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Stock Building Supply Takes First Steps Toward IPO

Stock Building Supply, the nation's ninth-biggest pro-oriented building material dealer, has filed for an initial public offering, the company announced. Stock also revealed that it recorded operating losses of over $5 million last year and nearly $206 million over the past three years. Read more

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Building Material Dealers in the News -- June 2012

ABC Supply, Mead Clark, Galliher & Huguely, John H. Myers & Son, Mill Valley Lumber, Fairfax Lumber, GAF, Allied Building Products, B&L Wholesale Supply, Worden Lumber, Greenovations Eco Building Supply, Russin Lumber, and Deer Park Lumber. Read more

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Stock's Owner Had $46M Loss on $950M in Revenue in Year Ended July 31

The investment vehicle that took control of Stock Building Supply in May 2009 incurred an after-tax loss of $45.5 million on revenue of $949.9 million at America's No. 4 LBM operation in the fiscal year ended July 31, Stock's minority owner reported. Read more

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ABC Supply-Bradco, Stock-Bison Deals Concluded

ABC Supply Co. has finalized its purchase of Bradco Supply Corp. to create a $4 billion, 479-location company that has moved to the top of the ProSales 100. Meanwhile, Stock Building Supply has acquired Bison Building Materials to become the No. 1 supplier in Houston. Read more

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Stock To Buy Bison, Expand in Houston

In a move that combines the Nos. 5 and 16 companies on the Read more

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Bison Posts $677K Net Loss in March

Bison Building Materials, the Houston-based LBM operation that has been operating under Chapter 11 since last June, reported a net loss of $677,414 for March. It also reached an agreement recently to sell more than $450,000 worth of rebar-related materials to Hartman Building Specialties, a Beaumont, Texas-based masonry and concrete supply firm. Read more

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Bison Posts $759K Net Loss in February

Bison Building Materials, the Houston-based LBM dealer now in its ninth month of bankruptcy-law protection from creditors, reported a net loss of $759,000 in February. That brings to nearly $5 million Bison's losses since it made its Chapter 11 filing last June 28. Read more

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Bison's Loss Deepens in January

Bison Building Materials, the nation's 14th-biggest LBM operation, incurred a net loss of $831,274 in January, its worst single month yet, in part because of stocking costs to replace defective merchandise. January's report pushed Bison's total losses to $4.2 million since the Houston-based dealer entered Chapter 11 last June 28. Read more

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Bison Posts $476K Loss for December, $3.4M Loss for Back Half of '09

Bison Building Materials, the Houston-based LBM dealer that entered Chapter 11 half a year ago, posted a net loss of $457,887 for December. That brings its losses under bankruptcy-law protection from creditors to $3.4 million, and likely means Bison's net losses for 2009 neared $10 million. Also recently, the company won a judge's permission to extend its debtor-in-possession creditor facility and to hire a company to help it find investors or otherwise raise capital. Read more

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See You in Court

Executives at some of America's biggest lumberyards might not be seeing many builders these days, but they are getting awfully familiar with bankruptcy judges. Read more

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