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2010 MDM Market Leaders: Top Building Materials Distributors No. 10





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Headquarters: Dallas, TX
2009 Revenues: $678 million
Change in Sales from 2008: -34.5%
Employees: 2,700
Locations: 106 (55 distribution centers)
Key Executives: President & CEO Floyd F. Sherman; Senior Vice President & CFO M. Chad Crow

An already weak housing industry was further damaged in 2009 by the financial crisis which limited the availability of credit to smaller home builders and potential home buyers. Builders FirstSource said it cut headcount by 33 percent in 2009. In the second quarter of 2009, the distributor exited the Ohio market. Additional closures in 2009 took place in Maryland and South Carolina.

No. 1: ProBuild Holdings

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