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Katy Tomasulo

Katy Tomasulo is a Seattle-based freelance writer, editor, and content marketer with with more than 16 years experience in the LBM industry.

Opportunity knocks for women in LBM

An LBM industry more inclusive of women offers advantages to employee and dealer alike. We asked several industry veterans to weigh in with advice...
In Depth Lumber and Panes

In Depth: Lumber and structural panels

Specialty products help dealers and builders solve jobsite, code, and labor challenges. Wood panels and dimension lumber may seem like everyday items in most lumberyards,...
In Depth Insulation

In Depth: Insulation & housewrap

Performance and innovation drive the insulation and weatherization product segments, both of which are positioned for strong, sustained growth.With the upswing of the U.S....
Tech tools

In Depth: Tech tools

With increasing adoption - and anytime access - software, apps, and other tech tools are boosting efficiencies for dealers across the countryToday, there's little...
In Depth: Fasteners

In Depth: Fasteners

MiTek’s new ProSeries line of fasteners includes MiTek Washer Head structural wood screws (shown), MiTek Bugle Head structural wood screws and MiTek Hex Head...
Engineered Lumber

In Depth: Engineered Lumber

Innovations in engineered lumber speed installation, improve home performance, and meet shifting building codes. RigidLam LVL beams, headers, columns, and studs from Roseburg are stronger,...

SELLING ENGINEERED LUMBER: The Advanced Framing Opportunity

APA and Ohio’s Contract Lumber on helping builders meet new energy codes with 2x6 walls.BY: BOB CLARKAs energy codes grow more stringent around the country...

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