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New Berlin Kitchen Knockout - Before & After

Designer: Amber Andrastek Cabinetry: Norcraft Parker Maple Espresso Countertops: Zodiaq London Sky

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Sussex Pack175 Cubscouts Outreach

Drexel had the privilege of sponsoring this awesome event for the Pack175 Cubscouts. This group consists of Kindergarden through 5th graders out of Sussex. All day family and friends of the Cubscouts [..]

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Flooring Installation Tips for Oconomowoc High School

Our Team Member Bronco went to Oconomowoc High School to give a three hour flooring presentation to the Building Trades Class. This presentation showed the basics on how to install flooring - [..]

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Drexel Supplies Building Materials to Plymouth Tech Ed

Drexel had the privilege of sponsoring the Plymouth Tech Ed department in the construction of bid homes for kids at the SCHBA Home Expo. In addition, Team Blue supported the recent build of a [..]

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Great Northern Cabinetry at Drexel

Whether you want to go with the modern look or rustic look, the Rustic Hickory is the best of both worlds when picking out your Cabinetry! The Praline Stain compliments any type of wood or stone [..]

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Future Partners - North Fond Du Lac Building Trades Cooperative

The mission of this group is to provide opportunities and information to the High School Students who are interested in the Construction career path. There is nothing more rewarding than educating [..]

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Richfield Dream Home Supplied by Drexel

This beautiful Richfield home turned out AMAZING!

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Team Members Alicia Schiess & Wendy Van Zeeland along with the SCORES Students

Wrightstown High School SCORES Program

Wrightstown High School SCORES Program Wrightstown High School offers a program for students who have differing abilities to provide them real-world applications and opportunity. This program [..]

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Berlin Local Scholarship Program Supporting Higher Education

Berlin Local Scholarship Program Drexel is proud to announce Hanna Nitzke as the Drexel Building Supply 2017 Berlin High School Scholarship Recipient! Hanna will be attending UW Milwaukee to [..]

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Should I Sand Before Applying Stain?

The answer: a resounding YES! To experiment with this theory, a sheet of plywood was manipulated to represent many of the situations wood encounters throughout the construction process. This [..]

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Fond Du Lac High School Building Material Donation

Drexel donated material to the Fondy High Construction Class to help the students in building small home structures. In doing so, it provided them with a great experience and an example of how [..]

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New Entryway at St Peter and Paul Church in Kiel

in Press Releases on March 17, 2017

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Selecting your Laminate Countertop at Drexel

in Press Releases on March 7, 2017

While there are pros and cons within all building materials, be sure you know the product you are buying. Specifically when deciding to go with Laminate in your kitchen. It is easy to clean and [..]

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Countertop: Quartz | Stratus White

Dreamy Master Bath

This beautiful project turned out amazing! The Navy walls compliment the White Norcraft Cabinetry perfectly. Nothing says your modern day remodel quite like this bathroom!

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Modern Grey Basement

This beautiful basement turned out absolutely perfect! This home is a great example that you don't need a lot of space to give your home the "new" spacious feel with a basement remodel! [..]

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To All Homeowners

in Press Releases on January 24, 2017

When you choose to have wood cabinets in your home, you are also opening up the possibility of tiny cracks appearing in the paint of the wood. No matter how much money you spend, these cracks [..]

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Kiel Kitchen Remodel

in Press Releases on January 20, 2017

Not only did the Homeowners want new cabinets and countertops, but also changed their kitchen window from a standard Casement to a Bigger Bay window to allow more light into the Kitchen. To allow [..]

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Marian Externship Week by Alyssa Bartlett

in Press Releases on January 17, 2017

Last week Drexel welcomed two Marian students; Kyle Quintell and Alyssa Bartlett who chose to complete their Externships here. The goal of the externship is to give the students insight to how [..]

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Schneiss Kitchen

This recently finished project turned out amazing. No matter the size of the kitchen, Drexel knows just how to design to keep a spacious and modern feel. You can't go wrong with a mix of greys, [..]

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Unique Remodel With History

5-6 years ago this family was able to build their dream home along with their dream kitchen. After years passed and a couple grandchildren later, the homeowners realized the original shape of [..]

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Countertops- Viatera Symphony Cabinetry- Antique White w/ Chocolate Glaze

Antique White

This beautiful remodel in Oakfield turned out amazing! Drexel had the pleasure of working with the customer on the Flooring, Countertops, Cabinetry, Backsplash and the Island. The door style- [..]

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And The Color Of The Year....

Each year a color is announced in December in which symbolizes a specific snapshot of what we see taking placing globally in our culture that expresses a mood or attitude. It is something that [..]

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Toys For Tots

in Press Releases on December 15, 2016

Drexel's mission to Supply.Happiness. this holiday season involved the Marines Toys for Tots. Team Members donated a total of 302 toys and Drexel matched the Teams donations with a cash donation [..]

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Not Your Average New Construction

When homeowners choose Dura Supreme Cabinetry, their options are limitless. Whether you're going for the traditional cozy kitchen or a new age modern feel- it's all in the Door Style, Cabinet [..]

