October 5, 2015 — Concord, NH - The Granite Group Wholesalers, LLC has announced they have finalized the acquisition of Connecticutâ€based Cunningham Supply Inc. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. With locations in West Hartford, CT and Old Saybrook, CT, Cunningham Supply, Inc. is a third generation, family owned and operated wholesaler of plumbing and heating supplies with roots dating back to 1948. Effective today, the Cunningham Branches and Showrooms in both West Hartford and Old Saybrook have begun operating under The Granite Group umbrella.
“As part of our continuing commitment to expansion throughout New England, we are always looking for the right opportunities to get our worldâ€class products, distribution capabilities, people and service to as many customers possible. Bringing Cunningham Supply into The Granite Group family helps us achieve that goal on many levels. Like The Granite Group, Cunningham Supply is an extremely well respected company that makes taking care of their customers and the people servicing them their number one priority. This alignment of core values was truly the centerpiece of putting this deal together. Now that we have combined our teams and branchâ€showroom offerings, we could not be more excited to get to work on this newest opportunity for The Granite Group.” says Bill Condron, The Granite Group’s President & Chief Executive Officer.
“These types of deals only work if the timing, people, products, cultures and values are in sync and in this case, the synergy is terrific! We are extremely proud of what our team and family has built over the past 67 years and we are now looking forward to being a part of The Granite Group. Leveraging the tremendous capabilities of The Granite Group will enhance our ability to better service all of the loyal customers and communities that we have had the absolute privilege to work with since 1948." says Kevin Cunningham, Cunningham Supply, Inc.’s President.
About The Granite Group
Winner of Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine’s 2013 Supply House of the Year Award, The Granite Group features 33 Branch locations throughout New England. They are a fullâ€service wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, cooling & water supplies. They pride themselves on supplying the highest quality products in the industry, delivered through a dynamic distribution system. They also know that customer service is their most important product and every member of their team is focused on delivering the best service possible their customers. From an experienced and knowledgeable inside staff to a strong outside force, The Granite Group works every day to meet its customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.
For more on The Granite Group, please visit: www.thegranitegroup.com
About The Ultimate Bath Store
The Ultimate Bath Store is New England’s premier bath and kitchen center and the exclusive showroom chain of The Granite Group. Featuring 16 fullyâ€decorated and staffed locations in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and Rhode Island. The Ultimate Bath Stores have the largest Kohler inventory in New England, and also feature Bain Ultra air tubs, Elkay kitchen sinks, Basco shower enclosures and multiple other world class product lines.
For more on The Ultimate Bath Store, please visit: http://www.ultimatebathstore.com