About Capital

Our Roots

Founded in 1948, Capital is a privately held Arizona Corporation, with eight regional distribution facilities geographically focused in the West that offers sales, market development, inventory management and distribution services within the building materials industry.  Our goal is to be responsive to the unique needs of manufacturers and dealers, deliver customized solutions and assist in market demand.

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Distribution and Customization

We have exclusive arrangements with many of the top producers of specialty building materials in the markets in which we operate. We operate eight regional distribution centers with inventories consisting primarily of Redwood, cedar, pine, fir, composite lumber and engineered wood products. This guarantees our customers the highest quality goods at competitive pricing.


Support services are provided by the National Accounts operations and the company’s Corporate Services office. Capital’s 250 employees include 80 experienced, knowledgeable sales and marketing professionals calling on over 1,500 accounts comprised of retail and pro-sales building materials dealers, home centers and the outdoor living industry.

Our Mission Statement

Capital is dedicated to being recognized as the leading distributor of specialty building materials in the Western United States by providing unequaled service to customers, unequaled fairness with suppliers, the unequaled opportunity for a fulfilling career for each employee and a reasonable rate of return for its owners.

Our Objectives

Create and preserve a safe work environment

* Know and obey the rules and laws of our business

* Strive for continuous improvement as individuals and as a group

* Communicate constructively, provide solutions

* Create respect individually and for your group

* Do what you say

* Have some fun