Remodeling Likely to Stay Strong

Moderate gains in homeowner spending for improvements and repairs are expected through much of next year as initial concerns of a possible pandemic-induced downturn have largely dissipated, according to the latest Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity from the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

UFP Buys FRTW Developer

UFP Industries’ UFP Retail Solutions business segment has purchased the equity of Fire Retardant Chemical Technologies, LLC, Matthew, N.C.

Wilsonart Expanding TFL in West

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces has broken ground on a new thermally fused laminate (TFL) facility in Klamath Falls, Or.

Green Bay Adds Marina Division

Green Bay Decking, Green Bay, Wi., has launched a new National Dock & Marina Division to service the growing demand for dock and marina-based composite decking.

New SYP Mill Coming to Mississippi

Mission Forest Products is building a sawmill in Corinth, Ms., capable of producing 250 million bd. ft. of southern yellow pine lumber a year.

Huttig Remixes Sacramento DC

Huttig Building Products is re-configuring its Sacramento, Ca., distribution center to meet burgeoning demand for its connector and specialty building products lines, particularly Huttig-Grip fasteners.

HPM Undertakes Big Expansion

HPM Building Supply is continuing one of the largest expansions in its 99-year history, which will include doubling its Oahu footprint, becoming Hawaii’s exclusive distributor for SCAFCO steel framing, and expanding its product selection to include CertainTeed acoustical ceiling panels and other commercial interior materials.

Roofing Maker Bets on Phoenix

Eagle Roofing Products is significantly increasing production capacity at its concrete roof tile manufacturing plant in Phoenix, Az.

Neiman Enterprises Buying Oregon Interfor Mill

Interfor Corp., Vancouver, B.C., has agreed to sell its specialty sawmill in Gilchrist, Or., to Neiman Enterprises, Hulett, Wy.

Cameron Ashley Expands in Indiana

Cameron Ashley Building Products, Greer, S.C., unveiled a new distribution center in Fort Wayne, In., on Sept. 1.