Here are the top five increases and decreases in employee count by 2018 ProSales 100, ranked by actual number of workers. Click here to register and view the entire 2018 ProSales 100 list.

PS100 Rank Biggest hiring increases by number 2017 2016 Number % Change
1 ABC Supply, Beloit, WI 13,269 12,144 1,125 9.3%
2 Builders FirstSource, Dallas, TX 15,000 14,000 1,000 7.1%
12 Kodiak Building Partners, Highlands Ranch, CO 1,694 1,050 644 61.3%
9 SRS Distribution, McKinney, TX 3,200 2,600 600 23.1%
6 US LBM, Buffalo Grove, IL 7,500 7,040 460 6.5%
PS100 Rank Biggest hiring decreases by number 2017 2016 Number % Change
17 Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber, Plano, TX 950 1,000 -50 -5.0%
42 Sims-Lohman, Cincinnati, OH 424 470 -46 -9.8%
87 Bailey Lumber & Supply, Gulfport, MS 225 260 -35 -13.5%
21 National Lumber, Mansfield, MA 662 687 -25 -3.6%
84 Big Creek Lumber, Davenport, CA 103 112 -9 -8.0%

... and here the rankings based on percentage changes in the company's workforce:

PS100 rank Biggest hiring increases by percent 2017 2016 % Change Number Change
99 Parks Building Supply & Interiors, Fayetteville, NC 110 62 77.4% 48
78 Homewood Holdings, Loomis, CA 185 105 76.2% 80
31 Bridgewell Resources, Tigard, OR 93 56 66.1% 37
12 Kodiak Building Partners, Highlands Ranch, CO 1,694 1,050 61.3% 644
89 Building Component Supply, Jacksonville, FL 187 124 50.8% 63
PS100 rank Biggest hiring decreases by percent 2017 2016 % Change Number Change
87 Bailey Lumber & Supply, Gulfport, MS 225 260 -13.5% (35)
42 Sims-Lohman, Cincinnati, OH 424 470 -9.8% (46)
84 Big Creek Lumber, Davenport, CA 103 112 -8.0% (9)
17 Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber, Plano, TX 950 1,000 -5.0% (50)
81 Arlington Coal & Lumber, Arlington, MA 98 102 -3.9% (4)