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Private Equity Firm Buys Weyerhaeuser's Distribution Center
December 12, 2007
Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's Distribution Center, south of Boston in Assonet, MA. WDC is a wholesale distributor of building products, with a specialization in engineered wood products.   ; The operations of WDC have been acquired by a subsidiary of Wood Structures, Inc., a company owned by affiliates of Roark Capital. Based in Biddeford, ME, Wood Structures is a manufacturer and designer of manufactured wood products, including roof trusses, floor trusses and wall panels, and distributor of engineered wood products, which are used in residential and commercial buildings.   ; WDC is very complimentary to Wood Structures," said Lawrence J. DeAngelo, managing director at Roark. "This distribution center will allow Wood Structures to extend its geographical reach beyond its core markets into Western Massachusetts, Vermont, and Eastern New York. The acquisition will also play a significant role in our growth strategy."   ; WDC is the exclusive distributor of Weyerhaeuser's iLevel product line in the New England market.