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Boise relocates distribution center

Boise Building Materials Distribution (BBMD), a division of Boise Cascade, has announced the relocation of its distribution center to Auburn, Ga., from Tucker, Ga.

The new 155,000-square-foot, 38-acre facility includes rail service and 18 acres of paved inventory storage. The facility also includes a 12,000-square-foot office space. All 41 employees from the former distribution center facility have relocated to the newly opened center, according to the company.

"The move allows us to be more efficient and to continue growing our sales and customer service in the Atlanta market, and enhances our core value of safety for our employees," said Stan Bell, senior vp-BBMD.

Ron Lee, BBMD branch manager, said the larger site helps improve efficiency and daily handling of materials. OThe larger space means we can offer a wider variety of products unique to the southern building market,O he said.

According to Boise, this is the third new or relocated facility BBMD has opened since January 2006.

BBMD is a wholesale distributor of building materials with 31 distribution branches in the United States.

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