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New Castle Building Group Launches “New Castle Steel”  

New Castle Building Group has acquired the manufacturing and distribution capabilities for their newly launched New Castle Steel deck framing, formerly known as Trex Elevations.   “I have been in the …

Boise Cascade Expands Distribution Operations in Minnesota, Kentucky

Boise Cascade Co. is expanding its Building Materials Distribution (BMD) operations in Minnesota and northern Kentucky. The BMD Minneapolis branch will be adding 13 contiguous acres to the existing property …

Cameron Ashely Adds On in Alabama

Cameron Ashley Building Products has opened a new distribution center in Tuscaloosa, Al. Its second DC in Alabama, the facility will provide FAST delivery service to Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Montgomery and …

BFS Acquires National Lumber

Builders FirstSource, Dallas, Tx., has acquired National Lumber, the largest independent building materials supplier in New England. National Lumber operates 19 facilities and employs more than 700 people across Massachusetts, …

Turning Up the Heat to Salvage More Downed Timber

The hits keep coming. Recent years have seen what feels like an unprecedented onslaught of wildfires, hurricanes, beetle infestations, and other calamities that have downed millions of trees. Unfortunately, far …

Olsen on Sales: Confident & Caring

What is the demeanor of the Master Seller? If we ask 100 salespeople what kind of seller they are, 99.9% will respond, “I am a relationship seller,” but 80% of …

Fluid Mindset Pays Off During Pandemic – A Special Series by NAWLA

The lumber and building materials industry is much different than it was before the COVID-19 pandemic struck and, in my opinion, it’s changed for the better. We’re continually in motion, …

Small but Mighty: Why Local Dealers Have the Edge in Serving Pros

The home improvement boom has taken the industry by storm, and there are no signs of it slowing down. According to iPropertyManagement, more than half of homeowners have hired a …

U-C Coatings Adds Repair Products Company

U-C Coatings, Buffalo, N.Y., has acquired Abatron, Inc., Kenosha, Wi, manufacturer of LiquidWood and WoodEpox wood restorers and Abocrete and Aboweld concrete repair products. “Abatron is a great addition to …