National scale with a strong local focus
US LBM is a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States. Founded in 2009 with 16 locations in three states, today US LBM operates more than 400 locations across the country, and is the largest privately owned full-line building products distributor. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of specialty products, US LBM combines the scale and operational advantages of a national platform with a local go-to-market strategy through its national network of locations across the country.
One of the largest building products distributors in the United States, US LBM implements the philosophy of local management and leadership to capitalize on the premier reputation of its divisions and local customer relationships. US LBM’s unique and powerful operating model combines the advantages of national scale with the high service levels, local expertise, entrepreneurial culture and excellent customer relationships of our local brands. Our divisions deliver local leadership and expertise while leveraging our central support organizations, strong supplier relationships, training opportunities and technology resources to provide our customers with best-in-class products and services.
A wide mix of products and services
Through our network of local operating divisions, we provide custom home builders, national builders and specialty contractors with more than 60,000 SKUs of building materials including specialty products such as windows, doors, millwork, roofing, siding, cabinetry and wallboard, as well as wood products. We also provide a full range of complementary services, such as design and engineering, job estimating, logistics solutions, structural components, millwork design and product selection and customization. Our customer mobile application enables our customers to input orders and download billing statements, track orders and deliveries and receive 24/7 access to product availability. It also alerts our customers to new promotions and allows them to view, share and register for company sponsored events.
Accelerating growth through strategy and culture
US LBM’s culture is one of change and continuous improvement. Since our founding, we have made more than 70 acquisitions and opened over 20 new greenfield locations. We also execute multiple initiatives and dedicate resources to optimize our platform and enhance our operations. We continue to develop/implement new tools and technologies to improve operational efficiencies and enhance customer experience and service. We partner with several institutions, including the University of Wisconsin, to develop formal training in Lean Six Sigma for our associates, who proactively seek opportunities for operational improvement and to share best practices. Our founder-led management team continues to drive this multi-pronged growth and operational strategy.