LBM Advantage creates National Buying Power with the multi-billion dollar purchasing power of its membership. As a result, members enjoy a distinct competitive advantage in their marketplace.

Regional Expertise

We speak your language! Advantage support offices are regionally located in New Windsor NY, Grand Rapids MI, Monroe LA and Smithfield NC. Advantage traders provide localized knowledge of building codes, species, product applications and distribution logistics.

Large Volume & Pooling Groups

Advantage members benefit from our large purchasing volume, block buys, and regional pooling group deals.

Independence & Flexibility

Advantage has no affiliation restrictions, and you determine how your business is run. Together we will develop a purchasing plan that best suits your company.

Customer Service:
Like it's your own

Advantage traders and staff are an extension of your purchasing team, and we support you on your terms. Honest and professional, we do everything we can to meet the needs of our members.

Technology:
We're up to speed

Our electronic communication services help you conduct business quickly and efficiently. Your sales and accounting history is always clear and readily available.

Press Releases


LBM Advantage Launches NextGen Initiative Where Future Leaders Kicked Up Their Heels

May,2018
LBM Advantage Launches NextGen Initiative Where Future Leaders Kicked Up Their Heels


LBM Advantage Hires Member Sales Manager - Western US Zone

April, 2018
LBM Advantage Hires Member Sales Manager - Western US Zone


LBM Advantage Completes a Successful Meeting & Trade Show.

Feburary, 2018
LBM Advantage Completes a Successful Meeting & Trade Show


LBM Advantage Announces 2017 Building Products Vendor of the Year Award Recipients.

January, 2018
LBM Advantage Announces 2017 Building Products Vendor of the Year Award Recipients.

BETTER. STRONGER. TOGETHER - IBSA Inc. Merges into LBM Advantage Inc.

October, 2017
The merger of IBSA Inc. into LBM ADVANTAGE INC., approved by the shareholders of each group earlier this year, has been completed as of October 1, 2017.


The Shareholders of LBM Advantage, Inc. and Independent Builders Supply Association (IBSA) Approve Plan of Merger for Continued Growth to Provide $2.0 Billion in Combined Purchasing Power

April, 2017
With overwhelming support of their shareholders, lumber and building material buying cooperatives LBM Advantage and Independent Builders Supply Association (IBSA) completed their vote on April 19, 2017 in favor of the Plan of Merger.


LBM Advantage, Inc. Announces New Executive Roles

February, 2017
LBM Advantage, Inc. ("Advantage") today announces new executive roles for two members of its senior management team.


LBM Advantage Building Products Division Announces 2016 Vendor Partners of the Year

February, 2017
LBM Advantage is marking their inaugural year with a multitude of achievements. Among them is the recognition of a few of the outstanding vendors within its Building Products Division.


LBM Advantage, Inc. and Independent Builders Supply Association (IBSA) sign Letter of Intent to merge.

January, 2017
Lumber & Building Material buying cooperatives LBM Advantage and Independent Builders Supply Association (IBSA) today announced they have signed a Letter of Intent to merge. The companies enjoy strong dealer support throughout the East coast, Midwest and Southern markets.


LBM ADVANTAGE, INC. Holds Productive Forest Products Conference

October, 2016
LBM Advantage, Inc. held its annual Forest Products Conference Oct. 16-18, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Birth of a co-op trade show

February, 2016
Just six weeks after the culmination of a merger, LBM Advantage -- the industry's newest co-operative and the combination of what was PAL and ENAP -- completed its first Stockholder Meeting and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.


Announcing the newly-merged Cooperative: LBM Advantage, Inc.

January, 2016
Respected cooperatives ENAP, Inc. and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen, Inc. (PAL) have realized the completion of their historic merger to become LBM Advantage, Inc. as of January 1, 2016.

Lumber Co-operator, LBM Advantage Article

December, 2015
LBM Advantage is realized as a high-powered cooperative with the completed merger of ENAP and PAL.


ENAP and PAL Merger Date
September 1, 2015

ENAP, Inc. and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen Cooperative, Inc. (PAL) Receive Shareholder Approval on Merge

February 19th, 2015
The lumber and building material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP, Inc. today announced that they have received shareholder approval on merging the two cooperatives. The newly merged cooperative will be called LBM Advantage, Inc.

 


HBS Dealer: ENAP and PAL roll out new name

January 22, 2015
The lumber and building material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP have a new name: “LBM Advantage.”

 


ENAP, Inc. and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen Cooperative, Inc. (PAL) Announce Name for Proposed Merged Cooperative

January 20, 2015
The lumber and building material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP, Inc. today announced that pursuant to shareholder approval (scheduled February 19, 2015), the cooperative will be called LBM Advantage, Inc.

Chain Store Guide: ENAP and PAL have announced they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge.

October 23rd, 2014
The new cooperative will have a combined purchasing power of $1.5 billion dollars annually.  PAL was formed in 1937, and ENAP in 1967. Moving forward, the combined membership will span 33 states and include 447 member companies operating 742 lumberyards.

 


LBM Journal: ENAP, Inc. and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen Cooperative, Inc. (PAL) Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

October 10, 2014
Lumber & Building Material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP, Inc. today announced they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge.


 Random Lengths: October 10th Report

October 10, 2014
ENAP, Inc., based in New Windsor, N.Y., and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen (PAL) Cooperative, Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich., have signed a letter of intent to merge. ENAP President and CEO Steve Sallah will continue in the same roles at the new company. PAL CEO and President Paul Dean will be executive vice president. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.

 


Home Channel News: ENAP and PAL deal to be named later

October 9, 2014
The annonced merger of ENAP and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen has plenty of support from each group’s lumberyard leadership. What the merger lacks currently is a name.


 

Random Lengths: ENAP, PAL announce intent to merge

October 8, 2014
ENAP, Inc., and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen Cooperative, Inc., announced today that they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge. PAL was formed in 1937 and ENAP in 1967. Their combined membership will span 33 states and include 447 member companies operating 742 lumber yards. Steve Sallah will be president and CEO of the new company, and Paul Dean will be executive vice president. The merger is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. ENAP and PAL will operate out of three locations in New Windsor, N.Y., Grand Rapids, Mich., and Monroe, La.

 


ProSales: ENAP and PAL Join Forces

October 8, 2014
The new co-op will span 33 states and include 447 member companies operating 742 yards.


ENAP and PAL signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge.

October 8, 2014
Lumber & Building Material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP, Inc. today announced they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge.


Home Channel News: A new co-op is born in the lumber arena

October 8, 2014
Lumber and building material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP announced they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge. The companies enjoy strong dealer support in the Midwest and East markets, respectively.

Information

New York

  • Address:
    555 Hudson Valley Ave. Suite 200
    New Windsor, NY 12553

Michigan

  • Address:
    5465 Executive Pkwy SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 888875
    Grand Rapids MI 49588

Louisiana

  • Address:
    1900 North 18th Street
    Suite 502
    Monroe, LA 71201

North Carolina

  • Address:
    1801 Wal-Pat Road
    PO Box 2310
    Smithfield, NC 27577
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