CONCORD, N.H. - Rugby Architectural Building Products acquired domestic and imported hardwood lumber supplier Albuquerque Hardwood Lumber Company, which is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Established in 1988, Albuquerque Hardwood Lumber sells furniture grade hardwood lumber, sheet goods and hardware. The company services all of New Mexico, Southern Colorado, West Texas, and the Texas Panhandle with three convenient locations.

Photo: Albuquerque Hardwood Lumber Company

“We have built our business by aligning ourselves with long-standing, highly-regarded distribution franchises and top tier manufacturers so that we can deliver a superior depth and breadth of products and services to our customers. Albuquerque Hardwoods is an exceptional company that we are pleased to welcome into the Rugby family. We look forward to combining our resources and expanding our base of business in New Mexico as well as adding Amarillo, TX as our fifth location in Texas," said Drew Dickinson, Rugby chief operating officer.

The new locations opened for business on June 6, 2016, in Albuquerque and Amarillo, Texas, as Rugby Architectural Building Products. Over the next few months, operations in New Mexico will be combined with Rugby’s existing Albuquerque Distribution Center.

About Rugby Architectural Building Products

Rugby  is a full-line wholesale distributor of specialty building products. Its primary business is the wholesale distribution of non-structural architectural grade building products sold principally to customers who supply end-products for the commercial, industrial, retail, residential and institutional markets. The company’s key product offerings include hardwood plywood, composite panels, solid surface countertops, post-form countertops, high-pressure laminate, interior and exterior doors and millwork, hardwood lumber, cabinet hardware, mouldings, Rugby brand sinks and faucets, and industrial wood coatings. Value-added services include post-form countertop fabrication, custom color matching, laminated panels, cut-to-size panels, edge-banding, custom hardwood molding, hardwood lumber ripping and facing, and interior and exterior door pre-hanging.

Headquartered in Concord, New Hampshire, with approximately $300 million in annual revenues, the company’s 560 employees serve over 22,000 customers across the United States, with a geographic footprint covering 35 states from 29 distribution facilities.

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