Foundation Building Materials, Tustin, Ca., has acquired an independent drywall distributor in Colorado and an independent tool and fastener wholesaler in Washington.
Montrose Forest Products, Montrose, Co., is nearing completion of a new planer, which will replace its existing facility that dates back to the 1950s.
Engineered wood products have ancient ancient origins, with evidence of laminated wood found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs. The concept that boards could be sliced and bonded to produce a product that was better than the original wood was revolutionary.
Renovations are underway at Fiberon’s Meridian, Id., decking plant to significantly increase capacity in the PVC category. The new equipment is expected to be up and running by the end of first quarter 2020.
Lowe’s Home Improvement opened its first-ever outlet store Oct. 22 in the former Orchard Supply Hardware store in Monrovia, Ca.
Westlake Ace Hardware has set a Dec. 18 opening for a new store in the former Orchard Supply Hardware in Van Nuys, Ca.
One year after eliminating six locations, Meek’s closed its stores in Mount Vernon and Nevada, Mo., on Nov. 4.
Roseburg Forest Products has started up its newly constructed engineered wood plant in Chester, S.C., featuring the highest-capacity LVL press in the world.