supply, Kiel Building Supply and Drexel came in as #52 on the [..]

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Celebrating 2011 Trex Deck Days

in Latest News on April 1, 2011

The official launch of Trex Transcend Deck and Railing at Kiel, Campbellsport and Berlin Building Supply. KBS: March 31st CBS: April 7th BBS: April 14th As we [..]

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LADIES NIGHT OUT AT DREXEL

Join Us For A Night Out With Friends! First 200 Guests that arrive will receive a Gift Bag.20+ Fabulous Boutiques to Shop all with in our Store!Amazing Raffle GiveawaysPlus A Grand Prize Drawing [..]

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WELCOME GROUPON-ERS! 2011

Welcome Groupon-ers! Thanks for checking out our special promotion just for you. We are Grouponers too! Your experience with us hopefully is as fun as anything you have purchased on Groupon. [..]

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Kiel Building Supply awarded "Associate Member of 2010"

in Latest News on December 6, 2010

Kiel Building Supply has been awarded by the members of the MidShores Home Builders Association as "Associate Member of 2010". This award is based on members who show strong community [..]

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Our Killer M&A Strategy: Export Our Strong Company Culture

in Latest News on June 25, 2010

Article featured on BNET - clickMost people would probably think that we have a complicated way of growing our business. My company, Campbellsport Building Supply, buys other supply stores when [..]

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BLUE TEAM JUMPS 16 SPOTS TO #65 ON THE PROSALES TOP 100

The ProSales Top 100 Dealers list was released on Wednesday May 5th and Campbellsport Building Supply along with Berlin and Kiel Building Supply came in as #65 on the list of top dealers for [..]

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"Floored" Our Youngest Raving Fan Ever

Dear Mr. Fleischman, You may not remember me, but we met last month at your Drexel store in Brookfield, Wisconsin. My mom, sister, and I came to your store searching for floor samples to decorate [..]

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Drexel’s Turnout Floors Them

Drexel’s turnout at their grand re-opening floored even their most optimistic expectations. “It was the most traffic I have seen in our store, and I have worked here for 25 years” [..]

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Ribbon Cutting - Grand Re-Opening

The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to welcome Drexel Inc into the community. Drexel Incorporated has been in the business of interior finishing for over [..]

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GRAND RE-OPENING SALE

Drexel Incorporated, on Bluemound Road in Brookfield Announces Grand Re Opening. New Ownership and updated displays, have prompted Drexel Incorporate to celebrate with special prices, product [..]

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Graduation Acheivement

KEITH STREBELINSKI, ACCOUNT MANAGER AT BERLIN BUILDING SUPPLY WAS AWARDED THE HIGHEST ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL AWARD AT HIS GRADUATION FROM THE DALE CARNEGIE COURSE. Voted among his peers in the class [..]

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Campbellsport Building Supply to acquire Drexel Interiors

in Latest News on December 9, 2009

Campbellsport Building Supply to acquire Drexel Interiors Long-time Building Suppliers Form New Alliance in Milwaukee Area Drexel Interior to remain at Bluemound, Brookfield Location [..]

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Kiel Building Supply Receives 2009 Best of Kiel Award

in Latest News on June 8, 2009

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 -- Kiel Building Supply has been selected for the 2009 Best of Kiel Award in the Lumber & [..]

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WE ARE #81

in Latest News on May 15, 2009

Recently we were named the country's 81st largest Building Material Supplier according to "PRO SALES" magazine TOP 100 publication. We climbed 14 spots from the previous year. And [..]

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Kiel Area Contractors Lend a Hand

in Latest News on February 10, 2009

These times have hit most of us hard. Local food pantries have seen an increase in need and a decrease in supplies and donation. Recently, our own Kiel Building Supply hosted their annual contractor’s [..]

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We are #95

in Latest News on May 16, 2008

ProSales Magazine, a national publication that features news about Pro Dealer Supply Center, recently recognized the Top 100 Pro Sales Dealers in the country. The "blue team" was #95. [..]

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Top 10 Reasons to buy now 2008

in Latest News on March 24, 2008

It’s summertime in Southeastern Wisconsin and the fields are coming to life with the bounty of summer. Homes of all shapes and sizes are also sprouting up in new and existing subdivisions [..]

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23rd Annual Contractor's Appreciation Banquet 2008

in Latest News on January 22, 2008

‘Tis the season for giving. From blood drives, to adopting a family to simply donating anonymously to a good cause, this is the time of year people open up their hearts to our community’s [..]

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9/4/2007 - Inc. 5000 includes CAMPBELLSPORT BUILDING SUPPLY

in Latest News on September 6, 2007

Inc. ranked Campbellsport Building Supply (CBS) on its first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. magazine’s [..]

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