Building Materials

Fortress Sells Decking Unit to Eva-Last

Fortress Building Products has completed the sale of its composite decking subsidiary (which includes products such as Fortress Decking, Cladding and HULK Fasteners), as well as
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Thermally modified wood producer Arbor Wood Co., Duluth, Mn., is partnering with wood salvage specialist Cambium Carbon, Washington, D.C., to introduce a new wood product
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Collins Finalizes NorCal Timberland Purchase

One year after the Dixie Fire raced through the foothills of the Sierra’s, Collins Timber Co. completed the acquisition of 58,000 acres of forestland from
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Business Operations

Metrie Acquires Anderco

Metrie, North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of millwork solutions, has completed its acquisition of Anderco Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of doors and door
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CNRG Buys Mississippi Chain

Central Network Retail Group is buying HomeFront Home Improvement Centers in Greenwood and Winona, Ms., from partners Brian Waldrop, Ron “Rut” Ussery, Richie Fulgham, and
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GP Launches Online Portal

Georgia-Pacific has introduced GP Toolbox, a free portal for direct customers allowing 24/7 access to all account information.
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Ideas and strategies for outdoor living professionals

Custom Outdoor Accents

Kindred Outdoors & Surrounds’ new line of Signature Kitchens and Outdoor Cabinets features easy-to-install, customizable configurations pre-designed in a variety of sizes. Manufactured using glass-fiber reinforced concrete for durability, the

Fencing Supply Group has acquired Vinyl by Design

Fencing Supply Group, Houston, TX., has acquired Vinyl by Design, New Paris, IN., a full-service provider of vinyl fence, vinyl railing, decking, and aluminum railing and fencing. “We are thrilled

Ace on Track to Open 170+ Stores This Year

Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, has already opened 110 new stores in 2021, and is planning to open at least an additional 60 stores by

SLB, USDA Intensify Promotion of Wood Products

The Softwood Lumber Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding that builds upon its relationship between with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to grow demand for wood products as natural

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.