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Hines Supply expands Illinois footprint

2013 Pro Dealer of the Year US LBM Holdings

Hines Supply, a subsidiary of US LBM, has opened a full-service building supply center and design showroom in Grayslake, Ill., north of Chicago.

The location, at 939 South Route 83 in Grayslake, is celebrating its grand opening today. It will be managed by 30-year industry veteran Ed Graafsma.

“We are excited to have this opportunity in Grayslake,” said Graafsma. “The facility will allow 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 Hines Supply to the Grayslake area will help diversify and stabilize the local economy in the 'Heart of Lake County,' ” Taylor said. “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 Hines Grayslake Location will have a window, door and cabinetry showroom and design center. 

Hines Supply 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, Hines Supply is headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. The company operates numerous locations serving home builders and professional remodelers throughout the state of Illinois, lower Wisconsin and Northern Indiana.

US LBM, recipient of the 2013 HCN Pro Dealer of the Year Award, is a collection of 10 leading building material distributors serving the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic in nine states with more than 55 locations. 

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