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Dealers of the Year 2021

Nominations open for LBM Journal’s 2021 Dealers of the Year awards

Nominate your favorite lumber dealer, your own company, or an industry pro you feel deserves the title of Dealer of the Year!
builder confidence

With builder confidence at all-time high, lumber risks remain

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to hit an all-time high of 83 in September. 
lumber prices

Lumber prices continue to weigh on builders

Lumber prices increased 14.9% in August, marking the largest four-month gain since such data was first recorded in 1949.
Weyerhaeuser logo

Weyerhaeuser, with timberland damage of its own, donates $150,000 to relief efforts

Several of the fires have reached the company's timberlands, but it is too soon to assess the affected acreage or potential business impact.

ECI Software Solutions

Spruce software provides advanced point-of-sale and business management solutions for lumberyards, hardware stores, and building materials suppliers. This industry-specific software has helped operations improve productivity,...
Kuiken Brothers

See how Kuiken Brothers converted a former cashew facility into its latest location

Just over one year ago, Kuiken Brothers opened the doors of its ninth residential and commercial building materials facility in Newark, New Jersey.
ABC Supply truck

ABC Supply celebrates Home For Our Troops’ 300th home

The nonprofit organization donated its 300th home to U.S. Army Sergeant Nathan Shumaker in Hillsboro, Missouri, on Saturday, Sept. 12. SGT Shumaker, a Purple Heart recipient, was severely injured while serving in Afghanistan.
Katrina Ralston Feeney

Five Questions With: Katrina Ralston, Feeney, Inc.

Katrina Ralston is president of Feeney, Inc., a manufacturer of architectural products for residential and commercial applications.


TandoStone is preferred by siding installers, the company says, for its light weight and easy one-person installation. It also permits a siding contractor to...
Do it Best fall market virtual

Do it Best Fall Market goes virtual

The semi-annual market, held exclusively online September 13 — 18, features new products, exclusive vendor programs, seminars, and more to help independent dealers.

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