Builders FirstSource Opens New Location Serving Austin and Central Texas
DALLAS, March 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR), a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction in the United States, today announced it has opened a new distribution facility in Jarrell, Texas. The Central Texas facility is located off the I-35 corridor and will primarily serve the greater Austin market.
Commenting on the new location, Floyd Sherman, Builders FirstSource Chief Executive Officer, said, "The town of Jarrell has enthusiastically welcomed Builders FirstSource and we are excited to further develop our relationship with the community. Chris Holmes, our Vice President of Building Material Sales for Texas, and his team have done an outstanding job getting this facility up and running. We look forward to increasing our presence in the state of Texas and specifically the greater Austin market, which continues to be one of the strongest housing markets in the nation."
The facility is situated on 8.2 acres and includes a 40,000 square foot warehouse with an additional 6,000 square feet of office space. Its product offerings will include our full line of structural and related building products, including lumber, trusses, panels, windows, doors, millwork and various other building related products.
About Builders FirstSource
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Builders FirstSource is a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction. The company operates 52 distribution centers and 44 manufacturing facilities in 9 states, principally in the southern and eastern United States. Manufacturing facilities include plants that manufacture roof and floor trusses, wall panels, stairs, aluminum and vinyl windows, custom millwork and pre-hung doors. Builders FirstSource also distributes windows, interior and exterior doors, dimensional lumber and lumber sheet goods, millwork and other building products. For more information about Builders FirstSource, visit the company's website at www.bldr.com .
CONTACT: M. Chad Crow Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Builders FirstSource, Inc. (214) 880-3585Source: Builders FirstSource, Inc. 2012 GlobeNewswire, Inc.