Troy Renames Preservatives ProTek

ProTek is the new brand name for all wood preservatives from Troy Corp., Florham Park, N.J.

Concealed Railing Kits

Feeney’s new CableRail Conceal Kit provides a solution for customers seeking a more streamlined cable railing aesthetic. Fittings are shorter and end caps are thinner, enabling them to be completely concealed inside the post for a sleeker look.

“Classy” New Way to Groom Tomorrow’s Lumber Leaders

Perhaps the biggest selling point of the Degree Program is the cost: there is none.

UFP Buys Component Maker

Universal Forest Products, Grand Rapids, Mi., has agreed to purchase the operating assets of Wolverine Wood Products, Grand Rapids.

Dealer Profile: New York’s Triple A Building Center

But Rob never bailed. For one thing, he’s too young to retire. For another, the lumber business is all he’s ever known. And loved.

Staying Nimble to Promote Western Red Cedar

As anyone working in the softwood industry would agree, 2018 was a predictable and uneventful year.

Smart Lighting at Your Fingertips

Legrand’s new smart lighting from its Radiant Collection offers switches and outlets that combine clean design with advanced functionality. The smart switches, dimmers and outlets can be controlled remotely via the Legrand Smart Lights app or within the home through voice-enabled assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Home.

NJ’s DuBell Lumber Shuts Down

After 97 years of business, DuBell Lumber Co., Medford, N.J., abruptly closed all operations on Feb. 9.

New Distributor for Tando

Palmer-Donavin, Columbus, Oh., is now distributing Derby Building Products’ TandoStone, TandoShake, and Beach House Shake exterior cladding products to dealers in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, central Kentucky, and western Pennsylvania.

High-Impact Upgrades with Southern Cypress

When it comes to interior home designs, trends are constantly changing. But if there’s one thing that never seems to go out of style, it’s natural wood.

Freres Gets Patents for MPP

Freres Lumber Co., Lyons, Or., was granted a Canadian patent for its Mass Plywood Panel (MPP), reportedly the only mass timber panel constructed entirely from Structural Composite Lumber (SCL).

Installation Tools for Increased Productivity

Simpson Strong-Tie is introducing the Quik Stik rafter and truss fastening system as a new solution for overhead fastening designed to reduce the risk of construction work-related injuries while boosting jobsite efficiencies, with speedier and more accurate fastening of rafter and truss assemblies.

Colorado Siblings Add Second Hardware Store

Siblings Kay McCarty and Chuck Quenon, operators of Buena Vista True Value, Buena Vista, Co., opened Gypsum Ace Hardware, Gypsum, Co., on Jan. 22.

Hardware Store “Pops Up” One Year After Blaze

A year after San Francisco’s Papenhausen Hardware was destroyed by fire, the business has temporarily reopened in a “pop-up location” a few doors away.

New Building Material Distributor Opens in OC

Natural stone importer/wholesaler Elchin Mirzayev has launched a new building materials distribution business—BuildersMax—out of the same Anaheim, Ca., facilities as his Stonex Tile.

True Value Chief Keynoting NHS

True Value Co. president and CEO John Hartmann has agreed to be a keynote speaker at the National Hardware Show May 7 in Las Vegas.

Create Your Own Balcony

Fakro’s new line of balcony windows are designed as large roof windows that open into a balcony. The upper sash opens upwards while the lower sash opens forward to create a balcony bay.