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BlueLinx Wins Distribution Agreement for Weyerhaeuser Engineered Wood Products in New England


BlueLinx Corporation today announced a new distribution agreement with Weyerhaeuser to become the independent distributor of Weyerhaeuser's engineered wood products, including Trus Joist® TJI® joist, TimberStrand® LSL, Microllam® LVL, Parallam® PSL, and TJ® Rim board, in the New England area effective today, February 13, 2012.

"We used a rigorous process to select our New England distributor," said Jeff Rettig, Weyerhaeuser Region Manager for the Northeast. "BlueLinx emerged as the best fit for this market based on its operational capabilities, alignment with our local strategy, and strong reputation and relationship with our current New England customer base."

"We're excited about the opportunity to work in New England with a reputable company like Weyerhaeuser," said Gregg Brummer, BlueLinx Vice President for the Northeast. "Weyerhaeuser has a long-standing presence in the forest products industry and distribution is an important part of their success. As we moved through the selection process it became clear that we share a lot in common, including a deep commitment to New England and taking care of our customers, which makes Weyerhaeuser and BlueLinx a great fit. We are looking forward to getting started."

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