BlueLinx to Distribute Versatex

As a New Full-Line Versatex Distributor, BlueLinx Minneapolis will boost access to premium low-maintenance pvc trim for home builders and remodelers across the upper Midwest for home builders and remodelers across the upper Midwest.

Versatex Building Products, LLC, has again expanded its base of wholesale distributors by naming BlueLinx Minneapolis its latest full-line distributor.

The BlueLinx parent organization sells a comprehensive range of building projects through a network of more than 40 warehouses and 50 reload facilities nationwide. Its Minneapolis location is the second BlueLinx outlet to be designated a Versatex distributor. It joins the Charleston, S.C., BlueLinx operation, which Versatex recently honored as its 2017 National Distributor of the Year. BlueLinx has its national headquarters in Atlanta.

Versatex Building Products, LLC, an innovative manufacturer of maintenance-free, easy-installation PVC architectural trim materials, is based in Pittsburgh. 

“This expansion should give building-supply dealers and their contractors across the upper Midwest high confidence in product access and on-time delivery,” said Versatex sales and marketing VP Rick Kapres. “BlueLinx has worked hard to gain the respect of both manufacturers and end-users, and we’re thrilled to be partnering with another of their locations.

“Not only is the Twin Cities region a key territory for Versatex, but the efficient BlueLinx service platform will make life a lot easier for our customers,” he said this week. “Our aim is to smooth out the supply chain for dealers, lumber yards and home-improvement centers.”

Cory Conley, general manager at BlueLinx Minneapolis, called the new relationship an exciting development. “We’re honored to be associated with Versatex, and we look forward to growing together in the Minneapolis market.”