Posts Tagged ‘ ProBuild ’

Builders FirstSource Announces Plans to Acquire ProBuild

Apr 13th, 2015


*+-$1.63 billion is all it takes to become America’s largest building materials supplier. In a massive deal, Builders FirstSource Inc. will acquire ProBuild Holdings in an all-cash transaction. It took ProBuild nearly 10 years to become big enough to buy. The company was created in 2006 by an investment group and grew to one of […]

American Builders Supply Names Bill Myrick as CEO

Jul 20th, 2012

*+-Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC announced that its portfolio company, American Builders Supply Inc. (ABS), has named Bill Myrick as CEO. Myrick, 50, has had a 30-year career in the building products industry, most recently serving as CEO of ProBuild. He began his career as an entry-level management trainee at 84 Lumber in 1982, and […]

ProBuild Morgantown, W. Va., Celebrates Grand Opening

Mar 13th, 2012

*+-ProBuild Holdings Inc. announced the grand opening of its Morgantown, W. Va., location will take place from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on March 14 at the ProBuild facility at 201 North Metro Drive, Morgantown, W. Va. “We’re proud to bring our local market expertise and ProBuild’s national reach to Morgantown and our neighboring states,” […]

ProBuild Hosts Grand Opening of Altoona, Pa., Location

Jan 20th, 2012

*+-ProBuild Holdings Inc. hosted a grand opening event at its Altoona, Pa., location today from 12-4 p.m. The 65,000-square-foot Altoona facility offers a full range of products and services to area builders, contractors and homeowners. “We offer the supplies, services and the latest technology to help our customers complete any project – big or small,” […]

ProBuild Names Robert Marchbank CEO

Jan 10th, 2012

*+-ProBuild Holdings Inc., based in Denver, announced that Robert Marchbank has been appointed chief executive officer. Fred Marino, who had served as interim CEO for the past several months, will continue to serve as vice chairman of the company’s board of directors. Marchbank brings 28 years of management experience in the building supply industry to […]

ProBuild Secures FSC Certification for 59 Lumber Facilities

Apr 22nd, 2011

*+-ProBuild Holdings Inc. announced that 59 of its facilities nationwide have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification. This certification enables these locations to sell FSC-certified materials, signifying that the forest products used are from responsibly harvested and verified sources. ProBuild says this complements its commitment to sustainability through its ProEarth platform. ProEarth […]

ProBuild Expands in Colorado; Acquires Harbert Lumber

Apr 8th, 2011

*+-ProBuild Holdings Inc. announced recently that it is has acquired the assets of Harbert Lumber Co., a building materials supplier based in Colorado. The acquisition expands ProBuild’s footprint in Colorado, according to the company. “We’re very excited to join the ProBuild family,” said Gordon Harbert, owner of Harbert Lumber Company. “Their resources ensure the business […]