Griffin Lumber, Cordele, Ga., is upgrading its Lineal High Grader (LHG) with Deep Learning technology to detect knots and pith.
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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.
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 Lumber Co. has agreed to purchase Moeller & Walter, Reinbeck, Ia.
Indianapolis area dealer White’s Ace Hardware is back up to three locations with the purchase of Fishers Do it Center, Fishers, In.
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, Monterey, Ca., has purchased the assets of Buena Tool Co., Santa Barbara, Ca.
Based on Builder and Consumer Practices Survey data, there are more than 4 billion sq. ft. of home exterior covered with housewrap annually.