Edward Don & Company, a nationwide distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies, announced the acquisition of Smith & Greene Company, located in Kent, Washington. Since 1970, Smith & Greene has been a leading provider of foodservice equipment, supplies and design-build services to a diverse group of clients in the Pacific Northwest and across the United States. Smith & Greene will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Edward Don & Company and will remain under the leadership team of Brad Smith and Garrett Mullen as CO-Presidents.
“We look forward to adding the resources of the Smith & Greene team in the Pacific Northwest Region,” says Steve Don, CEO of Edward Don & Company.
“Smith & Greene has an outstanding reputation and great customer relationships in a very attractive geography.”
“We are excited to be a part of the Edward Don Family! Our companies are a great cultural fit that share similar values of high-integrity and putting our customers and employees first. We look forward to serving our customers with the broader offering of products and facilities that being a part of Edward Don & Company brings us,” says Garret Mullen, Co-President of Smith & Greene.
Brad Smith, Co-President of Smith & Greene added, “This is a great opportunity for the Smith & Greene team to grow beyond our existing capabilities with the synergies that DON brings. The combining of our strengths will be a huge benefit to our customers and employees as we continue to broaden our market share in the Northwest and beyond.”
This deal represents Edward Don & Company’s second acquisition since its investment from Vestar Capital Partners in March of 2017.