US LBM expands its footprint in the Northeast and Florida markets with a leading designer, distributor and installer of cabinetry
Supports the US LBM diversification strategy for specialty product categories and higher margin materials
As the U.S. Housing Market improves, this partnership greatly enhances the capacity to service and supply the cabinetry needs of multifamily and commercial contractors
Dayton, New Jersey – April 17, 2015 – US LBM Holdings, LLC (“US LBM”) announces the acquisition of Direct Cabinet Sales of Dayton, New Jersey from Joe DeMussi who will continue in his current role as President, leading day-‐to-‐day operations with his existing team.
Originally founded in 1990 by Joe DeMussi, Direct Cabinet Sales designs, installs and distributes kitchen cabinetry and related products to residential, commercial and new construction contractors in the Northeast and Florida markets. Direct Sales operates 5 showrooms in New Jersey, a showroom in Boca Raton, Florida and a distribution center in New Jersey.
“On behalf of the entire Direct Cabinet Sales team, we are extremely excited to join the US LBM portfolio of companies,” said President Joe DeMussi. “We had several options of who to partner with and strongly feel that US LBM gives us the best opportunity to grow our business, increase our geographical footprint and continue to be the market leader in our industry.”
Jeff Umosella, COO of US LBM states, “Our partnership with Direct Cabinet Sales supports the US LBM strategy to diversify our specialty product categories and customer base. Their vast experience and expertise providing cabinetry to the multifamily and commercial segment is exactly what we are looking for and will enhance sales of this high margin category.”
“Direct Cabinet Sales is a great addition to the US LBM team, broadening our presence and capabilities in the Northeast and Florida cabinetry markets,” said L.T. Gibson, President & CEO of US LBM. “Direct Cabinet’s dedicated team of associates complements the US LBM philosophy of continuous improvement and we look forward to a successful future together expanding our business.”
For more information on Direct Cabinet Sales go to www.directcabinetsales.com.
US LBM, recipient of the 2015 ProSales Dealer of the Year, is a collection of leading building material distributors across the U.S. in 22 states with 157 locations. Implementing the philosophy of local management and leadership, US LBM capitalizes on the premier reputation of its operating companies and the local customer relationships that each operation is known for in its market. www.uslbm.com.
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