NJ’s DuBell Lumber Shuts Down

After 97 years of business, DuBell Lumber Co., Medford, N.J., abruptly closed all operations on Feb. 9.

New Distributor for Tando

Palmer-Donavin, Columbus, Oh., is now distributing Derby Building Products’ TandoStone, TandoShake, and Beach House Shake exterior cladding products to dealers in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, central Kentucky, and western Pennsylvania.

Freres Gets Patents for MPP

Freres Lumber Co., Lyons, Or., was granted a Canadian patent for its Mass Plywood Panel (MPP), reportedly the only mass timber panel constructed entirely from Structural Composite Lumber (SCL).

Colorado Siblings Add Second Hardware Store

Siblings Kay McCarty and Chuck Quenon, operators of Buena Vista True Value, Buena Vista, Co., opened Gypsum Ace Hardware, Gypsum, Co., on Jan. 22.

Hardware Store “Pops Up” One Year After Blaze

A year after San Francisco’s Papenhausen Hardware was destroyed by fire, the business has temporarily reopened in a “pop-up location” a few doors away.

True Value Chief Keynoting NHS

True Value Co. president and CEO John Hartmann has agreed to be a keynote speaker at the National Hardware Show May 7 in Las Vegas.

Hawaii Lumber Group Elects Officers

Hawaii Lumber Products Association has installed its 2019 board of directors, led by new president John Heideman, Mendocino Forest Products.

Atlantic Forest Products Expanding West

Wholesale distributor Atlantic Forest Products, Baltimore, Md., is expanding to the West Coast, with the opening of sales offices in Lake Oswego, Or., and near Oakland, Ca.

McCoy’s Grows in Texas

McCoy’s Building Supply opened an 18,000-sq. ft. store with drive-thru lumberyard Dec. 17 in Midlothian, Tx.

Capital Lumber Names New President

Scott Gaskin has been promoted to president of Capital Lumber Co., Phoenix, Az., succeeding Sam Sanregret, who will now serve as executive vice president after 15 years as president.