Acquisition strengthens KSI’s builder and contractor team in Southeast Michigan
BRIGHTON, Mich., August 2, 2021 – KSI Kitchen & Bath, the largest kitchen and bath design firm in southeast Michigan, is pleased to announce the acquisition of ASA Cabinet Corp of Walled Lake from second-generation owners Steven, Eddie and Mickey Shapiro. The Shapiro family will retain ownership of ASA Builders Supply, a leading supplier of mouldings, doors and stair parts.
“We’re incredibly excited to welcome ASA Cabinets’ associates into the KSI family,” said Tony Achatz, President and CEO of KSI. “Their combined decades of experience supporting the cabinetry needs of southeast Michigan’s builders will aid us in fulfilling our mission to be a leading provider of home interior products for builders, contractors and consumers. We thank the Shapiro family for their stewardship and are looking forward to working with the company’s customers and vendor partners.”
ASA Cabinet Corp will become a new KSI Kitchen & Bath location. Additionally, a renovation is planned to take place in 2022, which will create a fresh, contemporary showroom experience to welcome additional retail traffic.
“As we look for strategic opportunities to grow the KSI Kitchen & Bath brand, the acquisition of ASA Cabinet Corp is a natural fit that reinforces our commitment to the building community of southeast Michigan,” added KSI Principal Bryan Tolles. “In the coming months, our investment in this location’s showroom will provide area residents with an exciting new space for kitchen and bath design inspiration.”
ASA Cabinet Corp served as a partner company of ASA Builders Supply, which was founded in 1952 by Asa Shapiro. “The sale of the cabinetry division allows ASA Builders Supply to focus on our mouldings, door and stair parts business, while creating the opportunity for ASA Cabinets customers and associates to grow and the business to flourish under the leadership and vision of KSI,” stated David Shapiro of ASA Builders Supply.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
About KSI Kitchen & Bath
KSI Kitchen & Bath is a privately held, family-owned cabinetry design and remodeling firm specializing in kitchens and baths. Now celebrating its 50th year in business, KSI has steadily grown from a single location to eight design centers spanning from West Michigan to Southeast Michigan and Northern Ohio. KSI focuses on its core values of People, Partnerships and Process to fulfill its vision to be the most recommended provider for creating spaces in the home people will love.
About ASA Builders Supply
Founded in 1952, ASA Builders Supply has been serving Southeast Michigan with a reputation as the largest single trim and door shop in the Metro Detroit area. ASA’s “Trademark of Quality” is synonymous with a long and rich history for their selection of mouldings, doors, and stair parts available at their 55,000 square foot warehouse.