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Castle Welcomes New Member in Ontario

Mississauga, ON - Castle Building Centres Group Ltd.

Castle continues to break records in 2017 as they add another new member location
to the map of Canada.

The newest independent to open its doors as Castle Building Centres is Buchanan Hardware, located in Parry Sound district of Port Loring, Ontario. Historically, Port Loring was known as a central logging centre in the early 1900’s, positioned on the shore of Wilson Lake. Today, Port Loring is a booming outdoor adventure tourism town and part of the “new” Muskoka township.

The family run business was founded in 1929 and evolved over the years and 3 generations later, the business is poised for its next transformation as it plans to expand into the LBM market. Sisters; Cathy, Karen and Patricia, along with their mother, Betty recall their family’s passion and drive to continuously re-think and expand the family business, and feel it has been a key factor in their success.

“Our children are eager to get involved in the family run business and we wanted to secure their future before passing the reins to the next generation. We wanted to see the business continue to grow and flourish, and for this reason we chose to join Castle. Unlike other groups, Castle chooses to focus on the success of their members and that’s what our family needs so we can continue to grow in the future.”
Buchanan Family

Their five-acre lot will provide the backdrop for their LBM expansion complimenting their current retail hardware, garden centre and gas bar business. The Buchanan’s, with the help of Castle’s extensive product assortment, aspire to be the leader in hardware and building materials in Port Loring and the surrounding area.

“Independents who get to know Castle discover what so many other Independents have already; Castle’s winning business model is the future of the Independent LBM retailer”
Ken Jenkins, Castle President

Castle would like to welcome Buchanan Hardware to the family.

About Castle Building Centres Group

Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. is a Canadian member-owned, Lumber, Building Materials and Hardware buying group committed to the success of the independent.

Our commitment is to drive this success to over 300 Castle member locations and is achieved through unwavering Transparency, Freedom and Profitability.

Our business model focuses on accountability to our membership, member freedom of choice, and a commitment to their success, growth and profitability through strategic partnerships with key vendor partners and a winning hardware distribution solution.

Jennifer Mercieca Director of Communications
T 905.564.3307 x 220
Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. 100 Milverton Drive, Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L5R 4H1