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December 16, 2014

US LBM Holdings has acquired Lumber Specialties of Dyersville, Iowa, a company described as the largest independent manufacturer of structural building components in the Midwest. 

US LBM bought the company from majority shareholders Carl Schoenhard, Bob Lex and Terry Bahl. Dennis Westhoff will become president of Lumber Specialties, managing the business with Bob Lex, Terry Bahl and their existing team.

November 16, 2014

US LBM Holdings acquired K-I Lumber & Building Materials of Louisville, Kentucky, bringing  the US LBM footprint to 90 locations across 14 states.

The move pushes the number of US LBM divisions 15, and brings into the fold a territory with which US LBM CEO L.T. Gibson is familiar – Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

September 30, 2014

US LBM Holdings has expanded its growing network of pro dealers with the addition of Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Standard Companies, Inc.

"Standard is a great addition to the US LBM team, expanding our presence and capabilities in the Western Michigan market," said US LBM president and CEO L.T. Gibson. "Standard's dedicated and knowledgeable team of associates have succeeded by providing a local feel and focus to their customer needs, which aligns perfectly with the goals of US LBM. We look forward to continuing and expanding upon their success."

August 11, 2014

US LBM Holdings has expanded its footprint yet again via the acquisition of Brooklyn-based Samuel Feldman Lumber Co.

Owners Robert and Kenneth Feldman will remain on-board, with Kenneth stepping in as president of Feldman Lumber.

“We are excited and proud to join the US LBM team and the opportunity it brings to provide our customers with continued enhancements to our product and service offering,” said Kenny Feldman. “This partnership with US LBM provides a platform for growth to our associates and partners for the future.”

April 1, 2014

The latest addition to the US LBM Holdings family is Jones Lumber Company of Boca Raton, Fla.

December 10, 2013

US LBM Holdings, the fast-growing acquisition-oriented lumberyard company has struck again.

The Green Bay, Wis.-based holdings company acquired New Holland, Pa.-based Musselman Lumber from partners Galen Eby, Joe Good and Bob Quinlivan. 

Founded in 1911, Musselman is a building material supplier in Central Pennsylvania with two locations serving Lancaster, Pa. and its surrounding counties.

October 18, 2013

The mailing address for US LBM Holdings is Green Bay, Wis. But don’t be fooled. The CEO lives in Ohio. The HR chief in Boston. The COO in New Jersey. And the marketing director is in Chicago.

The system of a permanent, floating headquarters is by design. “I don’t want to be handcuffed to a building,” says CEO L.T. Gibson. “One of the ways to avoid a big corporate culture is to avoid a big corporate office.”

October 18, 2013

US LBM Holdings will accept the HCN 2013 Pro Dealer of the Year award at the Oct. 23-25 ProDealer Industry Summit in Nashville, Tenn. 

September 11, 2013

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Edward Hines Lumber, a subsidiary of US LBM Holdings, will be open a full-service building supply center and design showroom in November 2013. 

The property located at 939 South Route 83 in Grayslake will be managed by former owner of Stan’s Lumber, Carl Torstenson.

September 10, 2013

NEW YORK — In less than five years, Green Bay, Wis.-based US LBM Holdings has grown from a mere idea into a 55-unit pro dealer. It ranked 14th in sales on the HCN Pro Dealer Industry Scoreboard and showed year-over-year revenue growth of 15.7%.

With those numbers, and a corporate culture focused on improvement, US LBM Holdings was named HCN’s 2013 “Pro Dealer of the Year.”

August 26, 2013

New York -- HCN, the building products and home improvement retailing magazine of Lebhar-Friedman Inc., selected US LBM Holdings as the 2013 Pro Dealer of the Year.

April 22, 2013

US LBM Holdings announced the acquisition of seven-unit Shelly Enterprises of Telford, Pa., the company’s ninth acquisition since 2010.

February 25, 2013

The new building center and showroom will occupy the site of the former Franklin Emery (F.E.) Wheaton Lumberyard.

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Edward Hines Lumber, a subsidiary of US LBM Holdings, will open a full-service building supply center and showroom in May in the Chicago area.

The new facility will occupy the site of the former Franklin Emery (F.E.) Wheaton Lumberyard. The downtown Wheaton, Ill., property has been vacant since F.E. Wheaton closed in 2010. The new lumberyard will be managed by former F.E. Wheaton 
general manager of 28 years, Pat Briody.

January 15, 2013

US LBM Holdings has acquired H & H Lumber Co. of Superior, Wis., which will become part of the Lyman Lumber Co. 

H&H serves the northern Wisconsin and greater Duluth, Minn., markets, providing home builders, specialty contractors and professional remodelers with a full-suite of building materials and services. The company joins Lyman Lumber Co., a US LBM division that is one of the largest building material suppliers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

July 10, 2012

The Home Channel News 2012 Top 300 Industry Scoreboard is rife with double-digit percent gainers. Here are the top 10 companies, ranked by home channel retail sales gains: 

November 3, 2011

Lyman Lumber, the Excelsior, Minn.-based pro dealer, has been acquired by BlackEagle Partners, the parent company of US LBM Holdings. Serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area as well as parts of Wisconsin, Lyman Lumber includes lumberyards in Chanhassen, Minn., and Eau Claire, Wis., as well as Carpentry Contractors Corp. and Automated Building Components.

July 7, 2011

John H. Myers, a six-unit chain of LBM outlets located throughout south central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland, has joined US LBM Holdings as its seventh division.

Revenues for Myers, No. 99 on the HCN Pro Dealer Scoreboard, topped $55 million in 2010, and the company is on track to exceed that pace in 2011, according to the announcement. The company also operates showrooms featuring kitchens, flooring, windows, doors and other products for the custom and regional builder, remodeler and consumer.

January 10, 2011

The prolonged housing downturn has pushed the building materials industry into uncharted waters where everyone is trying to hold their place in a shifting topography of competitors, suppliers and customers. Big or small, LBM operators are learning that the rules of engagement have changed. Here today, gone tomorrow, back next week in a reconfigured shape.


What a perfect time to try something new. 


December 2, 2010

US LBM Holdings has appointed Rick Kolaczewski as its new chief financial officer, effective Nov. 30....