BFG Buys Wetsel, Inc.
Consolidation continues in horticultural distribution, as BFG Supply expands its reach into the Mid-Atlantic states.
August 1, 2011
Horticultural distributor Wetsel, Inc., was acquired by BFG Supply today. Celebrating its 100-year anniversary, Wetsel distributes a full line of horticultural supplies spanning lawn and garden, grower inputs and turf and vegetable seed in 14 states in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest from its warehouses in Virginia and Pennsylvania. "We at Wetsel look forward to the future opportunities this joining of two great companies offers," says Jon Oliver, who manages Wetsel's supplies for growers.
Based in Burton, Ohio, BFG Supply Co. serves growers from 14 fully stocked service centers covering a 17-state region and has become the largest horticultural distributor in the Midwest.