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US LBM Expands into Ohio

US LBM Holdings has expanded into Ohio with its acquisition of Forge Lumber, which operates locations in Cincinnati and nearby Kentucky.

US LBM Holdings has expanded into Ohio with its acquisition of Forge Lumber, which operates locations in Cincinnati and nearby Kentucky.

Based in Erlanger, Ky., Forge is a leading building materials supplier and construction subcontractor in the Cincinnati area. It operates a full-service mill, manufacturing pre-assembled doors and custom stairs, and a floor and roof truss manufacturing plant in Kentucky, along with a large building materials distribution center located in Cincinnati. Additionally, it provides turnkey installation and construction labor services to residential and commercial builders in the region.

US LBM acquired Forge Lumber from the Steinman family, and president John Steinman will continue in his current role with the company. This acquisition also expands US LBM’s network in the region, which includes K-I Lumber & Building Materials and its locations in Kentucky and Indiana.

 

 

 

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