As we start another new year, we are pleased to announce the recent and successful acquisition of Dominion Interior Supply Corporation of Virginia. Dominion Interiors was started more than 30 years ago in 1985, since then the company has expanded into four full service locations including Richmond, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg and Roanoke. Specializing in commercial acoustical ceiling distribution, Dominion Interiors has built a strong business based on exemplary service and industry leadership within the state of Virginia, while also...

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We are pleased to announce the recent and successful acquisition of United Drywall in Marietta, Georgia. This welcome addition to the Foundation Building Materials family provides added market presence in Atlanta and the surrounding areas. United Drywall started in 2003 by providing quality building materials and a high-level of service to residential contractors in the Greater Atlanta Area. Combined with the newly acquired Winroc location in Atlanta, which primarily services the commercial market, we look forward to building a...

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In 2011, Foundation Building Materials (FBM) started small when it opened the doors of its first building materials supply location in Orange, California. It was there that the three founding members set the company’s foundation on a base of core principles which have led to tremendous growth and success over the past 5 years. The FBM core principles are as follows: Safety First – we believe there is nothing we do that is so important we cannot do it...

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Historically, building materials suppliers have experienced a range of challenges when importing finished goods building materials such as drywall, steel, flooring, etc. from China and other countries. These purchases are often made when building products demand is high in the U.S. and domestic supply is low, ultimately filling a critical gap in the construction project pipeline but opening up a host of other problems related to quality, liability and safety. For example, as our colleagues at Phillips Manufacturing pointed...

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On July 15, local Foundation Building Materials staff, community leaders (including the Mayor of Valparaiso, Jon Costas), customers and vendors alike gathered at the new FBM branch for lunch and a ribbon cutting ceremony. While FBM has been serving the construction trades for years out of South Bend, Indiana the new Valparaiso location provides more convenient access to the northwestern corner of the state and surrounding areas. The location, a vacant lot and aging building that had sat unused...

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FBM announces that a purchase agreement has been signed to acquire the Construction Products Division (Winroc/SPI) from Superior Plus, a Canadian Corporation. Winroc/SPI started in 1971 from a single location in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It grew into 34 branches across Canada followed by US expansion into Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada and Utah. In 2009, Winroc purchased Specialty Products and Insulation (SPI) allowing the company to further expand into the ceilings business as well as the commercial and Insulation business. Once the integration of...

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At the end of April FBM acquired Mid America Drywall in Wichita, KS. Derec LaMunyon and his team have already joined John Hacking in our current Wichita location. On June 1, FBM acquired Kent Gypsum in Lakewood, WA and Ken/API in Covington, KY. Kent Gypsum has 4 locations in the Seattle area. Matt Klein and his team will continue on under our FBM brand. I am very happy to finally be in the Pacific Northwest and look forward to growing our...

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