Gypsum Management and Supply Inc. (GMS), based in Tucker, Ga., announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Ohio Valley Building Products of Wheeling, W.Va.  

GMS has more than 150 drywall and specialty building materials distributing centers nationwide. Ohio Valley Building Products will become the company’s 34th wholly owned subsidiary. The deal also marks its entry into West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and eastern Ohio.

“We are excited about the addition of Ohio Valley to the GMS family," Mike Anderson, vice president of the Northeast Region, said. “The greater Pittsburgh/Ohio Valley market has been of interest to us for years. Eric Bayer and his team will be key to us growing in this market in the future."