PRESS RELEASE: C.H. Briggs Company, Inc. to Acquire Dolan & Traynor Inc.

C.H. Briggs Company, Inc. to Acquire Dolan & Traynor Inc.

Strategic Acquisition Expands Presence In New York City Metro,
Eastern New York State and Central/North New Jersey

READING, PA, March 8, 2018 – C.H. Briggs announced that it has agreed to purchase certain assets of Dolan & Traynor located in Wayne, New Jersey. Concurrent with this announcement, Corian® Design grants C.H. Briggs expanded distribution rights for Corian® Solid Surface and Corian® Quartz in regions operated by Dolan & Traynor upon completion of the transaction. C.H. Briggs expects the transaction to close mid April, 2018.

Furthering C.H. Briggs initiative to invest in new, high-growth markets, this agreement reinforces the company’s position as the premier provider of specialty building materials for interiors.

“We are pleased to continue the legacy of the Dolan & Traynor families,” said Julia Klein, Chairwoman & CEO, C.H. Briggs.  This agreement provides further opportunity for growth for our co-workers, and we look forward to serving new customers in the New Jersey and New York marketplace.”

“It is with a sense of pride and accomplishment during our 65th year in business that we announce this transaction,” said Tim Traynor, President, Dolan & Traynor. “We are confident that the Briggs organization has the right leadership, experience, and dedicated team to help our customers grow profitably in a bright future with Corian® Design.”

“We sincerely and graciously thank our wonderful customers for the business ride of a lifetime and for the privilege to have served their needs for 65 years,” added Mike Dolan, Executive VP of Dolan & Traynor.

C.H. Briggs is dedicated to developing strong customer relationships through business growth. With this change, architects, designers, commercial specifiers, residential dealers and home builders will continue to have the support of innovative products, forward-thinking design solutions and expert service.

Dolan & Traynor is a two-family, second-generation wholesale distributor that offers a wide range of premium surfacing materials, engineered plumbing specialties, and commercial washroom accessories. Founded in 1953 by John Traynor and Bernie Dolan, the company will soon retire its name and its services once the asset sale to C.H. Briggs is finalized.

C.H. Briggs markets and distributes specialty building materials. Founded in 1967 and operating in North America, C.H. Briggs offers a wide range of innovative products and services in hardware, board and surfacing materials. The company is the preferred sourcing partner for creators and users of commercial and residential interior and exterior building spaces. For more information, visit the company’s web site at

Contact: Jennifer Snopkowski
C.H. Briggs

Tim Traynor
Dolan & Traynor, Inc.
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