Cook & Boardman Strengthens Presence in Northeast With Purchase of Galeno and Associates

Galeno and Associates is a turnkey provider of opening solutions including doors, frames, hardware and Division 10 specialty products.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Cook & Boardman Group, a leading specialty distributor of commercial door entry solutions and systems integration services,  announces the acquisition of South Easton, Mass.-based Galeno and Associates. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1991 by Pietro Galeno, Galeno is a turnkey provider of opening solutions including doors, frames, hardware and Division 10 specialty products. The company serves general contractors and end users throughout the greater Boston area from its base of operations in South Easton.

“We are excited to welcome Galeno to the Cook & Boardman family of companies,” says Darrin Anderson, CEO of C&B. “We look forward to providing their employees with additional resources and expanded opportunities as we enter this major market and strengthen our presence in the Northeast.”

The company will continue to operate under the Galeno name and customer contacts will remain unchanged as a result of the acquisition, according to the announcement.

“Our company was founded on the principles of product performance, customer satisfaction and most importantly, customer service,” says Galeno president Pietro. “In Cook & Boardman we see a similar passion for serving the industry and commitment to providing the highest level of customer service.”

Cook & Boardman is a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co. Galeno represents C&B’s fourteenth acquisition since being acquired by Littlejohn in October 2018.

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