Bell Buying West Coast Treater

Bell Lumber & Pole Co. has agreed to purchase AmeriTies West, LLC, providing Bell with a West Coast source for creosote and copper naphthenate treated utility poles and timber pilings.

James Hardie Grows Big in Tacoma

Fiber cement siding and trim producer James Hardie Industries, together with Governor Jay Inslee, U.S. Representative Denny Heck, and Pierce County officials, recently celebrated the company's expanded manufacturing operation near Tacoma, Wa.

HDI Purchases Diamond Hardwoods

Through its subsidiary Hardwoods Specialty Products U.S., Hardwoods Distribution Inc., Langley, B.C., has purchased the assets and assumed certain liabilities of Diamond Hardwoods, Fresno and Bakersfield, Ca., for $3 million.

We’ll get through this together

Your customers are afraid. Their customers have put nearly everything on hold. Like you, your customers are probably at home, not at the office. They are trying to work from home, with family and children all around. This is not easy, and unless you have some experience with it, it will be a challenging pursuit.

Hardwood Specialist Rolls Out HempWood

Southern California-based Reel Lumber held a special event for customers on Feb. 6 at its Anaheim, Ca., location to introduce a new quasi-wood product to the lumber industry: HempWood.

Hawaiian Forests Returning

The Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative recently announced the planting of its 500,000th native tree in Hawaii.

Trade Commission Weighs in on Unfair Millwork Imports

The U.S. International Trade Commission unanimously found there is a reasonable indication that the U.S. wood mouldings and millwork products industry is materially injured due to imports from Brazil and China.

MOSO International Acquires Bambeau

Bamboo specialist MOSO International BV has acquired manufacturer Bambeau Becker und Großgarten GmbH.

Acquisitions Quickly Boost New Chain to Nine Locations

Within a few short months, Nation’s Best has grown to nine locations in Texas and Oklahoma and more than 200 employees through three separate acquisitions.

SBS Closing 2 Alaska Stores

Citing poor economic conditions in the state, Spenard Builders Supply will close two of its Alaska locations.