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Dealers Grapple with Pandemic Fallout – Virus Upends Industry Event Schedule

 As their communities pull back and become more isolated to reduce the possibility of spreading the coronavirus, lumber dealers are grappling with a host of …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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, quality, growth and partnership by …

Dealers Grapple with Pandemic Fallout – Virus Upends Industry Event Schedule

 As their communities pull back and become more isolated to reduce the possibility of spreading the coronavirus, lumber dealers are grappling with a host of issues related to staffing, customer …