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 a customized customer experience, every day. With 20 convenient locations and growing, YBC and its family of companies look forward to growing with you well into the 21st century.



Our Mission Statement: Building a better future for our families and our customers.
Our Cause: Providing innovative materials and solutions through exceptional service.
Our Purpose: Our success is built on your success.
Our Niche: Customized Customer Experiences.


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


YBC installed sales division is launched.


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


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.


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.


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.


Your Building Centers celebrates 25 years of employee ownership.


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.

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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.

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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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YBC acquired Palmerton Lumber in Palmerton, PA. Palmerton Lumber has been Palmerton Lumber has been serving contractors, builders, remodelers, and serious do-it-yourselfers with top quality brand name building products that you know and trust since 1995.

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YBC purchased Allensville Planing Mill in April of 2022. APM began in 1959 by Karl Westover and has been part of the Central Pennsylvania Business Community for over sixty years. The organization has three True Value hardware and building supplies stores and manufactures roof trusses, wall panels, and floor trusses..

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