The SPRING Edition of Deck Specialist Magazine is Now Available!

Builders and contractors specializing in decks and outdoor living projects now have a new resource to turn to for ideas and strategies for their business.

Fencing Innovations

CertainTeed’s newest designer horizontal fence innovation, Bufftech Brookline vinyl privacy fencing offers homeowners a durable, contemporary privacy fence featuring steel reinforcement for added support. 

California Redwood Association charts a new course

The California Redwood Association is one of the oldest trade associations in the United States. For over 100 years it has provided lumber suppliers, landscape architects, contractors and homeowners with information on the grades, uses and application of redwood lumber. They specialize in design ideas, project plans and technical specifications.

Small Town, Big Success

“We have salesmen with product knowledge who offer personalized service, do take-offs, build relationships” populating Northwest’s staff of 15, which includes Tim’s wife, Tami, and son Rory, 27, who’s being groomed to take over the business sometime in the future.

CLT Producer Expanding

SmartLam currently produces more than 1 million bd. ft. of CLT per month.

Multi-Functional Tool Bags 

Porter Cables’ expansion of its 20V MAX System comes with the introduction of the 20V MAX Charging Storage Bag and 20V MAX Charging Radio. 

ECMD Acquires Klumb Lumber

“Klumb’s heritage of leaning into relationships and building long-term trust with their customers and suppliers meshes perfectly with the core values established by our founder Allen Dyer,” said ECMD CEO Joe Woods. “We are excited to extend our footprint into the deep South and Gulf Coast.”

The Future of Cedar in an Evolving Market

Given the unsettled nature of the market, what can 2018 and beyond look like for real cedar products?

Roseburg Teams Up to Introduce New Decorative Composite Panels

Popularized in Europe, PET is an environmentally friendly, low maintenance, protective finish that offers exceptional style, durability, and scratch- and fade-resistance for interior applications.

Colorado Mill Proposes Expansion

Montrose Forest Products has proposed investing $20 million to expand its mill in Montrose, Co.,

Rustic Composite Decking

Deckorators has added a third color choice to its popular Heritage line of composite decking: Ciderhouse.

Virtual Reality Simulator Trains Forklift Drivers

The tool allows operators to become familiar and comfortable with the forklift and its controls prior to operating within the physical warehousing environment, thus building confidence and avoiding potential incidents. 

Foundation Grows in Midwest 

Foundation Building Materials, one of North America’s largest specialty distributors of wallboard, suspended ceiling systems, and insulation, has completed the acquisitions of two specialty distributors in the Midwest to enhance its growth strategy and expand its product offerings.

Forest Products Supply Spreads to Omaha

Forest Products Supply, St. Louis, Mo., opened a seventh distribution center in Omaha, Ne., Feb. 1.

Acquisition Expands Hancock into Trusses

Manufacturing is not new to Hancock Lumber; in fact, the company’s roots began in 1848 with milling logs into lumber and continues today with their three eastern white pine sawmills and wall panel manufacturing facility.

Strong Molded Straps

Green Link’s newest family of custom-engineered, molded straps and caps are designed for securing pipes and struts for its KnuckleHead rooftop support product line.