Eastern Pine Mill Pushes On After Fire

“We are still open,” said Alex Darrah. “We are still sawing logs and drying lumber, and we are positively looking forward.”

Henry to Acquire Fortifiber

Henry Co., El Segundo, has agreed to acquire Fortifiber LLC, Fernley, Nv., the 78-year-old manufacturer of weather-resistive moisture management systems, including house wrap, building paper, and flashing tapes. 

DEALER PROFILE: Mawson Lumber of Colorado

“At the site, we’ll never just dump the whole order. We deliver it in a progression, depending on what they need that day—floors, windows. We have 11 vehicles (and don’t charge for delivery), and we can spot loads where no one else can”

Versatex Enlists Instagram Influencer

Brendan O’Sullivan of Keystone Home Remodeling, Norristown, Pa., has become the first online representative of the new Versatex Brand Ambassador Program.

Smart-Bit Pre-drilling and Countersinking Tool

For that very cautious deck designer, Starborn Industries’ new Smart-Bit Pre-drilling and Countersinking Tool features a pre-set countersink and a free spinning stop collar to protect the work surface.

Distributor Purchases Endeck

The purchase includes all tooling, embossing equipment, proprietary formulations, testing, certifications, trademarks, literature, and inventory.

The Good Times Are Here Again – Although Big Challenges Remain

A Special Series from North American Wholesale Lumber Association

Patrick Acquires Nickell Moulding

The deal included the acquisition of accounts receivable, inventory, machinery and equipment, and was funded under the company’s existing credit facility.

Happy New Year

We wish you a New Year filled with health, happiness, and success

Feeney’s New Addition – CableRail Stair Assembly

Feeney’s new addition of its CableRail Stair Assembly is created to streamline installation of CableRail on stair railings. 

Nebraska’s SA Foster Lumber Finds New Owners for Yards 

With the owners ready to retire, S.A. Foster Lumber, Lincoln, Ne., decided early last year to sell off its six Foster Do it Centers in Nebraska and liquidate any it couldn’t find a buyer for.

Kodiak Acquires ABS 

Kodiak Building Partners, Denver, Co., has purchased 10-unit American Builders Supply, Sanford, Fl., from New York-based private equity firm Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC.

Big Growth Coming for Busy Beaver 

Busy Beaver, Pittsburgh, Pa., will open five new home improvement centers throughout the tri-state region in 2018.

Happy Holidays

Wishing you a joyous holiday season with peace & cheer!

Milwaukee Tool’s new Demo Driver

Built to withstand aggressive applications on the job site and features multiple strike surfaces to give users more force when prying and chiseling. 

Iowa Lumber Dealer Goes Big

Founded in 1920, the business is operated by Bob Leavitt, representing the fourth generation of the family’s ownership.

Weyerhaeuser Boosts Homasote Distribution

Weyerhaeuser Distribution has expanded its offering of Homasote 440 SoundBarrier panels to its distribution centers in Denver, Co.;  Dallas and Houston, Tx.; and Tacoma, Wa.