Sexton Press Releases

New Developments in the Ontario Market

Sexton Group is pleased to announce the following developments in the Ontario Market. NEW SEXTON MEMBERS   Tarpin Lumber and Truss, one of Ontario’s largest family owned Building Supply companies recently joined Sexton Group.  Owned and operated by Dave Pratt and the Pratt family ...READ MORE

Sexton Group is please to announce the following New Members in Ontario.

New Sexton Members: Royal Homes: In 1971 Royal Homes was founded and revolutionized the local building industry by blending traditional craftsmanship with modern technology to produce high quality custom homes that were built better and faster than outdoor-built homes. Right from the beginning, a strong ...READ MORE

I don’t think an independent dealer could survive here without the help of a good buying group. That’s why we chose Sexton.

My partners and I took over this dealership nine years ago, but I’ve been involved in the building supply business for more than 35 years. This market has grown incredibly since I got my start, and I’ve seen the business change as retailers and ...READ MORE

In a market like ours, we have to purchase product at the best possible price or we won’t be competitive.

The oil industry affects everything in Alberta, and the downturn in oil prices in the last few years has had a huge impact on the housing market in Edmonton. Competition is fierce and margins are always under pressure, so it is essential for us ...READ MORE

Sexton does the ground work for us in building relationships and opening doors with new suppliers.

I’ve been in the building supply business for over 40 years now, 13 of those as a contractor specialist dealer, so I’ve seen the business change over time. There’s no doubt that consolidation within the industry has cut down on the number of product ...READ MORE

Keeping Group Buying Costs Down for Its Members

By James Careless It just makes good economic sense for independent and small chain LBM retailers to join a buying group. The reason is that there is power in numbers; specifically the power of purchasing volume. By combining your store’s purchasing orders with those ...READ MORE

Sexton Group Office Move

This August, Sexton Group moved its offices to a more spacious environment.  We are now located at 1345 Kenaston Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2P2. The new office is an open concept with no private offices.  “We are a collaborative group and the open office ...READ MORE

Two Time Olympic Champion

The Winnipeg KidsSport Foundation is proud to announce Sexton Group Ltd as a major sponsor for the 2016 KidSport Annual Soccer Camp for the second year in a row. The 3rd Annual Soccer Camp is hosted by Desiree Scott, a 2016 and 2012 Bronze ...READ MORE

Big Changes for Sexton Group in 2016

January 1st Sexton Group launched its new state of the art IT System.  Accounting Manager Krista Venn indicated “This is the culmination of three years of development and preparation.  While change of this magnitude is challenging we are happy with the launch.  The combination ...READ MORE

Sexton Group Welcomes Casselman Plywood

Sexton Group is pleased to welcome our newest Ontario member, Casselman Plywood, located near Ottawa in Casselman, ON. The company is a well-established part of the local community for over 40 years. Owned and operated by the Lapointe family since 2013. Raymond Lapointe, himself ...READ MORE