Modified wood decking and cladding manufacturer Kebony, Oslo, Norway, has started up a new factory in Flanders, Belgium.
Retailers and distributors can get a leg up on expanding treated wood sales by educating employees with a popular new online course developed by Western Wood Preservers Institute.
Maibec Inc., Levis, P.Q., has announced a new partnership agreement with Capital Forest Products, Annapolis, Md., for the distribution of its exterior siding products in the Mid-Atlantic territory.
Demand for U.S. housing is trending steadily upward. One reason for this is shifting demographics. Certain key markets are experiencing a significant influx of new residents, creating immediate demand for housing and opportunities for OSB manufacturers to fine-tune their product mix and market positioning.
Today, exceeding customer expectations has become increasingly difficult. Customers expect immediate information about their orders, personal engagement, and more.
If you’re still categorizing OSB as a commodity or treating it as an afterthought, it’s time to rethink your approach. Thanks to advances in manufacturing, OSB has evolved into a category where dealers can sell panels based on builders’ specific needs, from budget to functionality to labor concerns. Options abound, with some premium panels offering performance like never before.