C.H. Briggs Company

About Us

C.H. Briggs is one of the largest independently-owned distributors of specialty building materials on the east coast.  Since Harry and Georgeanna Briggs first started the business in 1967, C.H. Briggs has grown into a thriving third-generation business. Under the leadership of Julia Klein, C.H. Briggs is now one of the top women-owned companies in the United States, providing construction and design professionals with products and solutions that help them build positive experiences for people at home, at work and in their community. With expertise in strategy, governance, mergers and acquisitions, technology, supply chain, and the residential and commercial construction industries, Ms. Klein has led C.H. Briggs for over 25 years. The C.H. Briggs team has successfully integrated six acquisitions, expanding the C.H. Briggs’ footprint throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.

For more than 50 years, we have forged deep partnerships with over 200 suppliers while building loyal relationships with thousands of customers. Now carrying over 40,000 products, C.H. Briggs is a leading provider of:

  • Hardware – decorative hardware, functional hardware and production supplies
  • Board and Panel Products – from hardwood and plywood to MDF and particleboard, our wood offering includes FSC®  FSC-C019945 and no added urea formaldehyde (NAUF) materials used in green building
  • Premium Surfaces – Corian® Solid Surface, Corian® Quartz surfaces, marble, limestone, granite and other natural stone
  • Architectural Products – Alyn® Vertical Surfacing Solution, Futrus® Furniture & Casework Solutions, Privacy Plus® Partitions, and commercial specialties products.



C.H. Briggs operates with locations in Reading, PA (Corporate Office); Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Savage, MD; Telford, PA and Wayne, NJ.