Lord & Sons buys Carson Sales Co.

Lord & Sons Inc. announced that it has acquired privately held Carson Sales, a fastening and construction distributor in the Southwest.

Carson Sales is based in Glendale, Ariz., and operates a second facility in Las Vegas.

In addition to its traditional brick and mortar locations, Carson Sales also operates, an e-commerce site dedicated to construction site safety equipment and training.

"The addition of Carson Sales to the Lord & Sons family is truly exciting," said Robert Bullock, CEO and co-president of Lord & Sons, based in San Jose, Calif. "Carson Sales' talent, locations and inventory complement Lord & Sons' business and extend our ability to deliver the best products and services to our customers. This acquisition will continue to strengthen Lord & Sons as a leading provider of construction products and services."

The Lord & Sons family of businesses include Landmann Wire Rope and FlashFasteners. Lord & Sons is a subsidiary of the Gebruder Thiele Group.