Stock Building Supply to acquire Texas company

Posted May 10, 2010 12:47 p.m. EDT

Stock Building Supply is buying a building materials supplier in texas that had gone bankrupt.

Stock, which recently emerged from bankruptcy protection itself, said Monday it had reached agreement in a deal for Bison Building Holdings in Houston, Texas.

The acquisition is the second Stock has made in recent months.

Stock operates in 20 markets, providing supplies to home builders.

Bison filed for bankruptcy last June.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Stock bought Arkansas-based National Home Centers in April.