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SALVAGE-WOOD DECKING NOW THERMALLY MODIFIED

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 for outdoor and indoor construction that’s all-natural, chemical-free, and will last for decades.

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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 …

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US LBM SELLING FELDMAN, ROSEN, WALLBOARD SUPPLY TO L&W SUPPLY

US LBM has reached a definitive agreement to sell three of the company’s operating divisions, Feldman Lumber, Rosen Materials, and Wallboard Supply Co., and their subsidiaries Coastal Roofing Supply, Eastern Wallboard Supply and Richardson Gypsum, to L&W Supply. L&W Supply is an operating unit of ABC Supply.

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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 Fred Carl, Jr. 

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BlueLinx Expands into Pacific Northwest with Purchase of Vandermeer

BlueLinx Expands into Pacific Northwest with Purchase of Vandermeer

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WESTLAKE ROYAL BUYS PALIGHT TRIMBOARD

Westlake Royal Building Products, Houston, Tx., has purchased the Palight Trimboard business from Palram Americas, Kutztown, Pa.

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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.

NELMA Grading Rules Now in Spanish

Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association announces that the grading rules and associated sections from the 2021 Standard Grading Rules for Northeastern Lumber has been translated into Spanish and can be accessed at www.nelma.org.

BOISE CASCADE DISTRIBUTION EXPANDING IN SC, TEXAS

Boise Cascade’s Building Materials Distribution is adding new distribution centers in South Carolina and Texas.

ACCOYA BUILDING PLANT IN US

Early in 2024, Accoya will begin modified wood product production at a new plant currently under construction in Kingsport, Tn.

THERMALLY MODIFIED WOOD PRODUCER MOVING INTO LONG-VACANT OSB MILL

This summer, Arbor Wood Co. hopes to begin manufacturing thermally modified wood siding and decking at the former Ainsworth OSB mill in Grand Rapids, Mi.,

MFM FINISHES MAJOR EXPANSION

MFM Building Products has completed a near-two-year-long expansion project in Coshocton, Oh., adding 48,000 sq. ft. to the production area and installing new production equipment to meet rising demand for its exterior waterproofing membranes.