Grabber Expands in Southern U.S. Regions, Acquires All-Fast Inc.
Grabber Construction Products has acquired All-Fast Inc., a full-line distributor of staples, nails, air nailers and staplers, power tools, saw blades, and other equipment for the power fastening customer.
In announcing the acquisition, Roland Snyder, vice president and CFO of Grabber, noted that the move firms up Grabber’s South Central/Mid South strategy. “We are delighted to again have a presence in the Memphis area after a short absence,” Snyder said. “We're proud to be associated with the Rump family and to carry on the quality business that Ken and Joan have established. We value their knowledge and expertise in the nail/staple industry.”
Grabber’s Vice President and US North Division Operations
Manager Steve Fletcher, agreed that, “All-Fast’s geographic footprint not only saves our sales personnel windshield time, but it will also help facilitate supply logistics to the South Central/Mid South regions.”
All-Fast will be managed by Matt Nelson, southeast regional manager for Grabber. Kenny Rump has been named branch manager of Grabber/All-Fast. Bill Reese, senior vice president and U.S. North Division sales manager at Grabber, emphasized that All-Fast fits well with Grabber’s culture of service, innovation, and integrity. “This acquisition allows us to add very knowledgeable sales personnel to help balance our residential, industrial and commercial presence,” stated Reese. “All-Fast’s nail/staple offerings give us the opportunity to sell our complete line, including Deck Solutions, packaged 1# and 5# nails, drywall screws, and NoCoat structural laminate products.”