BlueLinx Holdings Acquires Austin Hardwoods
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., Atlanta, GA, a distributor of building products in North America, has acquired Austin Hardwoods, a privately held hardwood lumber distributor in Austin, TX. The acquisition expands BlueLinx's presence in the Southwest and is expected to enhance the company's ability to service industrial customers in certain local markets.
Operating since 1972, Austin Hardwoods distributes hardwood boards, veneers and plywood to a variety of customer segments including cabinet makers, millwork companies and furniture makers. The company distributes a range of hardwoods that includes ash, alder, cherry, maple, oak and walnut. The company produced total sales in excess of $22 million for 2005. It operates four ...