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East Haven’s new yard had multiple site challenges. So, we presented multiple solutions.
With their core lumber operation firmly established in the densely populated East Haven area, how would East Haven Builders Supply respond to the ever-growing demand for remodels, new builds and commercial construction in other growing parts of the state?
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Ganahl Lumber required a functionally focused solution.
Ganahl Lumber needed help turning a facility that once functioned as a car dealership into a highly efficient retail LBM operation. What's more, the newly acquired 4-acre site had to deliver the same exceptional customer experience and inventory as Ganahl's other locations five times the size. All this in regulation-heavy, historic downtown Pasadena. CT Darnell® Construction's comprehensive, high-capacity solution built on their proprietary Sunbelt Rack systems met every one of these challenges head on.
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Kimal Lumber's storage issue was complicated. Our solution was simple.
Kimal required a facility that was highly efficient, hard-working, and delivered an unparalleled customer experience. The solution? A 25,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art drive-thru retail operation and an indoor full-service lumberyard designed by CT Darnell Construction and equipped with its Sunbelt Rack systems. The centerpiece is an automated Power Bin lumber storage system.
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Benefits Overview - part 1
Features Recap - part 2
The Sunbelt Rack Power Bin is an innovative automated rack system that handles and stores lumber, plywood, vinyl siding, MDF molding, composite decking, metal roofing, and other building materials. A Power Bin system provides numerous efficiencies, including eliminating unnecessary labor, conserving warehouse space, saving man-hours, and significantly reducing the chance of employee injury.
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Congratulations to US LBM on being named 2015 Prosales Dealer of the Year. US LBM's East Haven Builders Supply recently completed a facility redesign in Manchester, CT with the help of CT Darnell Construction and Sunbelt Rack.
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When it comes to helping LBM retailers of all types and sizes update their sites, expand their offerings, or open new yards, Sunbelt Rack turns to four workhorses that offer outstanding design flexibility, storage capacity, and material handling and organization efficiency.
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How Bartlett's Built their New Drive Thru and Load Up Lumberyard.
When co-owners Terrill and Tom Bartlett were ready to add a 10th facility to the chain of lumberyards they operate throughout the state of Texas, they did what successful business owners do – they tapped into the resources they know and trust, including CT Darnell Construction Construction.
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When it's time to update, expand or replace your current lumber shed or warehouse, is it better to use one company for design and construction, and another for racks and related equipment? Or deal with a full-service provider?
There are many benefits to working with a full-service provider like CT Darnell Construction. The design phase goes faster, and it can often overlap with the production lead time, cutting weeks off a project.
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Having outgrown its 1,800 square-foot store, LeGresley Home Building Centre in Miramichi, Canada, opened the doors on its state-of-the-art facility last fall. Designed and constructed by CT Darnell Construction, the new 20,000 square-foot facility features a drive-thru LBM warehouse that allows the company to keep apace of its growth with an expanded product selection.
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ProSales 2014 Dealer of the Year has Sunbelt racks and a CT Darnell Construction drive-thru building.
Jackson Lumber & Millwork, who opened in 1946 in Lawrence, MA, put in place a series of lean manufacturing principles to quantify, measure, and analyze the performance of its door shop, earning them the ProSales' 2014 Dealer of the Year Award.
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ProSales 2013 Excellence award winner has a drive-thru building from CT Darnell Construction and Sunbelt Rack.
Sanford & Hawley, a 129-year-old lumber and LBM operation in Unionville, CT, created a lumberyard impressive enough to win the 2013 ProSales Excellence Award for Best Facility Design.
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CT Darnell Construction, who operates throughout Canada, can help companies manage and organize their inventory more safely and efficiently with their unique Sunbelt Rack LBM storage system. In 2014, the Canadian home improvement industry is predicted to grow, and the best players must work to raise their game and improve their operations.
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