We Care Because We Own It

YBC is a 100% employee owned company that serves our communities and surrounding areas with quality building products.

Your Building Centers (along with its predecessor companies) has been serving professional contractors and serious do-it-yourselfers with all of their building material needs for over 100 years.

Since YBC’s official founding in 1989, we have been a 100% employee owned and operated company. We are the largest employee owned lumber and building material supplier in Pennsylvania. Our roots run deep in each community we live and service, and we take pride in sharing our knowledge and experience with our customers. “We Care because We Own It” is not just a tagline, it is a promise to our customers to always provide the best quality products and customer service every day. With 16 convenient locations and growing, YBC and its family of companies look forward to growing with you well into the 21st century.

1989

Your Building Centers is founded and becomes 100% employee owned.

1994

YBC installed sales division is launched.

1997

YBC acquires 7 new retail locations, doubling in size as a company.

2001

The first home improvement design center is opened in Huntingdon. This store is a precursor to the state-of-the-art showrooms in Altoona, State College, and Williamsport.

2005

The 220,000 square foot Beech Creek facility becomes home to Keystone Truss and Panels. Keystone Truss is YBC’s manufacturing arm and produces roof trusses, floor trusses, and wall panels for construction projects.

2013

The first YOUR Home Solution Center opens in Williamsport, PA. This store features an over 10,000 square foot showroom with over 50 kitchen and bath displays, a 3,000 square foot flooring department, a large window and door gallery, and exterior siding and stone selections.

2014

Your Building Centers celebrates 25 years of employee ownership.

2015

YBC acquired (CPC) Central Pennsylvania Components. In September, YBC completed the purchase of Robert G. Miller in Hanover, PA. R.G. Miller is both a specialty distributor and installer of siding, decking, railing, gutter, kitchen, and bath products.

2017

YBC acquired Klinger Lumber in Elizabethville, PA. Klinger Lumber has been servicing the people of Dauphin County for over 60 years. They specialize in stocking high quality lumber and building products.

2019

YBC celebrated 30 years of employee ownership. In January, YBC purchased Berlin Lumber & Truss in Berlin, PA. Berlin Lumber offers quality building materials and was named 2018’s Reader’s Choice Award winner for Somerset County.

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