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Rugby Acquires Meyer Decorative Surfaces

Concord, NH – December 18, 2014 - Rugby Architectural Building Products announces its agreement to purchase Meyer Decorative Surfaces, Inc., Atlanta, GA, from Saint-Gobain.

“We are extremely excited to expand in the southeast by teaming up with such a long-standing, exceptional franchise,” commented David Hughes, Rugby President and CEO.

“The acquisition offers a great opportunity for the Meyer employees to join a vibrant, successful, growing company. The addition of Meyer branches not only enhances the presence of Rugby in the southeast market but will create beneficial synergies to the overall business,” says David Sullivan, Meyer President.

With the Meyer acquisition, Rugby will enter ten new markets operating out of Roanoke, VA, Kernersville, NC,Charlotte, NC, Wilmington, NC, Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Columbia, SC, Columbus, GA, Savannah, GA, and Suwanee, GA. Rugby and Meyer’s Atlanta operations will be consolidated. The transaction is expected to be completed on 12-31-2014.

About Rugby Architectural Building Products

Rugby Architectural Building Products (www.rugbyabp.com) 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, NH, with over $250 million in pro forma annual revenues, the company’s 525 employees serve over 20,000 customers across the United States, with a geographic footprint covering 35 states from 29 distribution facilities servicing markets in Bronx, NY, Moonachie, NJ, Deer Park, NY, Metro Boston, Atlanta, GA, Tampa, FL, Indianapolis, IN, Dallas, TX, Ft. Worth, TX, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Phoenix, AZ, LasVegas, NV, Los Angeles, CA, Portland, OR, Boise, ID, Salt Lake City, UT, Albuquerque, NM, Denver, CO, and with the acquisition of Meyer Decorative Surfaces, Roanoke, VA, Kernersville, NC, Charlotte, NC, Wilmington, NC,Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN,Columbia, SC, Columbus, GA, Savannah, GA, and Suwanee, GA.

About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2013 sales of $55.8 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and has approximately 187,000 employees. The company has more than 265 locations in North America and approximately 15,000 employees. In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain reported sales of approximately $7.9 billion in 2013.

Headquartered in Concord, NH, Rugby Architectural Building Products serves over 9,000 customers in many of the largest metro centers in the US with a geographic footprint covering 25 states from 13 distribution facilities operating in Metro Boston, Metro NYC, Atlanta, GA, Tampa, FL, Indianapolis, IN, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, and Los Angeles, CA.