Nation’s Best acquired Do it Best member BTU Do it Center in Las Vegas, N.M. As part of Nation’s Best’s acquisition strategy, BTU Do it Center will maintain operations under its existing name with its key leadership team overseeing company operations alongside Nation’s Best. Nation’s Best will provide BTU Do it Center the strategic and financial support necessary to continue to achieve optimal growth and profitability, according to a news release.

“We are honored to count BTU Do it Center among the Nation’s Best family of businesses,” Chris Miller, president and CEO of Nation’s Best, said in a prepared statement. “Since 1984, the Sonchar family has built their home center’s reputation in the southwest, serving the region’s hardware and lumber needs for everyone from DIYers to pro contractors. We’re excited to bring the strength of Nation’s Best to continue to provide excellent service to BTU Do it Center’s valued customers.”

Nation’s Best, founded in 2019, is a member-owner of Do it Best Corp., a U.S. based hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry.

“Since 1984, our team has been on a mission to treat every customer with respect, honesty, and integrity,” BTU Do it Center president Wayne Sonchar said. “By merging our rich traditions into Nation’s Best, we’re ensuring that our associates and our customers will continue to be supported in the very best way.”

Nation’s Best now operates 18 locations across four states. The company completed several acquisitions in 2020, including its acquisition of three-unit Groom & Sons’ and Lambert Lumber in February 2020, its acquisition of five-unit Bridgeport Building Centers in March 2020, its acquisition of Hall’s Hardware in July 2020, its acquisition of two-unit Simms Lumber in October 2020, and its acquisition of five-unit Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental in November 2020.