Taylor Machine Works is adding the Global Truck or GT Series to its line of products featuring a new capacity in lift trucks—8,000 lbs. to 18,000 lbs.
Cavern Clay by Sherwin-Williams is a warm terracotta paint color with ancient, elemental roots. The hue is designed to be a nod to midcentury modern style, but with the soul of the American Southwest, which together create the desert modern aesthetic.
Koppers Performance Chemicals’ MicroPro Wood Treatment Technology has achieved excellent ratings after undergoing two rigorous, independent third-party assessment processes by world-leading product certification body Global GreenTag International.
Three things will affect our success. We apply Pareto’s Principle to all three. If we don’t we will be part of the bottom 80% fighting over 20% of the pie.
American Pro Building Products by Patwin debuted their new Cellular PVC rail system at the Deck Expo in Baltimore. One of the unique components is the “Living Finish”top rails.
When it comes to decks, much thought is given to the planks, the colors, the layout, and even the railings and balusters. But even the most beautiful of outdoor spaces can feel incomplete if the designer and builder neglect the other important accessories: the trim.
Modified wood decking and cladding manufacturer Kebony, Oslo, Norway, has started up a new factory in Flanders, Belgium.
Retailers and distributors can get a leg up on expanding treated wood sales by educating employees with a popular new online course developed by Western Wood Preservers Institute.
Milwaukee Tool, Milwaukee, Wi., has acquired Imperial Blades, Sun Prairie, Wi.
Lowe’s will close 51 “under-performing” locations in the U.S. and Canada over the next 12 weeks.
This isn’t going to be one of those “beloved, third-generation hometown yard builds on its legacy” stories. Nope. McCabe Lumber, of Lovelace, Oh.—20 miles from the Cincinnati metro area and serving Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana as well—didn’t even exist in the 20th century. Today, it’s a blockbuster, both in market share and innovation.
Weyerhaeuser and Boise Cascade are now distributing the full range of James Hardie fiber cement siding, trim and interior products
With NAWLA’s Traders Market fast approaching, it’ll be exciting to see how the demographics pan out at this year’s event. Based on my personal experience and observations, attendance appears to be trending toward younger and newer participants in recent years. Could it be that more and more employers are recognizing the myriad benefits that come with orienting rookie talent to the business through these events?
Versatex has debuted its 2,000-sq. ft. Training Center designed to support customers and dealers and distributors, as well as the company’s in-house team of about 150 operations, administrative, sales and marketing personnel at its Alquippa, Pa., headquarters.
Central Valley, Napa, Ca., has agreed to purchase Foster Lumber Yard, Vallejo, Ca., expanding Central Valley’s Northern California footprint with a ninth location.
Building our sales book of business is challenging. For many of us, it will be the most challenging thing we will do in our careers. Building trust with new customers is a test. When we do break through and they start to give us business, it feels fantastic!