LOCK HAVEN - Your Building Centers (YBC) with 15 locations based throughout Pennsylvania, including Lock Haven, was honored at the 2009 Do it Best October MarketSM in Indianapolis recently as a Member Purchase Awards winner.
YBC placed third in the Commodity Purchases category, seventh in Lumber Purchases category and eighth in Overall Total Purchases.
"YBC is delighted to be recognized by Do it Best Corp.," Phil Skarada, YBC president said. "Our success is a tribute to our employees' hard work and our customers' loyalty. We thank them for their continued support."
Jay Brown, Do it Best Corp. vice president of sales and retail development, said retailers like YBC are building on the co-op's 64-year legacy.
"Do it Best Corp. is fortunate to be exclusively member-owned, which fosters a truly entrepreneurial spirit. YBC's growth is a reflection of the success that Do it Best Corp. retailers are experiencing in markets around the world," he said. "We're proud to have them as one of our member-owners."
YBC has been a Do it Best Corp. member since 1992.
Do it Best Corp., based in Fort Wayne, Ind., is the only full-service, U.S.-based, member-owned hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales of $2.46 billion, Do it Best Corp. is the second largest co-op in the industry, serving 4,100 member-owned locations in the United States and in 46 foreign countries.