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Recent

ROSEBURG RESTARTS WEED VENEER MILL 

Roseburg Forest Products resumed full operations of its veneer manufacturing plant in Weed, Ca., on Nov. 9, more than two months after the devastating Mill Fire on Sept. 2.

HORIZONTAL STEEL RAILING

Fortress Building Products’ new Fe26 Axis horizontal steel railing delivers sought-after contemporary aesthetic to decks, front porches, patios and balconies.

SALVAGE-WOOD DECKING NOW THERMALLY MODIFIED

Thermally modified wood producer Arbor Wood Co., Duluth, Mn., is partnering with wood salvage specialist Cambium Carbon, Washington, D.C., to introduce a new wood product for outdoor and indoor construction that’s all-natural, chemical-free, and will last for decades.

Construction Tapes

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes is rolling out a interior surface bonding solutions for the building and construction segment.

US LBM PURCHASES NC TRUSS MANUFACTURER COMTECH

US LBM has acquired Comtech, a manufacturer and supplier of structural roof and floor trusses and engineered wood products based in Fayetteville, N.C.

NEW TRUE VALUE REPLACES OLD IN MICHIGAN

Scottdale True Value Hardware has opened at the former site of Pater True Value, Scottdale, Mi., which closed in June. 

EAGLE BUYING OREGON PALLET MILL

Eagle Forest Products, Eagle, Id., is purchasing the lumber manufacturing plant of Family Pallet Lumber, Tangent, Or.

SLIP & SLIDE

Combilift’s new Combi-CSS is a free-standing, electric-powered, semi-automated machine for loading and unloading of 20-ft., 40-ft., and 53-ft. containers transporting lumber and panel products. 

HIXSON NOW CARRYING COMPOSITE LINES

Traditionally a distributor of its own milled and treated wood products, Hixson Lumber Co. is now distributing a third-party non-wood brand: Fiberon.

Olsen on Sales: Always & Nevers

THERE ARE stylistic differences in sales. Some sellers are more relationship based and laid back, while others are more hustle/bring value serious type sellers. Master Sellers calibrate their style to the customer preference. While style is important, there are approaches that are always and never techniques.

TOWING IN TIGHT SPACES

Big Joe Forklifts is rolling out two new material handlers featuring lithium power supplies, extremely compact chassis designs, and power steering.

CALIFORNIA HARDWARE DEALER CLOSES ITS DOORS

National Builders Supply, Farmersville, Ca., closed Nov. 1 after 43 years of providing doors and hardware.