Building products distributor BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), Atlanta, GA, reported sales for the first quarter were up 11.8 percent to $443.9 million from a year ago.
The distributor had a net loss of $8.6 million, compared with a net loss of $12.6 million from a year ago.
“This result is encouraging particularly in light of the unusually severe winter, which reduced demand for building materials. We are continuing to explore additional financial alternatives to further improve the company's liquidity to provide a strong foundation for the company's future success.” said Mitch Lewis, president and CEO.
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