Wilsonart Buying Distributor

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces, Austin, Tx., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alpine Sales, Inc., a Columbia, S.C.-based wholesale distributor to the building and remodeling industry. Alpine Sales distributes decorative surfaces, post formed countertops, lacquers and stains, and hardware.

Maner Acquired by US LBM

US LBM Holdings has acquired dealer Maner Builders Supply, with yards in Augusta, Ga., and Aiken and Charleston, S.C.

DeckExpo Going Virtual

Six weeks after DeckExpo breaking off from the Remodeling Show to join The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo in Las Vegas, organizers have decided to move the combined event to a virtual format.

Phoenix Dealer Bulks Up

Builderz Warehouse has begun construction of a new distribution facility in south Phoenix, Az. The new $5-million, 40,000-sq. ft. warehouse will be more than four times as large as its current facility.

526 Media Group Announces NELMA’s Annual Meeting Being Hosted on New Virtual Event Platform

The Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association has announced it will partner with 526 Media Group to host its upcoming 87th annual  Fall Annual Meeting on the new 526 Virtual Events Platform.

Ace Inks Pact to Use More Analytics

Ace Hardware has selected Medallia’s experience management platform and Gallup’s global analytics services to improve the customer and employee experience at its retail members’ stores.

SRS Opens 6 New Locations

SRS Distribution opened six new greenfield locations, including Grand Junction, Co.; Shreveport, La.; Waxahachie and El Paso, Tx.; Conyers, Ga.; and Sterling Heights, Mi.


The upgraded DuPont Tyvek Roof Protector provides a cooler, gray color surface for builders and roofing contractors to work on.

Order Your Steps

I grew up on a golf course in Georgia; and my dream was to become an investment banker on Wall Street! My dreams and I went off to Georgia Southern to study finance; but experience after experience—step after step—kept pointing me toward my destiny.

Comparing North American and Imported EWP

When ordering engineered wood products, it’s important to understand what you will get—superior quality materials, or inferior products that won’t perform.

NAWLA Makes Changes to Upcoming Events

In place of this year’s in-person event, NAWLA will host a fully virtual member experience this fall, with relevant education, opportunities to connect with your customers and suppliers, and other elements of the Traders Market you have come to enjoy throughout the event’s history.

526 Media Group Announces New Virtual Event Platform

Continuing on almost 100 years of service to their core industries, 526 Media Group, Inc. announced today their newly launched 526 Events Virtual Event Platform.

The small town of Upton (population 681) fails to earn so much as a dot on my Rand McNally’s map of Kentucky. Yet its mainstay, Jones Home Center, is punching well above its weight.

RP Expands into Wyoming

Midwest dealer R.P. Lumber has purchased two-unit Wyoming dealer Build-Rite Lumber & Supply.

Nation’s Best Spreads Out to Florida

Nation’s Best, Dallas, Tx., has acquired fellow Do it Best affiliate Hall’s Hardware, Milton, Fl.

Premium PVC Decking

Fiberon’s new Promenade premium PVC decking features enhanced streaking, premium embossing, and a next-generation surface coating designed for superior weather resistance.