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Gypsum, OSB, and softwood lumber prices decline in January

Overall, the price of goods used in residential construction declined 0.5% in January (not seasonally adjusted) according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) released by...

Former LP CFO appointed to AZEK board of directors

Chicago, Ill. — The AZEK Company, parent corporation to AZEK Building Products, Versatex, Scranton Products, and Vycom, has announced the recent appointment of Sallie...

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware VP honored by NARI

MILWAUKEE — Josh Brown, vice president of Sales at Bliffert Lumber & Hardware, received the NARI Professionalism Award and Presidents Award for 2018 at the...

Housing affordability holds steady at a 10-year low

WASHINGTON—A modest increase in interest rates offset a slight decline in home prices to keep housing affordability essentially level in the fourth quarter of...

Roseburg purchase of Ark. plant from PotlatchDeltic finalized

Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg Forest Products and PotlatchDeltic Corporation have completed the previously announced purchase and sale of the assets of the PotlatchDeltic subsidiary Del-Tin...

Registration now open for LBM Strategies 2019

Registration is open for LBM Strategies Conference 2019. This year, the industry's premier event will be held from Sept. 18-20 in beautiful Austin, Texas. The...

LP Building Products repositions as LP Building Solutions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LP Building Products has introduced a new name that the company says more accurately positions its role in a changing industry:...

Vista Railing Systems adds distributor for Mid-Atlantic, New England markets

MAPLE RIDGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Vista Railing Systems Inc. is expanding its distribution network with the addition of Mid-State Lumber in the New England...

Shendow named marketing manager at Derby Building Products

Quebec City, Quebec — Derby Building Products Inc., manufacturer of the Tando and Novik brands of exterior cladding, has announced Rachelle Shendow asmarketing manager....

Construction job openings jump in December

Despite the housing-focused slowdown during the second half of 2018, the count of unfilled jobs in the construction sector surged in December, the National...

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