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The LBM Journal 100 is an eight-page report on the state of the lumber and building material industry as well as a ranking of the nation’s top pro dealers and lumberyards by 2021 sales.

Top 100 Dealers Report

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Parsing out deal elements as a percent of TEV

Buyers of LBM businesses are overwhelmingly private equity groups, and they think of deal elements (like senior debt, subordinate debt, seller’s notes, earn-outs, and escrows) as a percent of the total they pay for your company.

Crafted with Expertise, Handled with Care

When it comes to manufactured stone veneer, ProVia starts with the very basics: finding stones and rocks in nature that offer a profile and color palette that we believe enhances and beautifies interior and exterior home spaces.

Webinar Replay: Leveraging Business Intelligence in Operations

Learn how Business Intelligence can increase overall profitability through more effective decision-making and optimized internal processes.
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single-family housing starts

July housing starts fall 9.6%

NAHB is forecasting 2022 to be the first year since 2011 to record an annual decline in single-family home building.

New & Noteworthy: BuyMetrics

The company offers a comprehensive set of solutions laser-focused on commodity wood procurement, connectivity, and data services.

LP Building Solutions awards more than 50 college scholarships to employees’ children

More than $2.2 million in scholarships has been awarded to 420 students through the LP Scholarship Program. 

Ace Hardware has opened more than 100 new stores this year

The company expects to open at least an additional 60 more new stores by the end of the year.

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