Houthandel Mendel B.V. is a wholesaler of building materials in Wolvega that fulfils a regional function. The company serves construction, maintenance and installation companies as well as self-employed. Kuipers Bouwmaterialen is a family-owned company that owns several wholesalers of building materials. These wholesalers are mainly located in the provinces Overijssel, Drenthe and Groningen. With the acquisition of Houthandel Mendel B.V., Kuipers can improve its service and geographical coverage in the northeast of the Netherlands.