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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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Keeping It Simple with Merillat

in Press Releases on November 3, 2016

Not looking to spend a fortune, but your craving a new kitchen feel!? Drexel can help- whether it is with new Merillat Cabinetry, updating your Countertops or updating your room with new Flooring. [..]

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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 Press Releases 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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Home Theater Dream

Drexel Building Supply Teamed up with QRS Group to provide these homeowners the Home Theater they were looking for. A public theater doesn't even comes close to this 'in home' private theater [..]

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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 Press Releases 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 Press Releases 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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Norcraft Cabinetry - Duncan Door Style Project

in Press Releases on June 10, 2016

There is no better way to add value to your kitchen than adding crown molding to your walls and cabinets! As pictured below, a slight change in cabinets and countertops go a LONG way! With the [..]

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Trex: Visualize Your Deck - Fantastic Tool!

in Press Releases 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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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 Press Releases 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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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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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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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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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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Why LP SmartSide Diamond Kote?

In 2001, it became apparent to Joe Jordan, CEO of Wausau Supply Company, that the “flood coating” method of factory-painting siding wasn’t meeting the expectations of builder [..]

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Trust Drexel Flooring

in Press Releases 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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Drexel Building Supply helps build dreams

Shout Out to the Drexel Team in this weeks FDL Reporter and Greenbay Gazette. Take a peek at the article... Follow this Link for the full article: Drexel Building Supply helps Build Dream

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Drexel Veteran's Day Spotlight Frank Gitter

Drexel Team Member Frank Gitter served active duty in the U.S .Army as a technical observer from 1970-1972. His reserve duty ended in 1976. Frank flew secret night missions over Vietnam from [..]

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2014 Inc. 5000 Award

in Press Releases on August 29, 2014

Inc. 500|5000 Inc Magazine places Drexel Building Supply on the 33nd Annual List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies Drexel Building Supply once again made the INC Magazine 500/5000 [..]

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Drexel Building Supply Named #2 "Top Workplace"

Drexel Building Supply Named “Top Workplace” Drexel was just awarded the #2 Top Workplace in WI for Mid-Sized Companies. Drexel also received the top Development Award among ALL [..]

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Drexel #56 on ProSales Top 100

Drexel Ranked in 2014 ProSales Top 100

The ProSales Top 100 is a list of the nation's top professional-oriented full-line lumberyards and specialty dealers ranked by the dollar value of the sales and based on information each company [..]

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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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New Home Month

Top 10 Reasons To Build A New Home 2014

Check out this great list from the Wisconsin Builders Assocation. Top 10 Reasons to Build a New Home 2014

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Richardson Industries sells Lumber Division

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin (January 22, 2014) – Richardson Industries, Inc. and Drexel Building Supply announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms of an inventory sale and lease [..]

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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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Business Journal Fastest Growing Company

The Milwaukee Business Journal announced the areas Fastest Growing Firms this past week for their consecutive years of growth in the marketplace. Among the 30 winners this year, Drexel Building [..]

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32nd Annual Inc 500 5000

Inc. magazine today ranked Drexel Building Supply No. 3543 on its 32nd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest growing private companies. The list represents the most [..]

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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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Featured from left to right: Drexel Team Members Dan Hall, Zach Gassner, Todd Flitter

Supporting Higher Education

The 2013 Campbellsport High School scholarship winner is Drexel's very own team member Zach Gassner. Zach has been working at Drexel as a yard team member, and will be attending the Fox Valley [..]

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ProSales Top 100 Dealers of 2012

Drexel Building Supply Ranks #58 on ProSales Top 100

The ProSales Top 100 is a list of the nation's top professional-oriented full-line lumberyards and specialty dealers ranked by the dollar value of the sales and based on information each company [..]

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Drexel Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity & Drexel Building Supply

Habitat for Humanity, Washington & Dodge County and Drexel Building Supply announced the 3rd year of a special event partnership in Habitat's “Sign-a-Board” promotion. Drexel [..]

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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 Press Releases 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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Drexel Prizes $20,000 Gift Card to the Winner of Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen Contest!

Over the past two months, Greater Milwaukee residents had a chance to submit their kitchen to www.milwaukeesworstkitchen.com for a chance to be crowned Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen and win a $20,000 [..]

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

in Press Releases 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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Drexel featured in Herlife Magazine - October Issue

The Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen Contest is featured on page 26 & 27 in the October Issue of Herlife Magazine. Click here to read Herlife Online

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Do you have Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen?

Milwaukee's Worst Kitchen ContestEnter 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 [..]

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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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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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Campbellsport Building Supply to acquire Drexel Interiors

in Press Releases 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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WE ARE #81

in Press Releases 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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2008 Berlin Building Supply Scholarship Winner Announced

in Press Releases on September 16, 2008

Berlin Building Supply and Custom Cabinetry announced the winner of the 2008 Berlin Building Supply Youth Scholarship. The award is a $500 scholarship for an outstanding Berlin High School graduating [..]

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We are #95

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

in Press Releases 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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