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84 Lumber Operation Appreciation

84 Lumber’s ‘Operation Appreciation’ Supports National Military Appreciation Month

Eighty Four, Penn. — 84 Lumber is continuing its long-standing support of the United States military with the launch of “Operation Appreciation.” Throughout the...
Tall wood building

Report: Can Tall Wood Buildings Save the Planet?

Politicians, architects, and scientists increasingly herald timber as an Earth-saving building technology, but not everyone agrees. A recent article in Fast Company takes a closer...

ABC Supply Opens New Location in Annapolis

BELOIT, Wis. — ABC Supply Co., Inc., has opened a new location in Annapolis, Maryland. The store offers contractors in the Annapolis area roofing,...
JH Dowling Construction Materials

Report: Tallahassee’s Oldest Lumberyard On the Move

JH Dowling Construction Materials, the oldest lumberyard in Tallahassee, Fla. is relocating to offer up its prime real estate to college housing. The Tallahassee...

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: David Helmers, Vice President of Distribution, Weyerhaeuser

David is responsible for 17 distribution centers and multiple reloads located throughout the U.S. to support LBM dealers and one-steppers. Prior to this role,...

Housing Starts Up in April

WASHINGTON—Nationwide housing starts rose 6.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million in April, according to newly released data from the U.S....
Britton Lumber Co

Britton Lumber Co. Acquires H.G. Wood Industries

Fairlee, VT.—Britton Lumber Company has announced that it has agreed in principle to acquire the assets of H.G. Wood Industries located in Bath, New Hampshire....

New Owners Reopen Wagoner Lumber

A longtime business staple of Wagoner, Ok. has been reopened under new ownership, Tulsa World reports. Wagoner lumber closed last fall, but was purchased by...
home depot interior

Report: Pro Customers, Online Sales Drive Home Depot Success

Fortune magazine takes a look at why Home Depot is doing so well while other retail categories struggle, as the big box giant posts another quarter...

PRODUCT PICKS: May 2016

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. DensElement™ from Georgia-Pacific Georgia Pacific has introduced DensElement, a barrier...

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