Great Western Building Materials announced that it has acquired Grabber Construction Products’ distribution business in San Francisco. The transaction became effective Jan. 1, 2011.

GWBM will continue to carry Grabber’s available products including drywall, steel framing, insulation, Grabber screws and tools. New products will include full lines of acoustical ceilings, FRP, lath and stucco and Sto acrylic finish products. Tinting will be provided at the San Francisco branch for all Sto products. GWBM will now provide in-house stocking crews to accommodate contractors’ needs for all commercial and residential projects.

Grabber will continue to offer its full line of fasteners and other products through GWBM.