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PrimeSource Building Products to Buy Pacific Steel and Supply

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc., Carrollton, TX, distributor of building materials specializing in fasteners, will acquire Pacific Steel and Supply, nail distributor on the West Coast.

Customers and suppliers of both companies should expect normal business operations throughout the course of the transaction. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. and Pacific Steel and Supply products and brands will continue to serve the market in their current form.


A privately held company that began operations in 1952 as a division of Great Western Industries, Pacific Steel and Supply was incorporated on its own in 1961. PSS currently operates their own fleet of trucks from three warehouses in San Leandro, CA, Ontario, CA, and Tacoma, WA. PSS’s expertise in agricultural products is expected to further enhance the product assortment and service currently offered by PrimeSource to its customers nationwide


With 34 distribution centers and more than 1,200 employees, PrimeSource is a national distributor of building materials serving residential and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets. Core products include: Nails, screws, and collated fasteners; tools, compressors and accessories; roofing, gypsum and insulation; rebar and concrete accessories; and fencing and wire.

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