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EAGLE BUYING OREGON PALLET MILL

Eagle Forest Products, Eagle, Id., is purchasing the lumber manufacturing plant of Family Pallet Lumber, Tangent, Or.

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SIERRA FOREST ACQUIRES WEBER PLYWOOD

Sierra Forest Products Inc., a leading North American distributor of decorative building materials, has completed the acquisition of Weber Plywood & Lumber Co., Tustin, Ca.  

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Distributor Expands DSI Partnership

Palmer-Donavin, Columbus, Oh., is expanding its distribution of Digger Specialties Inc.’s products to Tennessee, through its recently opened distribution facility in Hebron, Ky.

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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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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 …

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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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TAL Buys 4-unit Miller’s of Oregon

TAL Holdings has agreed in principle to acquire Miller’s Home Center, with four locations in Baker City and La Grande, Or.

Woodbrid Composite Decking Clears FR Testing

Woodbrid LLC, El Paso, Tx., has announced the launch of its fire retardant (FR) Class A decking and siding materials for commercial and residential use. 

NORTH AMERICAN SPECIALTY LAMINATIONS ACQUIRES WISCONSIN PREFINISHERS 

North American Specialty Laminations, Osseo, Wi., a division of investment firm Building Industry Partners, has acquired both Midwest Prefinishing and Premium Prefinished Products, Middleton, Wi. 

History-Minded NC Lumberyard Adds Hardware Store

With a nod to the past, Grandfather Lumber, Pineola, N.C., has opened a full-service hardware store at its former site of century-old CL Loven Sawmill in Pineola, N.C.

AZEK OPENS FIRST WESTERN FACILITY

Chicago-based AZEK Co. has begun production at its first facility in the western U.S. in Boise, Id., which will also serve as the headquarters for its western operations.

SIERRA FOREST ACQUIRES WEBER PLYWOOD

Sierra Forest Products Inc., a leading North American distributor of decorative building materials, has completed the acquisition of Weber Plywood & Lumber Co., Tustin, Ca.