Established in 1855, United Building Centers specializes in providing high-quality building materials to the building construction industry. It also provides various support services to building contractors, developers and homeowners, such as architectural design, well-developed inventories, manufacturing and distribution. It sells a variety of products, such as power and hand tools; remodeling and decorating supplies; hardware, paint and wallcoverings; lumber and plumbing; and heating and cooling products. United Building Centers provides cabinet lines for kitchens and bathrooms of various manufacturers, such as Omega Cabinetry, Mid Continent Cabinetry, Diamond and Woodland Cabinetry. Additionally, the company provides a range of engineered wood products, such as I-joists, glu-lams and laminated veneer lumber for structural framing and industrial applications. The company operates distribution centers, millwork plants, construction facilities, concrete plants, truss manufacturing plants and truss/panel manufacturing plants. United Building Centers has a location in Wichita, Kan.