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Dancik and Mincron rebrand as Kerridge Commercial Systems

CARY, N.C. —Kerridge Commercial Systems, provider of integrated software solutions focused on servicing the building materials, lumber, floor coverings, electrical and plumbing distribution, wholesale...

Softwood lumber, OSB lead August price increases

NAHB reports that the prices of softwood lumber, OSB, and ready-mix concrete increased by 2.5%, 2.9%, and 0.5%, respectively, in August according to the...

NAHB: Too early to know hurricanes’ impact on lumber prices

Editor's note: NAHB shared the following post in its NAHB Now blog Wednesday.  Will Lumber Prices Surge in Hurricanes' Wake? The short answer is, unfortunately, it’s...
BlueTarp

High consumer confidence drives BlueTarp Financial’s Q2 Building Supply Index

PORTLAND, Maine — BlueTarp Financial, a credit management company for B2B suppliers, has released its Q2 2017 Building Supply Index. The Q2 2017 index value...

Georgia-Pacific to build lumber production facility in Talladega

ATLANTA — Georgia-Pacific has announced a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. Construction on the $100 million, 300,000-square-foot, technologically advanced plant is scheduled to begin...

ECi Software names new Senior VP of Global Customer Experience

Fort Worth, Texas — ECi Software Solutions has announced that David Collyer has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Customer Experience....

Masonite names new leader for operations and supply chain

TAMPA, Fla. — Masonite International Corporation, a global designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors, has announced the appointment of Randy White as Senior Vice...
LP shingles

Product Picks: September 2017

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. LP® SmartSide® Perfection Shingle LP Building Products has added a...

ABC Supply grows in California

BELOIT, Wis. — ABC Supply Co. Inc. is expanding its California footprint with three new branches. The branches are located at 212 W. Taft Ave. in Orange, 2074 National Ave. in Hayward and 1205...

CanWel acquires Hawaii’s Honsador Building Products

CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd., of Vancouver, British Columbia, has announced it will purchase Honsador Building Products, Hawaii’s largest pressure-treated wood supplier, for $80...

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