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U.S. LBM Holdings Acquires Forge Lumber

Building materials distributor expands its network into Ohio.

Building materials distributor US LBM Holdings LLC, Green Bay, Wisconsin, has acquired Forge Lumber, Erlanger, Kentucky, which operates locations in Cincinnati and Kentucky. With the acquisition of Forge, US LBM expands its network of leading building products dealers into Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Forge Lumber is a leading building materials supplier and construction subcontractor in the Cincinnati area. The company 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, Forge 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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