Austrian Firm Buys Idled Florida Mill

Austria-based Binderholz Group purchased all assets of Klausner Lumber One LLC, Live Oak, Fl., during an Aug. 21 auction. The company outbid Mercer Inc. and Mayr Melnhof Holz with its $61 million offer. The deal is set to close in early October.

OSB Surges

After bracing for the worst when the pandemic hit, the OSB industry has come roaring back to life during the summer, as supply heats up, producers scramble to restart idled operations, and prices experience record week-to-week jumps.

Outdoor Cabinetry Open to Southern Cypress

Outdoor living space has become one of the most sought after features for today’s homeowners and buyers. From basic lounge and cooking areas to extravagant entertaining spaces, the upward trend toward spending more family time outside presents a new opportunity for lumber dealers and cabinet manufacturers: outdoor storage solutions.

Turning Western Red Cedar Leads into Sales

Anyone in the retail and distribution business knows the value of a good lead. But the value of that lead can quickly diminish when it hits the various hurdles that can get in the way of converting it to a sale.

The Artful Approach to Forecasting Exterior Trends in Color & Texture

Most construction pros and homeowners may be surprised to learn that among a plethora of influences, aesthetic trends in home exteriors can often be traced back to fashion runways.

Get In Step with the Latest in Stairway Design

Four significant trends have surfaced in stairway design, and we and other manufacturers are shaping our product lines to respond.

The Artful Approach to Forecasting Exterior Trends in Color & Texture

Most construction pros and homeowners may be surprised to learn that among a plethora of influences, aesthetic trends in home exteriors can often be traced back to fashion runways.

Comparing North American and Imported EWP

When ordering engineered wood products, it’s important to understand what you will get—superior quality materials, or inferior products that won’t perform.

Enhance Wood Performance with Mold Protection

Mold, because of all the damage it causes, is considered a four-letter word. Mold likes dark, damp, unlit places that are constantly wetted and poorly ventilated.

3 Tips for Improving Lumberyard Efficiency

Running an efficient and productive lumberyard is a tall task. Shipment frequency is increasing and lead time expectations are getting shorter.