BFG Supply, a technology-enabled distributor to the green industry, has acquired Green-tek, a provider and manufacturer of greenhouse components. "The acquisition of GT significantly expands BFG’s greenhouse offerings and product selection that will further improve service levels to customers in the horticulture market", they say.
The combined company operates 20 warehouses across the US and Canada, totaling more than 1.3 million square feet.
“Green-tek is a leading company in the greenhouse market, and BFG is proud to partner with Paul Jacobson and the entire team at GT. Both companies share a strong commitment to the horticultural industry, and the combination will allow us to better service customers through improved product offerings and a more efficient supply chain.”, said Dave Daily, President, and CEO of BFG. The company has been on an expansion spree. Over the last twelve months, they acquired dba Greenhouse Megastore, a distributor of hobby and commercial greenhouse structures and related products, as well as DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing, a manufacturer of greenhouse structures and related components.
Paul Jacobson, President of GT, added, “Green-Tek is excited to become a part of the BFG family, and we’re confident this combination will benefit our employees, customers, and suppliers. We are very proud of the company we have built over the past 35 years, and the support of an industry leader like BFG will allow for continued investment long into the future.”
OH and GT cooperated for a longer time: only recently, they announced to both bring the TAPKIT greenhouse system to agripreneurs, farmers, resorts, schools, and others. With this partnership, they sad to answer to the growing demand for small to mid-size commercial hydroponic systems.
Avner Shohet with TAPKIT, Linda Bracha with Green-Tek, and Dave Daily with BFG Supply on the Indoor AgCon last February.
50 years of horticulture
Headquartered in Burton, OH, BFG was founded in 1972 and is celebrating its 50th year of operation in 2022. BFG distributes a full line of products across complementary green industry segments, including professional horticulture, lawn & garden, hydroponic, and Controlled Environment Agriculture. With over 20,000 SKUs in stock, the comprehensive product offering provides a differentiated, one-stop solution to customers.
GT, headquartered in Clinton, WI, was founded in 1987 and has served customers for nearly 35 years. The company has solutions for every greenhouse need, including shade cloth, films, polycarbonate, and other specialty coverings. GT ships to customers across the US from warehouses in Clinton, Wi, Dinuba, CA, and Baldwin, GA, totaling more than 150,000 square feet.