Builders FirstSource is a distributor of building materials and services to homebuilders in the United States. The company focuses on growth through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal expansion. It acquired more than 20 companies serving suppliers in their respective markets from 1998 to 2005. Builders FirstSource operates in more than 75 cities, including dozens of distribution centers and manufacturing facilities in multiple states. It is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol BLDR. Builders FirstSource maintains corporate headquarters in Dallas.