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BMC Acquires DeFord Lumber

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc. has acquired DeFord Lumber in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

Screw Products GEN II fasteners

Screw Products, Inc. has announced the release of its new GEN II line of fasteners. The GEN II fasteners include many new and re-engineered...

Share of new homes with decks declined last year

Of the roughly 876,000 single-family homes started in 2018, 22.6% included decks, according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction.

MoistureShield CoolDeck Technology

As MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, continues to expand distribution across the nation, its CoolDeck technology is now available as...
Trex Mesh Panel Railing

Trex’s expanded Premium Railing Line

Trex Company has expanded the premium end of its aluminum railing line with the addition of mesh and glass rail. Inspired by upscale commercial...
James S. Metcalf

Five Questions With: James S. Metcalf, Cornerstone Building Brands

James S. Metcalf is chairman of the board and CEO of Cornerstone Building Brands—the newly merged NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem.
Pending home sales

Pending home sales decline in October

The Northeast experienced a minor uptick last month, but the other three major U.S. regions reported declines in month-over-month contract activity.
New single-family home

New single-family home size trending smaller

New single-family home size trended lower in the third quarter of 2019, a pattern from recent years that is likely to continue.
New home sales

New home sales dip slightly in October

On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 are 9.6% higher than the same period in 2018.

LMC dealers gather for fall Expo

LMC dealers gathered at the LMC Expo in Philadelphia on November 20-21 to gain insight, analyze the state of industry, and plan their purchasing strategies.

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