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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 …

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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 …

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Deckorators Takes Certified Pro Program Up a Level

Deckorators has introduced Deckorators Certified Elite, the highest recognition level for its growing deck contractor partnership and rewards program. Elite status is based on volume, …

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HPM Renovates Miyake’s Maui Yards

One year after acquiring Miyake Concrete Accessories, HPM Building Supply has completed the remodeling and rebranding of its four stores on Maui into Miyake – …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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. …