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Kapro Tools' Magnetic Stud Layout Level is designed with magnetic stud slots at 16" and 24" that allow users to easily and accurately install wood and metal studs.

Boral Adds Florida Showroom

Boral Roofing has opened a new Design Center in Winter Park, Fl.

Versatex Adds New Distributors

Two new full-line Versatex distributors are simplifying access to premium PVC trim for building-supply dealers and contractors across a wide swath of the eastern United States.

Dealer Profile: Michigan’s Jonesville Lumber

Shortly past the dawn of the last century, Fred Graves, who ran a lumberyard in Wisconsin, got the urge to move to Jonesville, Mi., to help a cousin in the yard he owned. By 1919, Fred had bought him out.

VIDEO: Best of Decking & Railing at the 2019 Builders Show

TimberTips is a weekly video series highlighting information worth knowing about lumber products and projects.

The Revenue Growth Habit: Thousands of Failures

We’re moving homes, and my wife has been on a shredding mission. While reviewing file boxes that have not been opened in many years, she came across my first business head shots, taken about 20 years ago.

Olsen on Sales: Controlling the Call

The majority of sellers are too nervous, under-prepared, or just don’t now how to control sales conversations. Most don’t even think they should.

Billion Board Foot Club Expands

FEA Canada has released its annual "Billion Board Foot Club" list of top global lumber companies, once again led by West Fraser. As it has been since 2007, West Fraser is the world's largest softwood lumber producer.

Contractor Buys Pair of Cedar Rapids Lumberyards

Two Cedar Rapids privately owned lumber companies have been merged under new ownership.

Snavely Opens DC in Houston

Snavely Forest Products, Pittsburgh, Pa., has opened a new distribution center in Houston, Tx.

Fire Strikes 2 LBM Businesses in Stockton

A six-alarm fire in Stockton, Ca., caused millions of dollars in damage to a Masonite door plant and California Pallets lumberyard.

New Roofing Hues

DaVinci Roofscapes’ new line of composite siding, DaVinci Hand-Split Shake Siding, features the appearance of authentic cedar shakes and are available in eight colors.

Westlake Ace to Enter California

Westlake Ace Hardware, which owns and operates 124 Ace stores in Midwestern 10 states, will lease former Orchard Supply Hardware stores in northeast Fresno and Woodland, Ca.

Sun to Set in 2020 for Santa Monica’s Fisher Lumber

Fisher Hardware and Lumber, Santa Monica, Ca., will close its doors next year due to pending increases in rental costs.

Atlantic Veneer Shuttering Slicing Operations at NC Mill

Atlantic Veneer will close one segment of its Beaufort, N.C., mill for good on May 14.

Great Southern Sinks Teeth Into New Marketing Campaign

What do you get when you combine YellaWood brand pressure treated pine with a mischievous band of beavers driven to create their own oasis at the lodge? “The Woodland’s Most Wanted.”

The Ultimate Tool Combo

The tool is powered by a standard .27 caliber load safety strip and is compatible with current DeWalt powder-actuated fasteners.