Bliffert Merges in Local Moulding and Cabinetry Manufacturer, Fillinger Millwork

Posted: December 15, 2022
Category: Industry News

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware has merged with Fillinger Millwork, a single-location millwork manufacturer of hardwood moulding and custom millwork products in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The transaction closed on November 30, 2022.

“My brother and I managed A. Fillinger, Inc. through its fourth generation, and we’re proud of securing a long-term future for our staff and product lines,” said Justin Fillinger, co-owner of A. Fillinger, Inc. “By joining the Bliffert team, we align our mutually beneficial goals of building a sustainable and high-efficiency production environment in the moulding and cabinetry industry. We are thrilled to join forces with another historical Wisconsin family business.” 

“The Fillinger family has been an institution in Wisconsin for generations. Their reputation for innovation and old-world craftsmanship is unparalleled,” said Eli Bliffert, vice president of Bliffert Lumber & Hardware. “We are very excited to merge their family into ours. Adding the Fillinger manufacturing and custom cabinet lines gives our customers more options. Without a doubt, we are stronger together.”

About Bliffert Lumber and Hardware

Bliffert Lumber and Hardware has served contractors and homeowners in southeastern Wisconsin for over 115 years. Since our incorporation in 1904, we have helped the community grow by supplying building materials to hospitals, stadiums, new homes, and other projects. Now in our fifth generation of Bliffert family ownership, we are proud to be family-owned and operated, and we make sure that the personal service we’re known for shines through at each of our ten locations.

About Fillinger Millwork

Fillinger Millwork is a fourth-generation, family-owned business founded in 1938. Fillinger has evolved over the past 84 years from its humble beginnings as a cabinet shop to a lumber mill, retail hardware store, and lumberyard. Today, Fillinger Millwork focuses on manufacturing hardwood mouldings and custom millwork products.