US LBM Picks Up R&K

U.S. LBM Holdings has acquired Arizona’s R&K Building Supplies.

D-Blaze Certified for 2-Hour Wall Assembly

Design No. V335, available at UL’s Online Certifications Directory, will allow architects and specifiers to design FRTW walls with brick, stucco, fiber cement, and other approved UL exterior facings.

Barrette Enters Decking with DuraLife Acquisition

The DuraLife brand will remain unchanged and will continue to operate out of its existing facility in Biddeford, originally known as CorrectDeck.

Masonite Purchases Wood Door Makers

Masonite International, Tampa, Fl., has completed the acquisition of the operating assets of the wood door companies of AADG, Inc., part of ASSA ABLOY, which includes the brands Graham Manufacturing Corp. and The Maiman Co.

Hammond Buys EBS’s 10 Lumberyards

Hammond Lumber Co., Belgrade, Mt., is increasing to 21 locations and 800 employees with its purchase of 10-unit EBS Building Supplies, Ellworth, Me.

Kubota Expanding Dallas Area Operations

The newly acquired property, Kubota Ranch, will strengthen the company’s roots in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth region and allow it to bring its dealers closer to its headquarters for previews of new Kubota products.

UFP Completes NACC Acquisition

Universal Forest Products has completed its acquisition of North American Container Corp., Marietta, Ga.

National Gypsum to Reopen Wilmington Gypsum Board Plant

By the end of the year, National Gypsum Co. will reopen its Wilmington, N.C., gypsum plant, which was idled in 2009

RoyOMartin Starts Up New Texas OSB Plant

Production has begun at Corrigan OSB, L.L.C., the Texas subsidiary of RoyOMartin, Alexandria, La.