Metrie® Announces Its Third Acquisition in 18 Months and Expands U.S. Atlantic Market Leadership Position, With Acquisition of Tinder Wholesale, LLC

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Metrie®, North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of millwork solutions, today completed its acquisition of Tinder Wholesale, LLC, (“Tinder”) a two-step distributor of interior and exterior millwork. Alongside the purchase of EL & EL Wood Products Corp. in April 2022, and Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Company in December 2020, the acquisition of Tinder is Metrie’s third acquisition within eighteen months. Each acquisition supports Metrie’s growth strategy and strengthens the overall supply chain for our partners.

“Metrie continues to grow – with this acquisition, in our important US Atlantic region,” commented Kent Bowie, President & CEO, Metrie. “We believe Metrie has the most robust, integrated supply chain in the North American millwork industry, with a combination of internal manufacturing capability complemented by key partnerships with global leaders. The Tinder acquisition enables us to offer our existing – and new – Atlantic customers more innovative product and supply chain solutions. This is an exciting opportunity for us to provide an even better customer experience in the East.”

“Further, the deal showcases our leading presence in every strategic market in the U.S. and Canada; and we still believe there is more that we can do for customers, suppliers, and partners as the market consolidates further. Thank you to Mick Tinder and his team for believing in Metrie to continue their customer service excellence. The Metrie team is actively looking for other millwork-focused businesses that are exploring exit opportunities,” concluded Mr. Bowie.

About Metrie®:

For nearly 100 years, Metrie has helped people transform their homes with high quality millwork products. The Metrie story began in 1926 as a small, family-owned and -operated business in Vancouver, B.C. Since then, Metrie’s commitment to innovative design and fine craftsmanship has helped the company expand operations to include six solid wood and MDF manufacturing facilities, plus 26 distribution centers in the U.S. and Canada. Metrie has grown over the last nine decades to become the largest MDF moulding manufacturer in North America. For more information, please visit or visit us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Houzz.


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