Today the PROKOZ organization, with its corporate headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, is comprised of a nationwide network of 25 owner distributors serving the T&O specialty markets in the United States.
BFG Supply (“BFG”), a leading technology-enabled distributor to the green industry, has acquired International Greenhouse Company, dba Greenhouse Megastore (“GMS”), a leading distributor of hobby and commercial greenhouse structures and related products. The acquisition of GMS significantly expands BFG’s greenhouse capabilities and product selection that will further improve service levels to customers in the horticulture market. The combined company operates 17 warehouses across the US and Canada totaling more than 1.2 million square feet.
Headquartered in Burton, OH, BFG was founded in 1972 and has been serving the green industry for five decades. BFG distributes a full line of products across complementary green industry segments including professional horticulture, lawn & garden, hydroponic, and Controlled Environment Agriculture (“CEA”). With over 20,000 SKUs in stock, the comprehensive product offering provides a differentiated, one-stop solution to customers. BFG also offers customer solutions to better manage supply chains using innovative technologies.
GMS, headquartered in Danville, IL, was founded in 1993 and has served customers for 28 years. The company has in-depth technical knowledge of greenhouse structures and operations developed over many years of experience in the industry. GMS ships to customers across the US from warehouses in Danville, IL and Sacramento, CA, totaling more than 100,000 square feet.
“GMS is a great fit with BFG as both companies share a customer-centric culture and strong commitment to the green industry. The GMS team has an excellent reputation and brings extensive greenhouse technical and operating experience to BFG. The combined companies will provide unmatched product selection and service to greenhouse customers.”, said Dave Daily, President and CEO of BFG.
David George, President of GMS added, “We are excited to partner with BFG and I am confident that this combination will provide long-term benefits not only for our vendors and customers but also for our great team of loyal employees. My brother Ben and I are proud of the company our family has built over the past 28 years and feel GMS is well positioned for continued success with the support of BFG.”