Investor FAQ

1. How can I find out about my account information?
2. When is your Annual Meeting?
3. How do I change my mailing address?
4. What if my UFPI stock certificates are lost, etc.?
5. How do I obtain SEC materials (i.e., 10K, 10Q, etc.)?
6. How can I be added to your mailing list to receive Annual Reports, news releases, etc., automatically?
7. Can I purchase UFPI stock directly from the company?
8. Does UFPI have a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP)?
9. Does UFPI pay cash dividends?
10. What if I do not receive my dividend check, or dividend notice, after the dividend payment date has passed?
11. How do I sell my UFPI stock?
12.Who are UFPI's Independent Accountants?
13.Who is UFPI's Corporate Securities Counsel?
1. How can I find out about my account information?
 Shareholders who hold UFPI stock in a brokerage account (i.e., "street name") should contact their broker. Registered shareholders (i.e., shareholders who hold UFPI stock in certificates) should contact American Stock Transfer & Trust Co. (AST)

American Stock Transfer & Trust Co.
40 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (212) 936-5100
Fax: (718) 236-4588

2. When is your Annual Meeting?
 You can access this information on our web site (main menu—Calendar)

3. How do I change my mailing address?
 If you are on our company mailing list, please call 1-800-598-9663 to make any changes.

If you receive your materials directly from the transfer agent or your broker, you will need to contact them to make any changes.

4. What if my UFPI stock certificates are lost, etc.?
 You should contact AST at the above address immediately if your certificates are lost, stolen, or destroyed.

5. How do I obtain SEC materials (i.e., 10K, 10Q, etc.)?
 You can access this material on our web site (main menu—SEC Filings), or call 1-888-BUY-UFPI and we will mail you this information.

6. How can I be added to your mailing list to receive Annual Reports, news releases, etc., automatically?
 You can access this material on our web site (main menu—Annual Report)

You can send us an e-mail on our web site (main menu—Info Request)

You can phone our Investor Relations Department at 1-800-598-9663, or write to us at:

Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Attn: Investor Relations Dept.
2801 E. Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

7. Can I purchase UFPI stock directly from the company?
 No, UFPI does not have a direct purchase plan at this time.

8. Does UFPI have a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP)?
 No, this program is not available at this time.

9. Does UFPI pay cash dividends?
 Yes, the company has paid an annual cash dividend since 1983 and a semi-annual dividend since 1993.

10. What if I do not receive my dividend check, or dividend notice, after the dividend payment date has passed?
 Stocks held in a brokerage account—contact your broker.

Stocks held in certificate form—contact AST at the above telephone number to make sure your address record is up-to-date.

11. How do I sell my UFPI stock?
 Shares held in brokerage form will need to be sold by the broker, less a commission.

Shares held in certificate form will need to be signed over to a broker, they will sell the shares and place the proceeds into an account set up for you, less a commission.

12.Who are UFPI's Independent Accountants?
 Our Independent Accountants are:

Ernst & Young LLP
171 Monroe NW
Suite 1000
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


13.Who is UFPI's Corporate Securities Counsel?
 Our Corporate Securities Counsel is:

Varnum, LLP
Grand Rapids, MI 49503




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Universal Forest Products is the nation's leading manufacturer and distributor of wood and wood-alternative products to the retail building materials, industrial packaging/components, manufactured housing, residential construction and commercial construction & concrete forming markets.