The composite decking industry is crowded. There are many composite decking manufacturers in the growing market, each offering a unique configuration of materials, products and programs. How can dealers and lumberyards find a new supplier that can help them truly stand out?
Busy Beaver, Pittsburgh, Pa., will open its newest home improvement store April 10 in Elkins, W.V. A grand opening for the community is set for April 27.
Hawaii Lumber Products Association has installed its 2019 board of directors, led by new president John Heideman, Mendocino Forest Products.
A local builder is reviving long-defunct Warrenton Builders Supply, Warrenton, Or., as a hardware store, rental shop, and construction office.
Sports talk about “complete” players. Baseball calls them “five-tool” players: hit for average, for power, speed, fielding and a gun for an arm. Basketball calls them “two-way” or complete players: defend, rebound, pass and score. Athletes who are complete are rare. As are salespeople.
Wholesale distributor Atlantic Forest Products, Baltimore, Md., is expanding to the West Coast, with the opening of sales offices in Lake Oswego, Or., and near Oakland, Ca.
It’s a fact that smaller businesses have less flexibility than major businesses when it comes to choosing suppliers. Quite simply, smaller scale means a lower degree of influence across a smaller range of vendors.
Your Building Centers, Altoona, Pa., has taken over 68-year-old Berlin Lumber Co., Berlin, Pa., which will retain the Berlin Lumber name.
When an entry-level accounting position at a wholesale lumber company opened up, I saw what I thought was a short-term solution. What I found instead was my “forever” career and my passion.
National Lumber Co., Mansfield, Ma., opened a new location Jan. 21 in East Hartford, Ct.
Scott Gaskin has been promoted to president of Capital Lumber Co., Phoenix, Az., succeeding Sam Sanregret, who will now serve as executive vice president after 15 years as president.
Fairway Building Products, Mount Joy, Pa., has sold its Mid-Atlantic based distribution unit to Seven D Wholesale, Altoona, Pa.
The Deck & Rail Institute has been launched to provide advocacy, training and safety standards for deck and rail industry professionals in order to better meet consumer demands for professionalism, quality and safety.
Carter Lumber shuttered the store in its hometown of Kent, Oh., at the end of the year, consolidating operations at nearby locations in Mogadore and Ravenna, Oh.
Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau and West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau have voted to merge. The deal was set to close Jan. 1, 2019.