ProBuild, the Denver-based LBM giant, confirmed today that it acquired the assets of Harbert Lumber, a Grand Junction, Colo.-based LBM operation that closed on March 30. ProBuild currently operates a business office and lumberyard in Grand Junction on Riverside Parkway.
"We're very excited to join the ProBuild family," said Gordon Harbert, owner of Harbert Lumber Company, in a press release. "Their resources ensure the business we've built will maintain our leadership position in all the Western Colorado markets we serve. We look forward to the added opportunities this merger will provide to our employees as well."
ProBuild currently operates 10 locations around Colorado.
"The addition of Harbert Lumber will enable ProBuild to service the growing needs of our customers in Colorado, particularly in the mountain towns where we have not had a robust presence until now," said Bill Myrick, president and CEO of ProBuild. "Within each market, ProBuild will combine local market expertise with the strength and scale of a national industry leader to continue delivering on the needs of our customers and partners."
Harbert Lumber has four facilities within Colorado: Grand Junction, Aspen, Steamboat Springs, and Glenwood Springs. According to the company's website, it was founded in 1937 by Glenn Harbert who retired in 1970 leaving his son, Ty Harbert, in charge. Gordon Harbert, Ty's son, took over the family business in 1990 and has run it since then.