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NHS Joining IBS in 2023

The National Hardware Show will be held in concert with the International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

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Stock+Field Is Now RP Home & Harvest

R.P. Lumber Co., Edwardsville, Il., is rebranding all 22 Stock + Field locations it acquired through the bankruptcy process this past spring to their new …

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PLIB Publishes Revised Grading Rules

Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau (PLIB) has published a new grading rules book, WCLB Standard Grading Rules for West Coast & Imported Softwood Lumber, No. 18, 2022.

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MoistureShield Launches New Aegis Clip for Composite Decking Line

MoistureShield has announced the new MoistureShield Aegis Clip, offering a 90-degree installation process for grooved boards, designed to be used on both wood or steel …

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Lumbermen’s Joins ABMDA

Lumbermen’s, Inc. , Grand Rapid, Mi., has joined co-op Associated Building Material Distributors of America and moved all of its supplier rebate programs to ABMDA.

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Olsen on Sales: Always & Nevers

THERE ARE stylistic differences in sales. Some sellers are more relationship based and laid back, while others are more hustle/bring value serious type sellers. Master Sellers calibrate their style to the customer preference. While style is important, there are approaches that are always and never techniques.

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BFS Adds Apollo Software

BFS Adds Apollo Software Builders FirstSource has purchased the Apollo software platform from bankrupt CLT manufacturer Katerra for $4.5 million. Introduced in early 2019, Apollo provides design collaboration and workflow, …

Film Promotes Hardwood Industry

Banks Hardwoods, White Pigeon, Mi., has released a new educational short film for training, outreach, and promotion. The nine-minute documentary recounts how hardwood lumber is manufactured in a modern sawmill. …

NELMA Launches Comprehensive New Website

ONCE UPON A TIME, in a land far, far away, the accepted business model was to maintain multiple websites with vanity URLs in order to broaden online informational reach. But …

MOSO Acquires German Manufacturer

Bamboo specialist MOSO International BV has acquired Bambeau Becker & Großgarten GmbH, located in Frechen, Germany. For the time being, the brands and sales structures of both companies remain unchanged. …

City Mill Provides Sweet Assistance to Girl Scouts

Eight-unit Hawaiian home improvement chain City Mill has stepped up to help out the Girl Scouts. The state’s COVID-19 restrictions forced the cancellation of over 1,100 Girl Scout Cookie booths …

Bell Partners with West Coast Treater

Bell Lumber & Pole Co., Minneapolis, Mn., has reached an agreement with AmeriTies West, LLC, The Dalles, Or., providing Bell with a West Coast source for custom treating of Bell …