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Grabber SuperDrive 75 Battery Collated Subfloor & Deck tool

Grabber’s new SuperDrive 75 subfloor screw gun comes with a 20v DeWalt 2,000 RPM screw gun and two batteries. The product is designed so...
Tim Johnson LBM Advantage

New VP of Forest Products at LBM Advantage

Tim Johnson replaces Duncan Facey, who has retired after more than 11 years at LBM Advantage.
John Leahy BlueLinx

BlueLinx hires director of accounts for home centers

John Leahy will be responsible for the growth of the BlueLinx home center business.
sold home values

Home values rise as inventory tightens

U.S. home values grew to $256,663 in August, a 0.7% increase from July. That's the largest monthly increase since 2013.

Key-Link Fascia Mount Brackets

Key-Link’s Fascia Mount Brackets are designed to move posts off the top of the deck to increase space in an outdoor living area. Key-Link’s...
Kodiak building partners

Kodiak Building Partners announces executive moves

Along with executive promotions, Kodiak has also added Dena Cordova-Jack as its sr. director, talent management.
US LBM Manchester, Conn.

US LBM expands with new Connecticut roofing and siding location

The location is US LBM's ninth new roofing and siding focused greenfield since 2018.
housing starts multifamily

Housing starts dip in August, brought down by multifamily production

Single-family starts showed growth in August but overall housing production fell 5.1% due to declines in multifamily production.

Lumber Buddy from WorkSafeWorkSmart

The Lumber Buddy Portable Workstation from WorkSafeWorkSmart is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The company has grown from a single unit in Tacoma,...
Do it Best board of directors

Do it Best announces newly-elected board members

Officers were also elected at the 2020 Do it Best Shareholders’ Meeting held Sept. 10.

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