Kirby Building Systems Announces Merger with Gulf States Manufacturers
Building Systems, LLC (Kirby) recently announced its plans to
merge with Gulf States Manufacturers, LLC (Gulf States). Both
companies are manufacturers of custom metal buildings and
subsidiaries of Nucor Corp. (Nucor). The merger is a mutual
agreement that was designed to better serve our customers in a way
that improves commercial excellence, creates operational
efficiencies, and optimizes new technical resources.
"Our goal is to deliver superior
customer experience, while giving our teammates market advantages,"
said Dan Cook and Rick Humphrey, Kirby's Sales Managers. "We are
very excited and expect to see positive growth from this. We'll
share top-of-the-line construction and sales technology, such as
BIM and eQuote, and increase our market
The merger took effect January 2017,
when Kirby became Kirby Building Systems-Tennessee (KBS-TN) and
Gulf States became Kirby Building Systems-Mississippi (KBS-MS).
Both facilities will remain part of Nucor's Buildings Group, and no
personnel reductions are anticipated as a direct result of the