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Openings and Closures through early November

Updated: Dec 6, 2018

* McCoy's Building Supply plans to open its newest yard, located in Midlothian, Texas, in mid-December.

* The former Kasten Building Supply of Jackson, Mo., has renamed itself as Mill Warehouse Building Supply and expanded its product offerings. Story

* Reno Lumber opened a new branch in Carson City, Nev. Story

* Lowe's is closing 51 underperforming stores in North America. See list

* Since late September, ABC Supply has opened news branch in Alpharetta, Ga.; Waxahatchie, Texas; and Ukiah, Calif.

* Builders FirstSource has given notice that it plans to close its lumber and gypsum facility in East Hartford, Conn. It was the only BFS location based in New England, but the company has a number of yards in the Hudson River Valley in nearby New York State. Story

* Worden (Ill.) Lumber is closing after 116 years in the LBM business. Story

* Meek's Lumber and Hardware is closing six store locations in southern Missouri as part of a consolidation move for the company. The yards are in Springfield, Popular Bluff, Doniphan, St. Robert, Mountain Grove, and Greenfield. Story

* Napa, Calif.-based Central Valley has opened a new 35,303-square-foot manufacturing facility in Yolo County to house the firm’s new prefabricated wall division. Story

* Alexander Lumber closed its Geneseo, Ill., facility. Story

* Hancock Lumber plans to open two new kitchen design showrooms in Yarmouth and Windham, Maine.

* Lee Lumber closed the second of its two Chicago facilities and now is out of business after attempts to sell the company failed. Story

* GMS opened its second Steven Kempf Building Materials location. Announcement

* Universal Supply, a unit of US LBM, opened a facility in Salisbury, Md. It's the 14th yard for the company but its first outside of New Jersey.

* Wilson Lumber, Huntsville, Ala., plans to open a truss plant in the Nashville, Tenn., market that will focus on multifamily construction.

* Ram Tool Construction Supply of Birmingham, Ala., has opened a new branch in Fairfield, Ohio, just north of Cincinnati. Story

* SRS Distribution announced Oct. 3 that it has opened new greenfield locations in Evansville, Ind.; Ramsey, N.J.; and Lithia Springs, Ga. Announcement

* Barnetts Do-it Center, McCook, Neb., has closed. Story

* Effingham (Ill.) Builders Supply is opening a rental center in Mattoon, Ill.

* Gillman Home Center opened its 12th location in Eaton, Ohio, last year.

* Arizona-based Elite Roofing Supply on Sept. 1 opened a branch in Lynwood, Calif. Earlier this year, Elite added branches in Monroe and Bossier City, La.; Tucson and Mesa, Ariz; and Denver. Press release

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