DALLAS, July 30, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Builders FirstSource (Nasdaq:BLDR), a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products, announced today that it has received the distinguished "Partners of Choice" award from David Weekley Homes, the nation's second largest privately held for-profit home builder. As part of David Weekley Homes' National Trade Partners survey, Builders FirstSource was selected as 1 of only 17 partners to be recognized out of approximately 150 suppliers and received an "A" Rating for providing world class service.

The award criteria and selection is based upon the results from the National Trade Partners Survey in which over 600 David Weekley Homes team members across the organization rate approximately 150 suppliers in service and quality. "Partners of Choice" Awards are presented to suppliers who maintain an "A" rating for the previous twelve months in quality, service, or both.

"The National Trading Partner Survey challenges our suppliers to actively manage the channel to insure world-class performance," said Bill Justus, VP Supply Chain Services for David Weekley Homes, and author behind the builder's comprehensive Supplier Evaluation Process. "Builders FirstSource competed against approximately 150 companies, and through their actions demonstrated that they are world-class in delivering service to our company."     

 "We are honored to receive this renowned award. It is a testament to Builders FirstSource's on-going commitment to provide preeminent service to our valued customers," says Dave Snyder, Vice President National Sales for Builders FirstSource. "The feedback received from this survey allows us to make continuous process improvements in our organization to meet the changing needs of David Weekley Homes. This evaluation process clearly demonstrates David Weekley Homes' high standards for service and quality and we are honored to receive this award."

About David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 14 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes "America's Best Builder," "Builder of the Year," and the "National Housing Quality Award." Weekley has also appeared seven times on FORTUNE magazine's coveted "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. Since inception, David Weekely Homes has closed more than 65,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company's web site at www.davidweekleyhomes.com .

About Builders FirstSource

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Builders FirstSource is a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction. The company operates in 9 states, principally in the southern and eastern United States, and has 56 distribution centers and 51 manufacturing facilities, many of which are located on the same premises as our distribution facilities. Manufacturing facilities include plants that manufacture roof and floor trusses, wall panels, stairs, aluminum and vinyl windows, custom millwork and pre-hung doors. Builders FirstSource also distributes windows, interior and exterior doors, dimensional lumber and lumber sheet goods, millwork and other building products. For more information about Builders FirstSource, visit the company's web site at www.bldr.com .
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