72 companies in the Building Products industry have been involved in PE deals since the beginning of 2008, according to the PitchBook Platform. PE investors are rebuilding an interest in the industry after deal flow fell to 20 deals in 2009 from 36 in 2008. With over three months left in the year, 2010 has already racked up 19 completed deals, and another one is still under construction. In the industry, PE investors have invested in more Texan companies, 10, than companies from any other state. Texas has accounted for 16% of the deal count. Georgia and New York are other popular investing locations, each accounting for 8% of the total deals.