Walboard Supply also has locations in Braintree, Mass.; Portland and Hermon, Maine; and Williston, Vt.
“Our team is excited to join the US LBM family and the resources it brings to provide our customers with continued enhancements and diversification to our product and service offering,” said Wallboard Supply president John Filion. "Since day one, my goal was to create an environment that employees would be proud to be a part of and joining US LBM ensures that this legacy will continue for years to come."
"Expanding our strong presence and capabilities along the East Coast, Wallboard Supply Company represents a great addition to the US LBM family of companies," said L.T. Gibson, president & CEO of US LBM. "Our commitment to partner with specialty distributors in the wallboard category ensures US LBM’s top place as one of the most diverse providers of building materials in the country. We are enthusiastic about expanding Wallboard Supply Company further into the Boston metropolitan market with a new location planned in 2015."
This is the fourth major acquisition this year for US LBM. Earlier this month, the company purchased K-I Lumber & Building Materials in Louisville, Ky. In May, US LBM acquired the Desert family of companies, and in August, US LBM, which ranked 13th on the 2014 ProSales 100, absorbed the No. 29 company on that list, Feldman Lumber.