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.

CLT Plant Ships First Order

Katerra’s new mass-timber manufacturing facility in Spokane Valley, Wa., has shipped its first order of cross laminated timber.

Expect European Lumber Exports to Climb

With more competitive sawlog costs, the lumber industry in Germany and other European countries has been expanding its export sales in 2019, according to Wood Resources International.

Judge OK’s Water Settlement

Roseburg Forest Products, Springfield, Or., has reached a settlement with the city of Weed, Ca., putting an end to a two-year legal battle concerning water rights.