USI building materials supplier acquires IDS Specialty Buildings Products
September 2, 2016 | 11:48 am CDT
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -  USI, a national construction services provider of installed insulation and related services to builders, contractors and homeowners, acquired IDS Specialty Building Products, a Savannah, Georgia, market-based full line insulation and specialty services contractor providing cabinetry, closet shelving, garage doors, insulation, shower enclosures, mirrors, and other specialty items to the residential and commercial new construction markets, as well as to the existing homeowners and remodelers throughout South Carolina and Georgia. 

"We are excited to partner with Chris Mahaffey, IDS founder, as well as his entire team in growing USI's presence further in the Southeast," said Bill Varner, president and CEO of USI. "USI's expansion into Georgia and South Carolina confirms our commitment to expand in strategically important markets by selectively targeting businesses with a strong local presence, a strong management team and an outstanding ability to meet customer's needs.  We look forward to adding IDS to our industry-leading operating platform."

The acquisition provides USI with an enhanced operational footprint in the Southeastern region of the United States. 

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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Managing Editor for Woodworking Network. She has more than 19 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.