TP Upgrades Veneer Production

Timber Products, Springfield, Or.,  will install a state-of-the-art Meinan lathe at its Yreka, Ca., facility, further improving veneer and plywood production as part of an ongoing strategy to modernize its plywood business.

rk Miles Buying Vermont Chain

Six-unit r.k. Miles, Manchester, Vt., has agreed to acquire the four lumberyards of “friendly competitor” Allen Lumber, Barre, Vt.Founded in 1888, Allen Lumber has branches in Barre, Montpelier, St. Johnsbury, and Waitsfield, Vt. Miles has a like number of yards in Vermont, plus two in Massachusetts.

Spahn & Rose Adds Century-OId Iowa Dealer

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. has agreed to purchase Moeller & Walter, Reinbeck, Ia.

Ace Dealer Snags Indy Store

Indianapolis area dealer White’s Ace Hardware is back up to three locations with the purchase of Fishers Do it Center, Fishers, In.

A New Generation of Hardwood Flooring

AHF Products is introducing new engineered and solid hardwood flooring collections from Bruce–American Honor, Next Frontier, Early Canterbury and Blacksmith’s Forge engineered floors, and the newly refreshed Natural Choice solid hardwood.

Hayward Lumber Buys Its Neighbor

Hayward Lumber, Monterey, Ca., has purchased the assets of Buena Tool Co., Santa Barbara, Ca.

The Year Ahead in Residential Housewrap

Based on Builder and Consumer Practices Survey data, there are more than 4 billion sq. ft. of home exterior covered with housewrap annually.

What’s Behind NAWLA’s Rebranding Strategy

During the recent NAWLA Traders Market, the North American Wholesale Lumber Association unveiled an intricate, colorful new logo as the centerpiece of an expansive rebranding campaign.

Weyerhaeuser Selling Montana Timberlands

Weyerhaeuser Co., Seattle, Wa., has agreed to sell its 630,000 acres of timberland in Montana to a private timberland investment company for $145 million in cash.

A Simpler Way to Paint

Behr Paint’s new reimagined paint can is designed to make the painting process simpler and cleaner—no paint key or tools required to open the container.

Get in the Relationship Business

I had no experience even remotely related to the wood industry; but when friends of my mom and dad came calling about a potential receptionist job at a hardwood lumber company, I jumped at the opportunity.

The Year Ahead in Vinyl Windows

As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, window and sliding glass door shoppers have spoken—and they want vinyl. Lots of vinyl. They also want bigger, greener, stronger and darker products.

Dealer Profile: Iowa’s Ogden & Adams

“Contractor Buys Lumberyards,” the headline in this magazine’s June issue announced. Is this as newsworthy as the proverbial “Man Bites Dog”? Nah—but almost as unlikely. So, this reporter couldn’t wait to find out how, and why.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

A Special Series from NAWLA ~ Achieving professional goals in the lumber industry requires time, patience, hard work, and the ability to establish strong relationships.

Quick and Light Track Loaders

ASV Holdings’ new compact RT-50 Posi-Track loader includes best-in-class ground pressure, ground clearance, serviceability and performance.

New Mexico’s Elco Calls It Quits

Elco Building Supply, Roswell, N.M., is shutting down all operations at the end of 2019, after 17 months in business.

Posts into Pergolas

The LINX Modular Pergola System from Wild Hog Railing makes building a pergola a snap.