DEALER PROFILE: Kruse Lumber of Minnesota

“Kruse Kru,” headed by owner Brian Hodge (fifth from left), has always been service-driven.

OLSEN: Prepare to Win

The biggest difference between Master Sellers and the rest is their relationship with preparation

NAWLA: Forest Forever Exhibit Engages New Generation 

Traveling children's museum allows kids to interact with the lumber and construction industry.

Colorado Lumberyard Gets New Owner

New owners Martin and Rosa Montelongo have renamed the business Holyoke Lumber

Preparing Your Treated Wood Customers For Life After Installation

Quality starts with buying the right product and hiring the right builder, but consumers bear the responsibility for protecting their investment long-term.

DEALER PROFILE: Capps Home Building Center of Virginia

To keep employees up to speed, Capps schedules Lunch & Learn sessions, sponsored by vendors. “For our staff, it’s like continuing education,” says Bruce.

Westlake Ace Buying Chicago Chain

Westlake Ace Hardware has agreed to acquire seven-unit Chicagoland dealer Buikema’s Ace Hardware. 

Top Drivers for Deck Remodels & Upgrades

Wide open spaces with large windows blend the inside with the out.

Potlatch Combining with Deltic Timber

Potlatch Corp., Spokane, Wa., and Deltic Timber Corp., El Dorado, Ar., have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction and create a leading domestic timberland owner and top-tier lumber manufacturer.