Gypsum Management & Supply (GMS) acquired Jawl Lumber Corporation, which provides service to the Vancouver Island market in Canada under the Home Lumber and Building Supplies brand name.

“Home Lumber is a leading supplier of lumber, engineered wood, doors, framing packages, and siding as well as other key complementary building materials offered by GMS Canada,” John Turner, president and CEO of GMS, said in a prepared statement. “This acquisition will further strengthen our ability to serve our customers and provide an opportunity to expand our tools and fasteners offerings to a new customer base, reinforcing our existing market position on Vancouver Island. We’d like to welcome the Home Lumber team and their highly-respected brand to the GMS family.”

Established in 1960 by the Jawl family, Home Lumber and Building Supplies operates a single location in Victoria, Canada. GMS said the company is committed to providing “outstanding service” to its customers and is one of Vancouver Island’s “oldest and most respected suppliers of lumber and other complementary building materials.

GMS operates a network of approximately 300 distribution centers with product offerings of wallboard, ceilings, steel framing, and complementary construction products. The company also operates approximately 100 tool sales, rental, and service centers across the United States.