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Continental’s Buchanan Plant Resumes Operations


We are pleased to announce that Continental Building Products’ Buchanan, New York drywall manufacturing plant has resumed operations at full capacity.

“We are very pleased that the Buchanan repairs were completed as planned,” said Jay Bachmann, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This is a testament to the outstanding skills and determined efforts of our team, whose contributions were instrumental in the development of a safe and effective plan to restart operations.”

Since the outage on January 24, 2019, Continental’s plants in Silver Grove, Kentucky and Palatka, Florida increased their production to offset a portion of Buchanan’s lost volumes. “I’m proud of our associates, who worked very hard and safely to make sure we best served our customers during this difficult time,” Mr. Bachmann said. “I also want to thank our customers for their understanding arising from this disruption.”

About Continental Building Products

Continental Building Products is a leading North American manufacturer of gypsum wallboard, joint compound and complementary finishing products. The company is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia with operations serving the residential, commercial and repair and remodel construction markets primarily in the eastern United States and eastern Canada. For additional information, please visit www.continental-bp.com.

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