Marsh Lumber, Clarksburg, W.V., has been purchased by Chuck Kersting, allowing previous owner Arlis Marsh to retire.
The industry’s leading price reporting agency, Random Lengths, Eugene, Or., has been acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor, the European parent company of RISI, Inc., Boston, Ma., for $18.2 million.
As part of its ongoing transition following last year’s acquisition of Headwaters Inc., Boral is consolidating its siding, trim, shutters and accessories under a single division—Boral Building Products.
Amazon improves the customer experience through innovation, choice, convenience, and value. As the Amazon Effect is beginning to be felt by distributors, it’s important to learn the key opportunities to thrive in a changing landscape.
RoyOMartin, Alexandria, La., will invest $8 million at its Chopin, La., plywood and solid wood plant to install a new dry kiln designed to increase timber production.
Westlake Ace Hardware has signed a lease to open a new location this fall in Bonner Springs, Ks.
Sales is a relationship business and we, as salespeople, are the yang of that relationship. The customer’s job is to come up with reasons to wait, to think about it and to analyze the all the possibilities. Our job is to have the spirit of the possible, now. We are here to help our customers figure out a way that what we are proposing will work.
CertainTeed’s newest designer horizontal fence innovation, Bufftech Brookline vinyl privacy fencing offers homeowners a durable, contemporary privacy fence featuring steel reinforcement for added support.
Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., will build a new state-of-the-art lumber production facility in Albany-Dougherty County, Ga. Construction on the $150-million, 320,000-sq. ft. mill is scheduled to begin in 2018 with an anticipated start-up in late fall 2019.
Decks, patios and porches have long been popular for relaxing and entertaining guests, but today’s homeowners are increasingly requesting spaces that are even more functional—outdoor rooms. To meet these needs, design professionals and builders are relying on products, such as cypress, that offer good looks, durable performance, and versatility for indoor and outdoor use.
Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver Home Improvement Centers has partnered with the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium to help name six newborn beavers and sponsor the beaver exhibit.
Mountain Top Timber Products, Coeburn, Va., will construct a sawmill, dry kilns, and wood chipping plant in Dungannon, Va.
The lightweight boards make the product an ideal choice for both commercial and residential roof decks.