Arauco Buying Prime-Line

Arauco, Atlanta, Ga., has agreed to acquire MDF millwork producer Prime-Line, Inc., Malvern, Ar. Founded in 1996, Prime-Line in 2014 expanded with a new, state-of-the-art plant on a site adjacent to Arauco’s MDF plant in Malvern.

PhilaPort Increasing Capacity for Forest Products

PhilaPort, the Port of Philadelphia, Pa., has broken ground on a new 100,000-sq. ft. warehouse to facilitate the use and handling of forest products.

NJ Dealer Kuiken Expands

Kuiken Brothers has opened its ninth residential and commercial building materials location in Newark, N.J

MI Windows Acquiring Milgard

MI Windows & Doors, Gratz, Pa., a leading manufacturer of precision-built vinyl and aluminum windows and sliding patio doors, agreed to purchase Milgard Windows & Doors, Fife, Wa., from parent company Masco Corp. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.

US LBM Expands into Ohio

US LBM Holdings has expanded into Ohio with its acquisition of Forge Lumber, which operates locations in Cincinnati and nearby Kentucky.

Eco Chemical, U-C Join Forces

U-C Coatings, LLC, Buffalo, N.Y., has acquired Eco Chemical, Inc., Seattle, Wa., bringing even more solutions in wood protection, beautification and preservation.  

Arauco Buying Prime-Line

Arauco, Atlanta, Ga., has agreed to acquire MDF millwork producer Prime-Line, Inc., Malvern, Ar.

US Plywood Producers Claim Certifiers Giving Imports a Pass

Ten domestic plywood producers have banded together as the "U.S. Structural Plywood Integrity Coalition" to file a Lanham Act claim of false labeling against three U.S. certification agencies: PFS TECO, Timber Products Inspection, and International Accreditation Service.

Atlas Roofing Goes Pink

Atlas Roofing’s premier lightweight synthetic roofing underlayment, Summit 60, is going pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. The roofing manufacturer will donate a portion of sales to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

LMC Leadership Summit Reaches Higher

Leading dealers from around the country gathered in Chicago for three days of learning with the theme “Reaching Higher to Create the Perfect Customer Experience” as part of LMC’s fifth Annual Leadership Summit.