Wm. B. Morse Lumber Acquires Rochester Lumber

Rochester, NY – The William B. Morse Lumber Company today announced it will acquire Rochester Lumber Company as of December 31, 2016.

The William B. Morse Lumber Company is a fifth-generation family owned company that has served the greater Rochester market since 1853.

Rochester Lumber is a 107-year-old family business with locations in Rochester, East Rochester, and Farmington.

Walter Morse, President of Morse Lumber, said “Our two companies are a great fit both culturally and operationally. The synergy that this uniting will allow us to bring an even higher level of service to our customers”

“Our two companies have enjoyed a mutual respect, sharing the same values and dedication to our customers for many years. It only seemed right that we form this partnership that I know will benefit all involved” said Gerald Stahl, President of Rochester Lumber.

Rochester Lumber’s 2040 East Ave. inventory will be absorbed and delivered out of Morse Lumber’s 340 West Main Street location.

Rochester Lumber’s East Rochester location will remain open as a building supply and hardware source.

Windows, doors, stairs, and millwork products will be rolled into and delivered out of Morse Sash & Door located at 40 Jarley Rd. in Henrietta.

The Rochester Lumber truss operation in Farmington will remain open under a new ownership. NextGen Building Components will be a wholesale supplier of roof trusses and panelized walls.