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Brown Wood Products Acquires Industrial Wood Products

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August 11, 2022 | Bill Esler

Brown Wood Products Co. acquired the assets of Industrial Wood Products Inc., Windsor, CT.

A supplier of custom wood components to OEM manufacturers, Industrial Wood Products had $6.5 million in revenue and employed 32, according to Kona Equity. The transaction was announced July 1.

“We are proud to add Industrial Wood Products to our portfolio and will continue to supply the needs of OEM manufacturers in the United States with quality wood parts and components,” says Terry Gross, president of Brown Wood (IWF Booth  . Since 1927 we have been providing custom wood solutions that cater to every niche and need, from Industrial Manufacturers to high-end retail goods purveyors.”

This marks the second acquisition for Brown Wood, Inc., which in 2019 acquired Good Wood, Inc., a supplier of small diameter turnings to the hobby and craft market. With the acquisition of Industrial Wood Products, Brown Wood further cements it’s roll as a single source supplier for both American-made custom wood components and commodity imported wood parts.

Brown Wood, Inc. is the parent company of Designs of Distinction, a stocking supplier of wood and metal components for kitchen, bath and home; and The Gavel Company, a supplier to the Awards and Recognition industry.

Brown Wood, Inc. (IWF Booth C2262) is an industry leading strategic partner to manufacturers, retailers, distributors, engineers and architects seeking cost-effective, high quality wood parts, components and assemblies.

Designs of Distinction™, a Brown Wood, Inc. product line, is a complete source of stock decorative wood and metal components for the kitchen and bath and furniture markets. Our Brown Wood Inc., contract division, Made-To-Spec is able to provide front-to-back custom wood product solutions for all markets. Just a few of the industries served include furniture, store fixture and display, hardware, toy and game, sporting goods, educational, professional and industrial. Whether seeking single piece replicas, volume production or complete finished goods, Brown Wood Inc. works with you from conception to reality.

Founded in 1927, Brown Wood Inc. offers cutting edge capabilities, a consultative approach and a vast array of products to help each customer realize its vision, seamlessly. Our Designs of Distinction™ brand has been a leading supplier of components to the Kitchen and Bath Industries since 1998. It continues to lead the industry in new product development by taking today’s trends and re-imagining them into products that work for residential kitchen design.

Manufacturer programs include JIT, Consignment and Warehousing. Proprietary manufacturing and customized purchasing programs such as consignment and JIT are hallmarks of the Designs of Distinction™ brand. Furniture Findings by Brown Wood, the newest line to be offered, features a line of furniture legs and feet in Ash, Walnut and Birch. New products include: Tambour, metallic trim for cabinet panels and furniture, slipper cups, and our cut-to-size materials program (decorative grille, wire mesh, rattan, leather and resin).

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