Industry News




Frontier Post LLC, Stevensville, Mt., has added its own CCA treating plant to handle its own post and rail production, as well as agricultural products manufactured by others.

84 Lumber Enters Michigan

84 Lumber has opened a 42,000-sq. ft. location in Commerce Charter Township (Detroit), Mi.—its first store in the state of Michigan. The new 42,000-sq. ft. facility includes an extensive warehouse with a spacious showroom. 

Olsen on Sales: Fear Doesn’t Sell

“scared money doesn’t win” is an old gambling saying that means you have to play to win and you can’t win big unless you bet big. The same can be …

Metrie Buys Mid-Atlantic Millwork Distributor

Vancouver, B.C.-based Metrie, North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of millwork and interior trim, has purchased two-step millwork distributor Tinder Wholesale, Manassas, Va.

New Hardwood Plywood Sets Sights on WRC Siding Market

OVER THE LAST 20 years, a tight supply of western red cedar has created a robust market among high-end homes and resorts for plywood siding faced and backed with the similarly rustic-toned African hardwood okoume.

St.-Gobain Purchases Kaycan

Saint-Gobain completed the acquisition of siding manufacturer/distributor Kaycan.

Spahn & Rose Adds Again in Georgia

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. has agreed to acquire 75-year-old Still Lumber, Conyers, Ga.

Green Building Forecast to Double Globally

The worldwide green building materials market should nearly double over the next five years, reaching $523.7 billion by 2027, according to recent analysis by Future Market Insights, Inc. The climb would represent 11.06% annual growth from 2021’s $280.5 billion—a rate expected to continue through 2032. 

US LBM Acquires Miami Truss Supplier

US LBM has acquired Deco Truss, primarily a manufacturer and supplier of structural roof and floor trusses to customers in South Florida and the Caribbean.