Westlake to Buy St. Louis Ace

Westlake Ace Hardware, Lenexa, Ks., will purchase Brandt & Sons Ace Hardware, Maryland Heights, Mo.

84 Lumber Refuses to Slow Aggressive Expansion Plans

Intent to stay on course with its aggressive expansion plans announced early last year, 84 Lumber has opened a new door shop and engineered wood products hub in Greenville, S.C.

Combilift Earns High Honors

Combilift was honored with a 2020 Red Dot Design Award for its recently launched Combi-CBE4 material handler—the world’s first compact counterbalance design electric powered multi-directional forklift with its patented traction on all wheels.

NELMA Launches Final Online Learning Grading Series

Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association has launched the final, most challenging element of the NELMA Grader Academy online learning opportunity with the 400 Series.

DeckExpo Relocates as Sister Remodeling Show Goes Online

To meet the need for inpatient care, the exhibit hall of the Baltimore Convention Center has been converted into a facility to treat those recovering from COVID-19.

Yellawood Sponsors NASCAR Race

Great Southern Wood Preserving, Abbeville, Al., has inked a multi-year deal for its YellaWood brand to be title sponsor of the fall NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

Roseburg MDF Recertified

Roseburg Forest Products, Springfield, Or., has published its eighth certified Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), providing standardized and objective information about the lifecycle environmental impacts of the company’s wood products, and now including MDF.

West Fraser Tops Billion Foot Club

West Fraser remained the largest global softwood lumber producer in 2019, topping the annual FEA-Canada Billion Board Foot Club list for the twelfth straight year.

Mills Upgrade Grading Tech

The Wilkins family is updating the Lineal High Grader (LHG) systems at its two Pacific Northwest mills to capitalize on Deep Learning technology for improved lumber grade classification and recovery.

SPAX Names New President

SPAX, a brand of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co., has announced the appointment of Jim Winn as its President for the SPAX brand in North America.