Recently, a lumber distributor, struggling to attract and keep qualified talent, asked how to get his employees more engaged and energized. His assessment was that they were not motivated, were not “giving it their all,” and his recent efforts to put in place a bonus incentive program had done little to change any of that. Sound familiar?
Pioneer Landscape Centers, Highlands Ranch, Co., has acquired Granite Express, Mesa, Az.
Butte’s Ace Hardware is building a larger, $6.8-million replacement store to open early next year.
As the trend in showrooms become an obvious necessity, often we see retailers forget to promote one of their most profitable stock items, treated lumber.
Pacific Woodtech Corp. is a mega-producer of engineered wood products that many have not come across—or have you? It has been producing laminated veneer lumber and I-joists with others’ names on them for about 20 years—until recently.
The Raymond Corp. has acquired Raymond Handling Concepts Corp., Fremont, Ca., a dealer of Raymond forklifts to Alaska, Idaho, western Montana, Northern California, northern Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
Fear costs us salespeople a lot of money. Fear is the reason we don’t pick up the phone to call our customer proactively, when there is nothing urgent or terrible happening.
Here are answers to common questions about the EPA’s regulation on wood-based products from Steve Zylkowski, director of Quality Services for APA – The Engineered Wood Association.
Coast Wood Preserving, Ukiah, Ca., has ceased treating operations after 47 years
A new building supply yard has been launched in Roswell, N.M., by former Builders Do it Center president Justin Ellis and previous branch manager Aaron Coats.
Mass timber is becoming popular because it offers an economically favorable construction method for mid-rise buildings, provides for greater sustainability, and looks very different.
Pacific Flameproof & Wood Specialties Corp. has opened in Lake Oswego, Or., as the exclusive provider of FlameTech interior fire retardant treated wood to the western U.S.
The challenge most contracting companies face is ensuring these decisions are based on financial and operational facts rather than being clouded by unanswered theoretical questions.
There’s a long list of incentives that can be used for leverage when companies jockey for a favored relationship with carriers, but those that want a better shot at moving to the front of the line will want to focus on the following elements