Dahlsens Buys Midcoast Timber

Midcoast Timber Centres in New South Wales became part of the Dahlsens Group on July 1. Midcoast Timber Centres has been trading for 25 years and operates out of six stores in Kirrawee, Kogarah, Northmead, Meadowbank, Tuggerah and Gosford. There is also a warehouse in Smithfield.

The business is totally trade focussed with a different business model to Dahlsens. Adopting the hub and spoke principle, the stores are much smaller than a typical Dahlsens store, with many deliveries direct to site from the warehouse. Stores are also stocked daily from the warehouse. Dahlsens hoped to find synergies between the two different business models.

Midcoast Timber Centres will retain its trading name and Gary Goddard will continue to manage the business, which will operate along similar lines to Dahlsens’ Cairns Hardware and Nortruss Divisions