Metrie Buys Mid-Atlantic Millwork Distributor

Vancouver, B.C.-based Metrie, North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of millwork and interior trim, has purchased two-step millwork distributor Tinder Wholesale, Manassas, Va.

“With this acquisition, Metrie continues to grow in our important U.S. Atlantic region,” said CEO Kent Bowie. “We believe Metrie has the most robust, integrated supply chain in the North American millwork industry, with a combination of internal manufacturing capability complemented by key partnerships with global leaders. The Tinder acquisition enables us to offer our existing—and new—Atlantic customers more innovative product and supply chain solutions.”

Hawaii Lumber Products Association Dissolves

After a 20-year run, the Hawaii Lumber Products Association dissolved, effective Dec. 31, 2022.

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Westlake Ace Adding 2 More Stores in La Area

Westlake Ace Hardware has signed lease agreement to open two more stores in the greater Los Angeles area, bringing to 17 its store count in the state, including eight in Southern California.

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Lumbermen’s Association of Texas (LAT) Announces 2023 LBM Policy Priorities

The Lumbermen’s Association of Texas (LAT), a non-profit trade association that represents the Texas lumber and building materials supply chain, has announced its 2023 Public Policy Priorities for the 88th Texas Legislature.   

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