Blue Ridge Expands Deeper into Pennsylvania Blue Ridge Lumber
Blairstown, N.J., now operates nine locations with its purchase of 97-year-old Gumble Bros. Home Centers, Tafton, Pa.
PLM EXPANDS TO HARDWARE STORES
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Group is launching an innovative insurance product tailored to the unique needs of hardware stores.
COMPETING MINNESOTA LUMBERYARDS JOIN FORCES
Cook County Home Center, Grand Marais, Mn., has acquired the assets of local competitor Sawtooth Lumber.
ABC SUPPLY BUYS MONTANA DISTRIBUTOR
ABC Supply Co. has purchased the assets of Thermal Tech, Inc., a siding distributor in Kalispell, Mt.
FORESTRY EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTOR EXPANDS TO HOUSTON
Ontario, Canada-based forestry equipment manufacturer Woodland Mills has added a distribution center in Houston, Tx.
KOOPMAN HOLDS WOMEN’S EVENT
Eleven-unit dealer Koopman Lumber held a special Women’s Event in Milford, Ma., to recognize the unique talents that women bring to its workforce, talk about empowerment and growth within the industry, and provide an opportunity to build connections. Approximately 70 women attended the evening event.
Southern Cypress Gets Fresh New Look, New Tools
The southern Cypress Manufacturers Association recently unveiled a new logo—debuting a revitalized and easily identifiable brand mark for cypress products.
See the Forest for the Trees
THIS YEAR marks my 50-year anniversary in the forest products industry, as well as my 40th year working in the redwood forests on the Central Coast of California. These pending milestones have caused me to reflect on my industry and my observations during this time.
Shakertown’s Dolly Varden T&g Passes Flame-Spread Testing
Shakertown’s reinforced Dolly Varden T&G, with its clear vertical grain cedar face, passed ASTM E84 testing with a Class A flame spread rating.