We at Foundation Building Materials (“FBM”) are pleased to announce the completion of the Winroc/SPI acquisition. With the completion of this transaction, FBM is better positioned than ever before to provide value-added products and services to our construction trades customers across North America. We are particularly excited about FBM’s expanded geographic footprint which now includes approximately 3,200 employees across 205 locations in 36 states across the United States and Canada. More importantly, we are now one of the largest...

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We are pleased to announce the recent and successful acquisition of two well-respected, regional building materials suppliers, Kent Gypsum and Ken/API. These welcome additions to the Foundation Building Materials family provide new market presence in the states of Washington and Kentucky with expanded coverage in Ohio. Over the past 40 years, Kent Gypsum has been a leading building materials supplier in the Pacific Northwest. They operate out of 4 locations in the greater Washington State area supplying drywall, accessory products,...

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FBM has recently completed the acquisitions of Gypsum Supply Company (GSC) and Commercial Building Materials (CBM). GSC has 14 locations: six in Illinois, four in Iowa, and four in Wisconsin. They distribute a product line that is very similar to ours, and they have Armstrong ceilings in most of their markets. CBM is a one-location operation in Ypsilanti, Michigan. They also have similar products and carry the USG ceiling line. This will add the USG line to our Livonia and Utica...

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I'm very pleased to announce that Great Western Building Materials has joined the FBM family. Larry Rogers will have responsibility for all California operations and Tom Fischbeck will have all sales responsibility in California. Our combined teams will work very hard to be the supplier of choice for our customers and vendors. We will maintain a safety first, customer focused approach in all our markets. I'm very excited about this opportunity and look forward to more growth where it...

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Follow this link [http://www.wconline.com/articles/89325-the-dangers-of-drywall-stacks] for an article in Walls & Ceilings magazine discussing the jobsite risks from unsecured, stacked drywall. Foundation Building Materials wants to be a leader in the safe stacking, securement, warning and protection for vertically stacked drywall....

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I’m very happy to announce that BAV in Dallas and Fort Worth has joined the FBM family. BAV has been serving the Dallas and Fort Worth area for over 34 years. Cindy Scoggins and her team will join our current FBM team. This addition provides FBM with a better footprint in the commercial market in Dallas and Fort Worth. This gives us 63 locations and over 1200 employees. We're still on the move! Thank you for your support. Ruben D. Mendoza  ...

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I’m very excited to announce our new partners Wagner Interior Supply (wagnerinterior.com) and Wholesale Building Supply (www.wbsinc.org). Wagner has 8 locations in Denver CO, Omaha NE, Lincoln NE, Wichita KS, Manhattan KS, Kansa City KS, Springfield MO, and Joplin MO. Wholesale has 5 locations in Carnegie PA, Greensburg PA, Cleveland OH, Youngstown OH and Akron OH. Both of these organizations are very well established with long standing relationships in our industry. The management teams of both will continue...

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Today is a very big day for FBM. I’m happy to announce the acquisitions of Home Acres Building Supply in Grand Rapids MI, Kobrin Builders Supply in Orlando FL, and Southwest Building Materials in Phoenix AZ. The Foundation umbrella now has 44 locations in 8 states and over 741 employees. I’d also like to announce that today an old friend of ours, Pete Welly, has joined the FBM team. Pete will be the COO of FBM and be responsible for...

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Foundation Building Materials has just acquired the assets of Wallboard and Supply in Middle Tennessee. Wallboard has been in business since 1959 and has four locations in Nashville and the surrounding areas. GG Waggoner first started working with his father in 1963 and he plans to stay and help us for period of time. Wallboard distributes a very similar product line as Foundation and will fit in with our strategy. Foundation now has 8 locations and approximately 170 employees. We will...

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