June 2018

Editor’s Note: To our stakeholders—Thank you

The first issue of LBM Journal was published in July 2003. So this issue marks the final issue of our 15th complete year. As...
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Real Issues. Real Answers. Training Programs

Conversations about employee training raise all kinds of questions: “What if we train them and they leave?” “What if we don’t and they stay?”...
for pros only

Tough Call: The ‘For Pros Only’ distraction

You've created a great event specifically for builders in your market, but a vendor wants a free ride. After spending 15 years working for an...
Engineered Slate

In Depth: Roofing systems

Improved performance, aesthetics drive roofing innovation. Roofing demand usually comes from two places—housing starts and storms. And with that in mind, roofing system manufacturers are...
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150 years strong: Gordon Lumber has deep roots in Northwest Ohio

A lot of lumber dealers in the U.S. can trace their company’s origins back to when “grandpa started it after the war.” What they...

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