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G-P Modernizing Texas Mills

Georgia-Pacific’s Pineland Lumber Complex, located in Pineland, Tx., will undergo $120 million in additions and improvements in an overall modernization effort that will also increase the mills’ overall production. The …

SRS Purchases Wimsatt

SRS Distribution, McKinney, Tx., it has acquired Wimsatt Building Materials and its eight distribution locations across Michigan and Ohio. Headquartered in Wayne, Mi., Wimsatt was founded in 1936 by James …

Machinery, Tooling Giants Merge

USNR and Wood Fiber Group are merging to create the world’s most comprehensive supplier of the equipment, technology and essential tooling for modern wood processing facilities. Woodland, Wa.-based USNR is …

Dealer Profile: South Dakota’s Buffalo Hardware

You can take the kid out of Buffalo, but you can’t take Buffalo out of the kid. And that kid, Sam Olson, is the poster child for that town of …

LSI Rebrands as Arxada

Specialty chemicals company LSI has rebranded as Arxada, effective Oct. 21. The new name follows the company’s launch as an independent business in July, after the completion of the sale …

Mill Creek Joining with OKC’s Fox

Mill Creek Lumber & Supply Co. agreed to purchase three-unit, 50-year-old Fox Building Supply, Oklahoma City, Ok. “Jim Fox and his son, J.P. Fox, are integral to our success in …

Olsen on Sales: Emotional Control

Sales is a transfer of emotion. If we are nervous, our customer will be nervous. If we are aggressive, which means we don’t really care, we are just there for …

Key-Link Dreams Up Railing Visualizer

Aluminum railing manufacturer Key-Link Fencing & Railing is utilizing Chameleon Power’s visualization platform to help customers with outdoor railing design. The platform provides a photo-realistic view of the Key-Link railing …

Your Lumber Grading Glossary

If you’ve spent any time around lumber, and we know you have, you’ve probably picked up a bit of the lingo. But there’s more—so much more—than the words we all …