MoistureShield Expands NE Distribution

MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, has expanded distribution with BlueLinx branch locations.

DSI Rebrands Product Lines

To increase its profile in the market, Digger Specialties Inc., Bremen, In., is remaking its branding structure.

Homeowners Prefer Eco-Friendly Materials, Practices

From reducing air pollution to using renewable energy as a power source, U.S. homeowners have an overwhelming desire for more information, more choices.

Dealer Profile: South Dakota’s Buffalo Hardware

You can take the kid out of Buffalo, but you can’t take Buffalo out of the kid.

LSI Rebrands as Arxada

Specialty chemicals company LSI has rebranded as Arxada, effective Oct. 21.

Mill Creek Joining with OKC’s Fox

Mill Creek Lumber & Supply Co. agreed to purchase three-unit, 50-year-old Fox Building Supply, Oklahoma City, Ok.

Customer-Connected Software

Buildxact, the leading estimating and project management software for residential construction, is now offering construction management software for pro dealers.

Olsen on Sales: Emotional Control

Sales is a transfer of emotion. If we are nervous, our customer will be nervous. If we are aggressive, which means we don’t really care, we are just there for the order, our customers will be defensive.

Key-Link Dreams Up Railing Visualizer

Aluminum railing manufacturer Key-Link Fencing & Railing is utilizing Chameleon Power’s visualization platform to help customers with outdoor railing design.  

Your Lumber Grading Glossary

If you’ve spent any time around lumber, and we know you have, you’ve probably picked up a bit of the lingo.

Barrette Snaps Up Another Railing Manufacturer

One week after purchasing Missouri-based railing producer Madden Manufacturing, Barrette Outdoor Living has acquired vinyl railing/fence manufacturer National Vinyl Products, Nephi, Ut., from the Hadfield family.

Upgrades Continue at Gilchrist Mill

Neiman Enterprises continues to update the recently acquired the Gilchrist Forest Products mill in Gilchrist, Or., to bring it up to world-class standards.

Steel Pergola Kits

Fortress Building Products’ new steel pergolas combine steel’s unmatched weatherability and low maintenance qualities with its modern aesthetic to bring lasting style to the backyard equation.

How Millennials View the Lumber Industry

The industry is facing the dilemma of how best to market to and recruit a generation that is uniquely different.

Barrette Purchase Railing Manufacturer   

Barrette Outdoor Living has acquired Madden Manufacturing Company of Missouri.

Nation’s Best Adds TX, OK Yards

Nation’s Best continues their rapid growth with the acquisitions of Ron’s Lumber & Home Center, Howe, OK., and Gilmer Lumber, Gilmer, TX. 

US LBM Acquires Texas’ Oldham Lumber

US LBM has expanded in Texas with the acquisition of Oldham Lumber Company.