US LBM Acquires Wisconsin Truss Manufacturer

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Originally Published by: U.S. LBM — July 5, 2024
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US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, has acquired Automated Products, Inc. (API) a top manufacturer and supplier of structural building components located in Wisconsin.

Founded in 1964, API manufactures roof trusses, floor trusses, wall panels and floor panels for commercial and residential builders throughout Wisconsin and the Minnesota-St. Paul metropolitan area from its state-of-the-art facility in Marshfield, Wis. Sean Kelly and John Dees will continue to lead API’s day-to-day operations.

“The team at API shares US LBM’s commitment to innovation and leveraging technology, which allows them to deliver superior value for residential and commercial builders throughout Wisconsin and the upper Midwest,” said US LBM President and CEO L.T. Gibson. “The addition of API expands US LBM’s already-strong structural component manufacturing capabilities and further enhances our support for customers across the Midwest.”