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Photos: LBM Sales Master Class

The inaugural LBM Sales Master Class was held Oct. 15 in Boston. Nearly 150 dealers and manufacturer reps from throughout the U.S. attended the sold-out event.
Remodeling confidence

Remodeling confidence holds steady in third quarter

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) measure of remodeling confidence, the Remodeling Market Index (RMI), posted a reading of 55 in...

Alside’s Trimworks windows

Alside has launched a trim solution for full-frame replacement projects. Trimworks with SwiftLock Technology is designed for the Mezzo Full-Frame Replacement System. The system...
eci logo

ECI executives honored

ECI Software Solutions' CEO, Ron Books, and president and COO, Trevor Gruenewald, have each been honored with regional and international awards.
U.S. Lumber

Boston Cedar and NILCO now known as U.S. Lumber

Boston Cedar and U.S. Lumber announced a merger in the spring of 2016. NILCO was acquired by U.S. Lumber in Sept. 2017.
Builder Confidence

Builder confidence highest in 20 months

Sentiment levels are at their highest point since February 2018.

Five Questions With: Matt Sherstad, Fortress Building Products

Matt Sherstad is the founder and CEO of Garland, Texas-based Fortress Building Products, which is comprised of four subsidiaries: Fortress Railing Products, Fortress Fence Products, OZCO Building Products and its newest business, Fortress Deck.
single-family permits

Single-family permits grow in Northeast

Year-to-date ending in August, single-family permits reported declines in three out of the four regions. Northeast was the only region to post a growth of 0.4%.
Wood framing home construction

Wood framing remains top option, NAHB study shows

For 2018 completions, 93% of new homes were wood-framed.
MoistureShield - Matt Bruce

MoistureShield names Matt Bruce VP of sales

MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, and a manufacturer of composite decking and railing, has named Matt Bruce as vice president of sales.

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