The roofing and siding-focused location will serve builders in the New Jersey suburbs of New York metro market.
The Universal Supply banner operates 28 locations in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets.
US LBM announced that it has expanded its reach in the New York metropolitan area, opening a new Universal Supply branch focused on roofing and siding
Situated in Whippany, New Jersey, the new location will provide contractors, remodelers, and home builders in the New Jersey suburbs of New York City access to premier roofing and siding brands, US LBM said.
“The Whippany location, in combination with similar roofing and siding-focused locations we’ve opened over the past two years in nearby Paterson and Newark in northern New Jersey, expands US LBM’s coverage in an important specialty category in a high-volume metropolitan market," said US LBM President and CEO L.T. Gibson.
US LBM operates 28 Universal Supply locations in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
In addition to Universal Supply, US LBM’s brands in the New York metro area include Feldman Lumber and Direct Cabinet Sales.
Based in Buffalo Grove, Ill., US LBM operates more than 400 locations nationally under a portfolio of banners.
Universal Supply was purchased by US LBM in 2010 with new locations steadily added since the acquisition.
Earlier this month, the company acquired southern-based truss manufacturers Comtech and Georgia Truss.