Universal Forest Products

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Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Type Public Company
Traded as (NASDAQufpi)
Industry Wood and wood-alternative products
Flooring Systems
Trusses
Joists
Wall Panels
Pressure-treated lumber
Engineered wood products
Founded 1955
Headquarters Grand Rapids, Michigan
Key people Matt Missad, CEO
Patrick Webster, President
Products Trim and moulding
Lumber and panels
Decking, railings, accessories
Fencing
Manufactured housing products
Industrial packaging
Lawn and garden accessories
Revenue Increase$1.9 billion USD (2010)
Net income Increase $17.4 million USD (2010)
Employees Approx. 5,500 (2011)
Website www.ufpi.com

Universal Forest Products, Inc. is an American company that manufactures and distributes wood and wood-alternative products, pressure-treated wood, engineered roof systems for site-built construction and manufactured housing, and a solid-sawn lumber buyer. It has brands in a range of products aimed at the construction and home improvement industries.

The company's main markets are retail outlets of building materials (such as home centers, regional chains and independent lumber dealers), industrial (specialized packaging and material handling products), commercial construction and concrete forming (roof trusses, wall panels and floors systems for commercial structures), manufactured housing/RV (components designed specially for the industry) and residential construction (wood components and framing services for builders of single and multi-family homes).

The company has been listed in the Fortune 1000 list of America’s largest corporations in 2006[1] and 2012,[2] and in the 2005 Forbes magazine’s Platinum 400 ranking of the best-performing U.S. companies with annual revenue of more than $1 billion.[3]

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