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NAWLA announces the 2020 John J. Mulrooney Award recipient

John J. Mulrooney was a career lumber wholesaler who later served as NAWLA’s chief executive for nearly 20 years.

NLBMDA applauds Congress for ratifying the USMCA

With some additional minor procedural action, the agreement should take effect later this year.
Glenn Coffee - Fortress Building Products

Fortress Building Products adds e-commerce retail director

Coffee brings more than 25 years of retail and e-commerce experience to the role.

Beacon Roofing Supply rebrands

Beacon's 40 brands across the U.S. and Canada that sell exterior products will now be named Beacon Building Products, the company announced.

Vista Railing Systems to expand manufacturing and distribution facility

The company is expanding its aluminum operations into an additional 50,000 square feet

Versatex honors dealers and distributors

Versatex Sales VP Rick Kapres cited wide-ranging contributions to “growth, education and brand promotion.”

Three execs promoted at Boise Cascade

Boise Cascade Company has promoted three of its business leaders to officer positions.
Builder confidence

Builder confidence dips slightly in January

The last two monthly readings mark the highest sentiment levels since July of 1999.
Bliffert Lumber & Hardware

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware delivers to fight breast cancer

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware will donate 20 cents for every mile driven by the pink truck in 2020.
Building materials prices lumber

Building materials price growth slowest since 2015

Building materials prices increased 0.1% per month, on average, in 2019.

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