SRS Distribution, McKinney, Tx., has opened three new roofing products distribution locations in the Southeast and added five more through acquisition.
ProTek is the new brand name for all wood preservatives from Troy Corp., Florham Park, N.J.
Perhaps the biggest selling point of the Degree Program is the cost: there is none.
Universal Forest Products, Grand Rapids, Mi., has agreed to purchase the operating assets of Wolverine Wood Products, Grand Rapids.
But Rob never bailed. For one thing, he’s too young to retire. For another, the lumber business is all he’s ever known. And loved.
As anyone working in the softwood industry would agree, 2018 was a predictable and uneventful year.
After 97 years of business, DuBell Lumber Co., Medford, N.J., abruptly closed all operations on Feb. 9.
Palmer-Donavin, Columbus, Oh., is now distributing Derby Building Products’ TandoStone, TandoShake, and Beach House Shake exterior cladding products to dealers in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, central Kentucky, and western Pennsylvania.
Siblings Kay McCarty and Chuck Quenon, operators of Buena Vista True Value, Buena Vista, Co., opened Gypsum Ace Hardware, Gypsum, Co., on Jan. 22.
A year after San Francisco’s Papenhausen Hardware was destroyed by fire, the business has temporarily reopened in a “pop-up location” a few doors away.
Natural stone importer/wholesaler Elchin Mirzayev has launched a new building materials distribution business—BuildersMax—out of the same Anaheim, Ca., facilities as his Stonex Tile.
True Value Co. president and CEO John Hartmann has agreed to be a keynote speaker at the National Hardware Show May 7 in Las Vegas.
When his dad, owner of Builders Do it Centers of New Mexico, knew it was time to retire last year, Justin Ellis was handed a lemon: With no cash to match the outside offer his father couldn’t refuse, he could suck it up and go to work for the new owner, adding more of the same-old, same-old to the years he’d already tallied at the shop, or he could... um, what?
For manufacturers, dealers and distributors, demonstration events for builder and contractor customers are an important part of a marketing schedule.
The composite decking industry is crowded. There are many composite decking manufacturers in the growing market, each offering a unique configuration of materials, products and programs. How can dealers and lumberyards find a new supplier that can help them truly stand out?