FLD Acquisition Corp today announced that it has commenced its previously announced tender offer for all of the common stock of Full Line Distributors at a purchase price of $2.95 per share, net to the seller, in cash. The tender offer is being made pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger, dated July 9, 2001, among Full Line, Broder Bros, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FLD Acquisition Corp. The tender offer is scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time on Thursday, August 9, 2001, unless extended.