GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Universal Forest Products Inc. has announced that one of its affiliates has closed on the purchase of certain assets of Quality Hardwood Sales, LLC, a Nappanee, Ind.-based manufacturer and supplier of hardwood products, including components for cabinets used in homes and recreational vehicles. This is Universal’s first operation devoted to hardwood products.

Quality Hardwood saw net sales of $30 million in 2016. The company’s management will remain.

“Quality Hardwood has exceptional manufacturing expertise, a strong management team that’s staying on, and products that are known in the industry for their superiority. In addition, its leaders share our devotion to lasting customer relationships and to diversification and growth, and will be a great addition to the Universal family of companies,” said Universal CEO Matthew J. Missad.

Universal Forest Products also announced today that one of its affiliates closed on the purchase of a previously announced acquisition, Robbins Manufacturing Co., a Tampa, Fla.-based manufacturer of treated wood products with facilities in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. is a holding company whose subsidiaries supply wood, wood composite and other products to three robust markets: retail, construction and industrial.  Founded in 1955, the company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with affiliates in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia. For more about Universal Forest Products, go to

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