In 1980 our Founder, Charlie Bennett began his business called C. Bennett Building Supply. Their original location was in Earth City. Shown to the left is their original logo along with Charlie's original business card.
Please note: Our present location is at 1700 West Terra Lane,
O' Fallon, MO 63366. All information on business card from 1980 is not valid including address and phone number.
In 1999 C. Bennett Building Supply added barbeque grills to their line. This decision was made by President, Ken Bennett, Charlie's son. According to the article, at the time they had 42 employees and wanted their business to grow by 10% each year.
In 2007, Charlie was recognized in St. Charles County with the Community Shaper Award. The previous year he was the Recipient of HBA's "Excellence of Achievement" award. Helping the community has always been an important value of the Bennett family.
In 2013 C. Bennett has added the word "premium" to their name. C. Bennett Premium Building Supply also expanded it's product line to include high end appliances. C. Bennett was also featured on O'Fallon TV in late 2014.
C. Bennett updated their fireplace showroom with all new products including brands such as Napoleon, Fireplace X, and Stellar. In addition to an updated showroom, they also added a virtual kiosk to their showroom and they also began becoming very active on social media as well.
In 2016, C.Bennett was featured in a variety of publications both in print and broadcast. On tv, C. Bennett was featured not once, but twice on popular local show "Show Me St. Louis." In September 2016, C. Bennett's Napoleon Fireplaces were featured in national publication, Good Housekeeping. In November 2016, C. Bennett was recognized by St. Louis Small Business Monthly as a Winning Workplace in St. Louis.
In addition to being recognized in a variety of publications, C. Bennett made a virtual Google tour of their showroom available online and debuted a new website.
C. Bennett is very proud of all the accomplishments they have made and how much they have grown since their start in 1980.