U.S. LBM acquires R&K Building Supplies

MESA, Ariz. — U.S. LBM Holdings, LLC has expanded its presence in a growing Phoenix construction market by acquiring Arizona’s R&K Building Supplies.

U.S. LBMFounded in 1974, R&K Building Supplies distributes lumber and specialty products, such as windows, doors, millwork, insulation, trusses, lumber and other materials, to contractors and homeowners from its 20-acre location outside of Phoenix. R&K’s facilities include sales offices, showrooms, a lumberyard, truss plant and multiple warehouses. R&K President Chad Coons will be retiring from the company in the coming months and his son Chip Coons, currently Vice President of R&K, will continue as President.

“We congratulate Chad for his many successful years leading R&K and are excited to welcome Chip and the R&K team to U.S. LBM,” said U.S. LBM President and CEO L.T. Gibson. “R&K shares our values of operational excellence and continuous improvement, and this new partnership brings another market leader into the U.S. LBM fold, complements our recently-opened Rosen Materials location in Phoenix and expands our presence in a growing construction market in the Southwest.”