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Rugby Acquires Albuquerque Hardwood Lumber Company

Concord, NH – May 26, 2016 - Rugby Architectural Building Products announces the acquisition of Albuquerque Hardwood Lumber Company, Albuquerque, NM.

“We are extremely excited about the addition of Albuquerque Hardwoods to the Rugby Architectural Building Products team. Myles Lasner and his team have done a fabulous job building a great business from its start-up in 1988 and 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,” commented Drew Dickinson, Rugby Chief Operating Officer.

“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,” said David Hughes, Rugby President and CEO.

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

About Rugby Architectural Building Products

Rugby Architectural Building Products ( 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 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 servicing markets in Bronx, NY, Moonachie, NJ, Deer Park, NY, Metro Boston, Atlanta, GA, Tampa, FL, Dallas, TX, Ft. Worth, TX, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas, NV,  Los Angeles, CA, Portland, OR,  Boise, ID, Salt Lake City, UT, Albuquerque, NM, Denver, CO, Roanoke, VA, Kernersville, NC, Charlotte, NC, Wilmington, NC, Chattanooga, TN, Columbus, GA, Savannah, GA, Suwanee, GA, Decatur, AL, and now Amarillo, TX. 

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.