5 Must-Follow Stocking and Merchandising Tips

Displaying pallets of bulky products, like concrete mix, in front of your store can help make sure they’re not overlooked. 

BPI Expands to Wisconsin

Building Products Inc. will open a new distribution branch in Watertown, Wi., during the first quarter of 2018

Estwing’s Premium Work Gloves

Estwing’s line of premium work gloves is made to provide comfort, durability, and protection for the everyday deck builder.

DEALER PROFILE: Kruse Lumber of Minnesota

“Kruse Kru,” headed by owner Brian Hodge (fifth from left), has always been service-driven.

Buikema’s Ace Loses Leader

C. Jay Buikema, 78, longtime CEO of seven-unit Buikema’s Ace Hardware, Naperville, Il., died Dec. 6.

BMD Acquires Midwest Millwork Wholesaler 

Midwest millwork distributor Moehl Millwork has been acquired by Home Factories, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Building Material Distributors, Inc.

MoistureShield Vision

Composite Deck and Trim Boards

OLSEN: Prepare to Win

The biggest difference between Master Sellers and the rest is their relationship with preparation

NAWLA: Forest Forever Exhibit Engages New Generation 

Traveling children's museum allows kids to interact with the lumber and construction industry.

Finalists to Face Off in CAMO Screw Off! Competition

Father and son deck builders Bob and Jesse Buzzell will square off against each other in the CAMO Screw Off! finals.

Alabama Wood Treater Expands

United Treating & Distribution celebrated the acquisition of a new property with a Nov. 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The Right Saw for the Job

It’s a reciprocating saw that provides next-generation corded-like power and optimized user comfort to reduce fatigue in rough cutting and demolition work in pipe, metal or hardwood. 

Treat It… and It Will Last

When you talk about the sustainability of treated wood, it’s also important to remember that every part of each harvested tree is used in totality—nothing is wasted, and nothing is funneled back out into the environment.

Colorado Lumberyard Gets New Owner

New owners Martin and Rosa Montelongo have renamed the business Holyoke Lumber

Hardware Chain Adds 2 Independents

Humboldt County, Ca., commercial growers supplier Dazey’commercialas agreed to acquire two independent hardware stores—one in Medford, Or.; the other near McKinleyville, Ca.

Preparing Your Treated Wood Customers For Life After Installation

Quality starts with buying the right product and hiring the right builder, but consumers bear the responsibility for protecting their investment long-term.