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BlueLinx Announces Distribution of James Hardie Fiber Cement Products in the Midwest

44 Days ago

ATLANTA, April 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the United States, announced today that it is now distributing products from James Hardie in the Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas markets.

“We are very pleased to announce that we have finalized an agreement with James Hardie to distribute their products from our distribution centers in St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield, Missouri, Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Little Rock, Arkansas,” stated Ron Herrin, Vice President of Procurement.

“Partnering with James Hardie allows us to drive their sales performance in these markets while continuing to offer our customers excellent products and the best service in the industry,” continued Mr. Herrin. “We are excited to be in an even stronger position for growth in these territories through this new partnership.”

BlueLinx customers will be able to choose from a variety of James Hardie products including HardiePlank® lap siding, HardiePanel® vertical siding, and HardieShingle® siding. James Hardie siding products are available with ColorPlus® Technology, which combines durability and beauty to create a lasting exterior product.  

“We are excited about our newly established partnership with BlueLinx,” said John Madson, Director of Strategic Accounts at James Hardie. “Their management, sales teams, and distribution centers align well with our growth strategy to provide a superior product through excellent service in these areas.”

About BlueLinx Holdings Inc.
BlueLinx (NYSE:BXC) is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 states. BlueLinx has a differentiated distribution platform, value-driven business model and extensive cache of products across the building products industry. Headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, BlueLinx has over 2,400 associates and distributes its comprehensive range of structural and specialty products to approximately 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, as well as specialty distributors, national home centers, industrial, and manufactured housing customers. BlueLinx encourages investors to visit its website, www.BlueLinxCo.com, which is updated regularly with financial and other important information about BlueLinx.

About James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie is the global leader in fiber cement technology and has been furthering founder James Hardie's innovative, entrepreneurial legacy around the world for more than 125 years. It invented fiber cement siding products in the early 1980s as a durable, lower-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl siding. Its products combine innovation and versatility to offer a variety of design possibilities, matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than eight million homes in North America, James Hardie has earned a favorable reputation within the industry and has been specified in some of the country's most prestigious projects. For more information about James Hardie visit www.jameshardie.com.

Contacts:

Investors

Mary Moll, Investor Relations
BlueLinx Holdings Inc.
(866) 671-5138
investor@bluelinxco.com

Customers / Vendors

Ron Herrin, VP of Purchasing
BlueLinx Holdings Inc.
770-953-7000

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