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H.L. Flake acquires McDonald Dash Locksmith Supply

PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:27 am
by just1pick+open
Here is a copy of the announcement;


H. L. Flake Security Hardware Acquires McDonald Dash Locksmith Supply

HOUSTON, TX, August 1, 2017 -- H. L. Flake Security Hardware has acquired McDonald Dash Locksmith Supply. The combination creates one of the largest independent security hardware distributors in the U.S.

“The union will benefit from McDonald Dash’s strong market presence and reputation in the Southeast combined with H. L. Flake’s extensive product offering and inventory availability, rock solid infrastructure and state of the art technology”, according to the management team of H.L. Flake Security Hardware. “With the integration of the two companies McDonald Dash will be able to take advantage of these tools to support sales, inventory management, marketing and promotions,” they added.

“The two companies enjoy similar philosophies and see the importance of serving their Locksmith customers,” said Dan Floeck, CEO of H.L. Flake. “Our goal and mission remains focused on the Locksmith community. We truly believe a major component of this goal is providing increased availability of in stock products and quicker shipping from a trusted and reliable supplier partner. H. L. Flake looks forward to expanding our footprint in order to better support our Eastern U.S. customers.”

The two companies will operate in the same manner as before as the management teams share a common focus on providing the very best in customer service. Dan Floeck, will continue as CEO of H. L. Flake, while Jimmy Thomas will continue as General Manager of McDonald Dash. McDonald Dash will continue to be known as McDonald Dash and will receive orders via their existing phone, fax, email and website.

Sincerely,

Dan Floeck
CEO, H. L. Flake Security Hardware

Re: H.L. Flake acquires McDonald Dash Locksmith Supply

PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:39 am
by mastersmith
So......there will be no change.

Re: H.L. Flake acquires McDonald Dash Locksmith Supply

PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:50 pm
by jeffmoss26
word on the street is that this happened back in November but was only just now announced. I order from Flake every other month or so.