Pricing Notification - Wallboard Manufacturers

To our valued customers,

Wallboard manufacturers have selected September 6th to implement their previously announced increase and have included Joint Treatment and Textures to the increase as well, as illustrated below. These most recent cost escalations are being driven by increases in raw materials, as well as production, transportation and world events.

We are committed to keeping you up to speed with accurate information while providing you with the best products, service and competitive prices in the industry.

ProductsIncreaseEffective Date
Gypsum Wallboard All Products12%9/6/11
Joint Compound5%9/6/11
Joint Tapes and Textures8%9/6/11


As you make preparations for your business this year, you should include price escalation clauses in your contracts. Please communicate closely with your sales representative or branch manager on any upcoming projects you may have.

We want to help you remain competitive and profitable. Please do not hesitate to call us should you have any questions or concerns.

We thank you for your business and appreciate the opportunity to serve you and your staff.
Sincerely,

Clint Valleau
Director of Purchasing and Replenishment
Interior Products Division
Allied Building Products Corp.

All steel related quotes will be valid for 30-days from the date of the quotations. All projects not awarded to Allied or our affiliates within 30 days of the quotation will be void. All new job quotes will reflect the appropriate increases as they develop. Please contact your Sales Representative with any questions or concerns.

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