Who is Castle? And, why are so many independent dealers switching to Castle? Take three minutes as Ken Jenkins, President, Castle Centres Group Ltd. walks you through how Castle is truly unique among Canadian LBM & hardware buying groups.
"You will not believe how good you’ll feel when you control your own destiny! That’s how we feel now that we switched to Castle." CHRISTIAN BELAIR, LORTIE ET MARTIN, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC.
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"We're halfway to our goal...it was a 5-year goal to double our sales. With the help of Castle, we're growing to where we want to be, since we have the freedom to do what we want..." TREVOR RONCHIN, PINEHILL LUMBER, Lively ON
"Our sales within the next year or two are going to double. 100% of our profits go into the Power-fund... We have the power of Castle in our back pocket, when we need them..." PJ POWER, POWER'S, St. John's NL
"With our old buying group we had to sign a (10) year contract. With Castle it's 60 days. There is no other buying group in Canada that offers a 60 day contract - that's freedom." JOEL GODIN, GROUPE MATERIAUX GODIN (2 locations in QC, 1 in ON)
DAN ZACHARIAS, MACGREGOR HOME CENTRE, Macgregor MB
"After purchasing another yard and moving our buying over to Castle, we found that the rebates and profits that came back to our company actually tripled after the first year." LEIGH WILSON, WOOD COUNTRY BUILDING SERVICES (3 locations throughout SK)
"Castle head office runs very efficiently. As an independent, we have all the information and support we need for us to be successful." LORNA SARGENT, NOTRE DAME CASTLE BUILDING CENTRE (9 locations throughout NL) 2012 Winner Orgill Platinum Club
"There are no costs to being a Castle member... By joining Castle, a small store can be strong in its area, even if it's competing against a box store five times its size." TONY DAWE, STAN DAWE (5 locations throughout NL)
"With Castle we have a big advantage. I'm more competitive than I've ever been. My cost is the least I've ever seen. Castle knew North American Pricing was coming to Canada... we now have 20% - 50% savings in hardware." JOEL GODIN, GROUPE MATERIAUX GODIN (2 stores in QC, 1 in ON)
"With our old buying group we had to be 90% fidelity to the buying group but, I could buy cheaper from a local supplier than from corporate head office..." JOEL GODIN, GROUPE MATERIAUX GODIN (2 locations in QC, 1 in ON)
"In the year I switched to Castle, I was able to grow my business over 20%... I'm ecstatic! I have a lot of competition around me. I am now confident I'm able to compete and give my customers the best products and the best price." NATHALIE BASQUE, SAUMAREZ QUINCAILLIE, Saumarez NB
"In 5 years we've grown from 8 to 23 staff members. Castle's knowledge in the industry is empowering our family business - of 80 years - to grow." KEVEN ROBIN, BRISSON CASTLE BUILDING CENTRE, Cochrane ON
"I like my freedom and Castle provides that to me. I'm enjoying Castle immensely. I was very disappointed with the last buying group I belonged to, where it was all about the buying group and the buying group's distribution." KEN PENNER, EXCESS BULDING SUPPLY, Winkler MB
"At Castle it's about allowing the member to make more money..." BRENT PERRY, ALF CURTIS, Peterborough & Lindsay ON
CHRIS WILLSIE, LIND LUMBER, Dorchester ON
We believe in Castle. They are upfront, honest and 100% transparent. If you have any questions, get in touch with me at 1-902-830-0972. HAROLD MILLS, NOVA SCOTIA BUILDING SUPPLIES, Blockhouse & Chester NS
"2012 was the best year in the history of Castle. This incredible 50th Anniversary milestone could not have been achieved without the unwavering support, integrity and loyalty of our valued members and vendor partners." Ken Jenkins, President, Castle Building Centres Group Ltd.
Grant Wilson received theWRLA 2013 Industry Achievement Award.