DEALER PROFILE: Indiana’s Krempp Lumber

Six generations ago, young German immigrant Andrew Krempp made his way to Jasper, In., and launched a long history of family ownership in the building materials trade.

Fortress Building Products: The Total Solution for Outdurable Living

Gone are the days of simple, boxy deck designs and basic landscapes. Today’s homeowners and builders are creating bold, beautiful open-air spaces that defend against the ordinary.

Lessons Learned from COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic shows us the widespread impacts an uncontrollable situation can have. Below are some precautionary actions to consider while facing a potential emergency.

James Hardie Grows Big in Tacoma

Fiber cement siding and trim producer James Hardie Industries, together with Governor Jay Inslee, U.S. Representative Denny Heck, and Pierce County officials, recently celebrated the company's expanded manufacturing operation near Tacoma, Wa.

Prefinished Siding  

LP Building Solutions is now offering LP SmartSide ExpertFinish Trim & Siding, a prefinished siding option in an array of tailored colors. 

Eagle-Eye Box Level

Kapro Tools’ newest box level features patented OptiVision Red technology for improved visibility and readability.

HDI Purchases Diamond Hardwoods

Through its subsidiary Hardwoods Specialty Products U.S., Hardwoods Distribution Inc., Langley, B.C., has purchased the assets and assumed certain liabilities of Diamond Hardwoods, Fresno and Bakersfield, Ca., for $3 million.

We’ll get through this together

Your customers are afraid. Their customers have put nearly everything on hold. Like you, your customers are probably at home, not at the office. They are trying to work from home, with family and children all around. This is not easy, and unless you have some experience with it, it will be a challenging pursuit.

Hardwood Specialist Rolls Out HempWood

Southern California-based Reel Lumber held a special event for customers on Feb. 6 at its Anaheim, Ca., location to introduce a new quasi-wood product to the lumber industry: HempWood.

Roof Repairs in a Flash

Kemper System America’s new single-component  flashing makes durable roof repairs fast and easy.