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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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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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Salvage-Minded Entrepreneurs Rush to Build NM Mill

Tahoe Forest Products is leasing 37.2 acres in Carson City, Nv., from the Washoe Tribe, where it has broken ground on a new sawmill.

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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: Can I Have That Firm?

We are in a highly competitive market. There is a lot of negotiation that goes on while buying and selling lumber. Asking for a “Firm Offer” is a big part of it.

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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.

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Olsen on Sales: Can I Have That Firm?

We are in a highly competitive market. There is a lot of negotiation that goes on while buying and selling lumber. Asking for a “Firm Offer” is a big part of it.

GP Launches Online Portal

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

Ecommerce Top Software Feature for LBM Dealers

LBM/hardlines businesses are optimistic about the promise of online shopping and are increasing investments in ecommerce solutions, according to recent survey by ECI Software Solutions.

Lowe’s Tests Virtual Store Models

Lowe’s Cos. has created in-depth, interactive 3D models of two of its stores to glean greater insight and visibility into inventory data and store layouts.

Wehrung’s Grows in Pennsylvania

Ottsville, Pa.-based Wehrung’s Family of Businesses held a grand opening Oct. 22 to show off its newest location, in Macungie, Pa.

BlueLinx Expands into Pacific Northwest with Purchase of Vandermeer

BlueLinx Expands into Pacific Northwest with Purchase of Vandermeer