Courtsey US LBM

The landscape of US LBM is rapidly changing. Since December 2020, the Buffalo Grove, Illinois–based specialty building products distributor has completed more than 20 acquisitions, bringing the company to approximately 460 locations across the United States.

During the same period, the company has identified customer pain points—long cycle times and high labor costs—and pivoted to provide prefabricated solutions, adding more than a dozen components manufacturing facilities to its portfolio.

BUILDER spoke with US LBM president and CEO L.T. Gibson to learn more about the company’s approach and plans for components manufacturing, its growth strategy, and its short-term outlook for the construction industry.

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