Beacon Commercial Door & Lock President Chad Riches announced in a March 1 letter to customers that Rex W. Williams & Sons is merging with his company. "This is a merger of two highly compatible companies that share the values of producing excellent service with an emphasis on honesty and integrity," Riches said. "This is an exciting event for our companies, our employees and our customers. Rex W. Williams & Sons has been in business for over 80 years and has enjoyed an extraordinary reputation for providing quality products and outstanding services specific to Division 10 Specialties Products.
"This merger will provide an enhanced customer experience and an expanded product and services offering to our customers. It will also create a more comprehensive infrastructure with faster response times and an expanded base of products and manufacturers. You will recognize our names as Beacon Commercial Door & Lock and Rex Williams Division 10 Specialties. All the same employees are still with our companies, ensuring the same personal working relationships that you have enjoyed in the past."