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Edward Hines Coming Soon to Grayslake, IL

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Mike Kauchak

BUFFALO GROVE, IL -- Edward Hines Lumber, a subsidiary of US LBM Holdings, will be expanding its services to the Northern Illinois professional homebuilder, remodeler and contractor by opening a full-service building supply center and design showroom in November 2013.

The property located at 939 South Route 83 in Grayslake will be managed by former owner of Stan's Lumber, Carl Torstenson.

"We are excited to have this opportunity in Grayslake," said Torstenson. "The facility will allow Edward Hines to fulfill the demand for an additional Lake County professional building materials dealer. We look forward to servicing customers throughout Lake County and the surrounding areas."

Grayslake Mayor Rhett Taylor also expressed his enthusiasm.

"The addition of Edward Hines to the Grayslake area will help diversify and stabilize the local economy in the "Heart of Lake County," Taylor said. "Edward Hines has been a landmark business throughout Chicagoland and we are proud to welcome them to historic Grayslake."

In addition to providing a full range of lumber and building materials, the Edward Hines Grayslake Location will have a window, door and cabinetry showroom and design center.

Edward Hines also operates building supply centers in Alsip, Hampshire, and Wheaton, a Millwork facility in Kirkland, and a Window, Door and Cabinetry showroom in Buffalo Grove.

Founded in 1892, Edward Hines Lumber is headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. The company operates locations servicing homebuilders and professional remodelers throughout the state of Illinois, lower Wisconsin and Northern Indiana.

US LBM is a collection of leading building material distributors serving the Midwest, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic in eight states with more than 50 locations. Implementing the philosophy of local management and leadership, US LBM capitalizes on the premier reputation and local customer relationships that each operation is known for in its market. Our primary focus is on customers that require specialized services, such as homebuilders and professional remodelers as well as multifamily and commercial contractors.

US LBM is one of the fastest growing companies in the building supply industry and was awarded 2013 Pro Dealer Of The Year by Home Channel News. US LBM is recognized as the 13th largest lumber and building materials Distributor in the U.S. by Pro Sales Magazine and is owned by private equity firm BlackEagle.