Industry News



Belgard Plant Coming to Colorado

Oldcastle APG will construct a new hardscapes manufacturing plant in Loveland, Co., to further support Belgard business in the region, including the metropolitan areas of Denver, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs, as well as the metropolitan area of Cheyenne, Wy.

Versatex Honors Award Winners

Versatex Building Products honored Atlantic Forest Products, Baltimore, Md., as Distributor of the Year during its recent 17th annual Versatexcellence awards presentation.

Do it Best Market Switches to Online

Do it Best is switching its spring market to virtual-only Feb. 11-25 instead of an in-person event in Indianapolis, In.

TAL Holdings Buys Bayview

TAL Holdings, Vancouver, Wa., has agreed to purchase Bayview Building Materials of Elma, Wa.

LP Adding Prefinishing Plant in NY

LP Building Solutions will construct a new LP SmartSide ExpertFinish prefinishing facility on 75 acres in Bath, N.Y., targeting a third quarter 2023 completion.

Rosboro Owner Sells Majority Stake

Wynnchurch Capital LP has sold its majority interest in Rosboro Holdings Inc., Springfield, Or., to One Equity Partners. Wynnchurch said it is retaining “a significant minority” stake in the company it acquired in December 2016.

CertainTeed Ramps Up Stone Veneer Plant

CertainTeed has started up production at its newest North American production site and first STONEfaçade plant—a state-of-the-art facility in Quakertown, Pa., that increases its capacity of the product by ten-fold. …

Sharpen Your Lumber Grading Skills at WWPA Group Grade Meetings

THE LUMBER INDUSTRY is seeing more and more skilled positions leave the work force. Whether that is by finding a new industry or retirement, it’s a known problem in the …

Dealer Profile: Michigan’s Ben’s Contractor Center

Open a map of Michigan, which looks like a mitten. Look harder and, nestled in the thumb, you’ll spot Marlette, pop. 8,000. It’s an agricultural community, where Ben’s Contractor Center …