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Principia Consulting Launches SupplyBuilder℠ for Supply and Distribution Analysis in the Building Materials Industry

By Business Wire News   


Principia Consulting has launched SupplyBuilder℠, an online data product for the building materials industry designed to complement Principia’s other BuilderSeries℠ products. SupplyBuilder℠ delivers a detailed view of industry supply for major residential building product categories. This advanced tool provides executives with access to manufacturer sales and market share in both shipments and dollar sales while mapping product flow through the distribution channel. SupplyBuilder℠ also includes a filterable online database of manufacturers, distributors and dealers by location. Subscribers are able to modify geographic coverage maps of distribution networks down to company name for lumberyards, specialty one-step distributors, big boxes and hardware stores.

Manufacturers can examine the market through the SupplyBuilder℠ lens to gain insight into shifts in channel demand and margins delivered at each step. And manufacturers, distributors and dealers are empowered with detailed information regarding local distribution to identify potential gaps and competitive overlap down to the type of product and brand carried by each branch or yard location.

“Principia is transforming how the building materials industry accesses and examines market information. Through Principia’s BuilderSeries℠, companies now have more access to critical market data to meet their strategic and tactical needs than ever before. We are excited about how these products are enabling our clients to identify targeted opportunities and take specific actions for increased market success,” states Lou Rossi, Managing Partner at Principia Consulting.

SupplyBuilder℠ is currently available for purchase with nearly 20 individual product categories covering both interior and exterior products including cabinets, countertops and flooring to roofing, decking and siding. To learn more about SupplyBuilder℠, contact a Principia representative at

About Principia Consulting

Principia is a leading research and consulting firm focused exclusively on the building materials and construction industry. For over 20 years, senior executives have trusted Principia for information, analytics and insights essential for better decision-making, faster growth, and greater profitability. Visit for more information and the latest building materials and construction industry insights.

Principia Consulting
Brooke Cowell
Vice President, Marketing
610-363-7815 Ext. 4742


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