Westlake Ace Hardware Readying #9 for California

Westlake Ace Hardware has set a Dec. 18 opening for a new store in the former Orchard Supply Hardware in Van Nuys, Ca.

Meek’s Shutters 2 Missouri Stores

One year after eliminating six locations, Meek’s closed its stores in Mount Vernon and Nevada, Mo., on Nov. 4.

Roseburg Christens New LVL Plant

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.

Boise Settles Infringement Suit

Boise Cascade, Boise, Id., has dropped its trademark infringement suit after the defendant-a Massachusetts marijuana dispensary-agreed to alter its logo.

Do it Best Streamlines Website

Do it Best has launched a new company website, offering an engaging, informative and user-friendly experience to a broad range of audiences.

Columbia Closing Oregon Cabinetry Component Plant 

Columbia Forest Products will discontinue production of cabinetry components at its two-year-old facility in Salem, Or.Component orders will be shifted to Columbia's original production center in Kentucky.

Kodiak Buys 2 Western Businesses

Kodiak Building Partners, Denver, Co., has expanded into Wyoming with its acquisition of 44-year-old Jenkins Lumber & Hardware, Alpine, Wy., weeks after purchasing 116-year-old Builders Alliance, Bellingham, Wa.

Hardwood Producer Consolidating

MacDonald & Owen Lumber Co. is moving out of its leased facility in Sparta, Wi., and expanding its operations in Luck, Wi., and Brookville, Pa.

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.