Two new full-line Versatex distributors are simplifying access to premium PVC trim for building-supply dealers and contractors across a wide swath of the eastern United States.
Shortly past the dawn of the last century, Fred Graves, who ran a lumberyard in Wisconsin, got the urge to move to Jonesville, Mi., to help a cousin in the yard he owned. By 1919, Fred had bought him out.
We’re moving homes, and my wife has been on a shredding mission. While reviewing file boxes that have not been opened in many years, she came across my first business head shots, taken about 20 years ago.
The majority of sellers are too nervous, under-prepared, or just don’t now how to control sales conversations. Most don’t even think they should.
FEA Canada has released its annual "Billion Board Foot Club" list of top global lumber companies, once again led by West Fraser. As it has been since 2007, West Fraser is the world's largest softwood lumber producer.
Two Cedar Rapids privately owned lumber companies have been merged under new ownership.
Snavely Forest Products, Pittsburgh, Pa., has opened a new distribution center in Houston, Tx.
A six-alarm fire in Stockton, Ca., caused millions of dollars in damage to a Masonite door plant and California Pallets lumberyard.
Fisher Hardware and Lumber, Santa Monica, Ca., will close its doors next year due to pending increases in rental costs.
Atlantic Veneer will close one segment of its Beaufort, N.C., mill for good on May 14.
Oldcastle APG, Atlanta, Ga., has acquired hardscapes manufacturer Allied Concrete Products, Culpeper, Va.
Fisher Hardware and Lumber, Santa Monica, Ca., will close its doors next year due to pending increases in rental costs. The news was confirmed by owner Erik Jorgensborg, who’s been with the company since 1975.
ARAUCO has started up its new particleboard and lamination operations in Grayling, Mi.
Bliffert Lumber & Hardware, Milwaukee, Wi., has purchased the former Neu’s Supply Line Inc.’s lumberyard in Germantown, Wi., as its eighth location.
Conifex Timber, Vancouver, B.C., has completed the sale of Lignum Forest Products to Canwel Building Materials Group Ltd.