“Our customers count on us to have the product available that they need, when they need it and at a fair value. We work with companies like Blish-Mize that we know we can count on to allow us to do just that.” —Tom Monckton, Star Lumber & Supply
Wright says Blish-Mize understands exactly what his company needs from a hardware supplier, and they go the extra mile to make sure it happens. “During the craziness of this past year, Blish-Mize did the best out of all our suppliers in communicating the challenges they were facing and doing everything possible to ensure the impact on our business was limited,” he says. “We trust them and know we can always count on them.” Shining Star Supplier Star Lumber & Supply was founded in 1939 by Earl Goebel. It began as a lumber supply company with an 800-square-foot lumber shed and quickly grew into a large-scale lumber and home project supply store. Since its inception, Star Lumber has remained family-owned and operated for four generations. Blish-Mize has been a supplier since 1968. Today, Star Lumber & Supply has eight locations (seven in Kansas and a location in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
a product category, merchandising or resetting a whole new store, they have taken an active interest in our success.” Tom Monckton, Star Lumber purchasing manager and industrial sales manager, says Blish-Mize is a company they can depend on. “Our customers count on us to have the product available that they need, when they need it and at a fair value. We work with companies like Blish-Mize that we know we can count on to allow us to do just that,” he says.
and around 325 employees. Its mission is to be the region’s premier supplier of building products and services for the professional customer and DIYers who desire those services for their home projects. “Over the years, Star has had to reinvent itself and continually change to be successful, and Blish-Mize has been there to actively help us every step of the way,” says Patrick Goebel, Star Lumber & Supply president and chief operating officer. “Whether it be helping us reset
Star Lumber & Supply has been working with Blish-Mize since 1968, and the distributor is a key part of the company’s success, according to president and chief operating officer Patrick Goebel.
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