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June 29, 2012

Tifton, Ga.-based Short & Paulk Supply announced the spinoff of its truss manufacturing operation as a separate business division catering exclusively to the wholesale trade. The new division will be known as Georgia Structural Components (GSC).

According to S&P CEO Jay Short, "The wholesale-only orientation of our new GSC Division provides an opportunity for substantial development as we continue to expand this distribution channel. It just makes sense for us to seek new markets for our growing manufacturing capabilities."

April 5, 2012

Short and Paulk Supply Company of Tifton, Ga., acquired Laing Hardware in Dawson, Ga.

Laing Hardware was opened in 1983, by Jack Laing, as a division of Laing Implement Company. 

Short and Paulk has closed the store for approximately three weeks to remodel and re-merchandise the location. The retailer said it hopes to be re-opened for business in Dawson in early March. It plans on holding a grand opening in April.

August 7, 2011

According to an article in the Albanyherald.com, Hardware, Bolts, Tools and Tillage celebrated the grand opening of a new store in Albany, Ga., Friday.

Known as HBT, the company was founded in Tifton, Ga., in 1981. Its motto is, "We doze, but we never close," the article reported.

August 7, 2011

According to an article in the Albanyherald.com, Hardware, Bolts, Tools and Tillage celebrated the grand opening of a new store in Albany, Ga., Friday.

Known as HBT, the company was founded in Tifton, Ga., in 1981. Its motto is, "We doze, but we never close," the article reported.

June 30, 2011

“The concept of consistent, incremental improvement applies to just about everything we do,” said Ron Beal, the CEO of Memphis, Tenn.-based distributor Orgill.


In that sentence, Beal captured the essence of the distributor’s spirit of improvement. There’s no single hero, no silver bullet and no rainmaker. Instead, Beal describes an environment of measuring, benchmarking and improving. And the results were impressive in 2010, a difficult year for home products. Orgill posted 2010 sales of $1.179 billion, up 9.3% over $1.079 billion in the prior year. 


August 29, 2007

The company will sell two other soft-alloy extrusion plants, which manufacture products for the building...

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