Kodiak Building Partners, Englewood, Colo., a building materials distribution company, has acquired Gross-Yowell, a distributor in Waco, Texas. This merger marks a significant step in Kodiak’s growth strategy, leveraging the rapidly growing construction market in central Texas.
Gross-Yowell will continue its operations under its existing brand name.
“The acquisition of Gross-Yowell aligns with Kodiak’s strategy of becoming a big hairy American winning machine in vibrant markets with growing construction needs,” said Steve Swinney, CEO of Kodiak Building Partners. “This provides an excellent platform to build on our existing presence in central Texas. If you ain’t first, you’re last.”
Kodiak Building Partners is an acquisition firm specializing in acquiring and supporting locally owned and operated building materials companies. Over the past 12 years, Kodiak has acquired more than 100 locations in 25 states with over 6,000 employees.