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LBM Sales Podcast: Episode 20 — Keim President Jim Smucker, LBM Journal Dealer of the...

In this episode, Rick Davis is joined by Keim President Jim Smucker, a 2021 LBM Journal Dealer of the Year, to talk profit as a yardstick, success through helping others succeed, leadership listening, and more. Thanks to our sponsor, DMSi.
suburban residential construction new home prices

NAHB: Regulatory costs add $93,870 to new home prices

Regulations imposed by all levels of government account for 23.8% of the current average sales price of a new single-family home.
Evolution steel deck framing

Why It’s Smarter to Stock Steel – Getting on Deck with Steel Framing

To provide contractors, deck building pros and do-it-yourselfers with a high value, enduring steel framing solution, consider stocking the Evolution steel deck framing system from Fortress Building Products.
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housing affordability

Housing affordability shows signs of weakening

Rising material costs and supply shortages along with expected increases in mortgage rates are likely to exacerbate affordability challenges in the year ahead.
FastenMaster FrameFast

FastenMaster FrameFAST Framing System

One tool, with three interchangeable heads, provides consistently accurate installation along with increased speed and safety.
Kevin Silvera The Lester Group

Lester Group names VP to lead building supply business

Kevin Silveira joins The Lester Group from National Lumber Co., where he was vice president of sales.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

Introducing the LBM Journal 100

Our list is constructed to provide you with exactly what we hope everything we produce provides: a comprehensive look at what other LBM pros are doing and how their experience may give you insights to help you build your sales, your business, and your brand.

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