Watson Mills & Design Acquires Schacht Mill Works
Two Lafayette businesses combine strengths to expand one-stop shopping for customers seeking customized millwork and architectural detail nationwide.
LAFAYETTE, Colorado – May 1, 2019 – Watson Mills & Design announces its acquisition of Schacht Mill Works. Having worked together for the past decade, the two companies are joining forces to expand their capabilities in producing the ultimate in custom millwork products and services that enhance architectural detail and design.
“As we leverage the strengths of both highly-regarded companies, our customers will benefit,” says Todd Palmer, owner of Watson Mills & Design. “Each operation brings its own people, process, equipment, and expertise. We will take a hybrid approach that allows us to combine and expand offerings to give the customer the best products and services at the best cost.”
Over the past two or three years, Watson Mills & Design has focused internally on developing its technologies, equipment, practices, and people. “We are in a good position to pursue growth,” said Palmer. “The acquisition of Schacht Mill Works is a strong fit for both companies. I am particularly excited about the advancement opportunities it creates for employees as they broaden their overall skillsets through cross training.”
“We’ve been in this business for 50 years,” says Dan Schacht, who owns Schacht Mill Works in partnership with George Witters and Vance Hines. “As we transition out of this chapter in our careers, we are confident this acquisition allows Schacht Mill Works to re-boot and remain viable for future generations of employees and customers. Schacht Mill Works will benefit from the energy of new ideas and management.” George will be staying on to maintain customer continuity. Dan and Vance will continue to serve as consultants during the transition.
The transition will be seamless to customers. Both companies will continue to operate under their current names at their current Lafayette locations.
About Watson Mills & Design
Watson Mills & Design specializes in the design, fabrication, and installation of custom woodworking for monumental estates throughout the U.S. In business for more than 40 years; the company takes pride in the unparalleled craftsmanship and talent of its team. They work mainly with builders and developers on new construction and remodeling projects and are well- known for producing complicated projects that result in true works of art. For more information, visit www.watsonmills.com.
About Schacht Mill Works
Schacht Mill Works produces custom millwork to custom-home builders, other manufacturing companies and commercial architectural millwork firms. It is the company of choice for projects that require tight-tolerance moldings with a furniture finish. In business for 50 years, the company also provides an array of premium building products designed to encompass the needs of contractors, owners, interior designers, and architects. For more information, visit www.schachtmillworks.com.