Walter Morris, owner and operator of H&M Lumber, West Helena, Ar., has agreed to sell his business to Central Network Retail Group, a multi-brand retailer currently operating 109 hardware stores, home centers, and lumberyards in 15 states.
I arrived in the lumber industry, a couple of years shy of my 40th birthday, through a weird evolution of events.
Select Source, of Kimberly, Id. (pop. 3,000), has realized a double-digit gain in sales every single year since it debuted in 2009. (And recession-battered 2009, as the owners remind us, was not an auspicious year to launch a business.)
Fortress Apex PVC decking was evaluated in accordance with the California Building Commission's fire safety codes and subsequently awarded the green light for use in the state's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) areas.
Trio Home Center, Ellis, Ks., will close by the end of the month. Glen Keller and Dave McDaniel, co-owners since 1972, sold the property, which will be razed to make room for a Dollar General.
RedBuilt, Boise, Id., is now exclusive distributor of SmartLam CLT in the Pacific Northwest, West Coast and Southwest, covering California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Montana.
After careful consideration, Orgill, Inc. has announced plans to cancel its fall dealer market, originally scheduled for Aug. 27-29 in Las Vegas.
The forest products industry is just one of many that is struggling to recruit, engage and retain the talent its companies need to achieve continued growth and success.
In every relationship there is a “goer” and a “stopper.” If you are in a relationship you know who you are. There is always the person who is saying, “Let’s go for it!” and the other who is saying, “Let’s think about it.” In sales, we are the “goer.”
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In these times where the health and safety of all employees is at the forefront for most industries, wood preservative manufacturer Kop-Coat Protection Products is now providing disinfectants/sanitizers for commercial industries.
Industrial wood treaters must once again contemplate an unknown future, unsure if any North American manufacturer will step forward to produce pentachlorophenol (penta) after the end of next year.
Eight-unit Hawaiian home improvement chain City Mill has stepped up to help out the Girl Scouts.
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With its new Mass Plywood Panel beam and column line up and running, Freres Lumber now has the ability to provide customers with a cost-competitive MPP solution for all structural elements of large-scale wood buildings.
One of our most frequently asked questions at SPIB is, “What do the stamps or tags on preserved lumber mean?” At first glance, the information included on these quality marks can seem confusing, but have no fear! You don’t have to be a superhero or code breaker to understand preserved wood quality marks.