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BlueLinx announces new engineered lumber agreement with Georgia Pacific

BlueLinx Holdings Inc., a leading distributor of building products in North America, has signed a three-year agreement to be the exclusive two-step distributor of Georgia-Pacific’s GP LAM(r) laminated veneer lumber; Wood I Beam(tm) joists, including its new XJ 85(r) Wood I Beam(tm); and FiberStrong(r) rim board engineered lumber in the United States and Canada. The products are all designed to help ensure a stronger floor system and structural integrity.
“We are excited to strengthen our long-term relationship with GP to continue to distribute the Georgia-Pacific brand of Engineered Lumber products,” said George Judd, chief executive officer of BlueLinx. “We remain committed to growing this value-added category with current and future key accounts.”
The engineered lumber products, which complement BlueLinx’ extensive building product offerings, will be available for purchase at leading lumber and building materials dealers, as well as do-it-yourself warehouse retailers, across the nation.
“We look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with BlueLinx as we provide them with top-notch service, high quality wood products and innovative solutions,” said Mike Rehwinkel, Georgia-Pacific’s president — wood products.