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AZEK Building Products partners with Weyerhaeuser Distribution

The Seattle-based company plans to offer the full lines of TimberTech Outdoor Living products and AZEK Exteriors’ products in key locations throughout the western United States.
women in construction

Women in construction jobs reaches pre-recession level

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially in 2018, rising to 1.1 million—a total reached prior to the Great Recession.
Bill Lee sales & operations - Higher earnings

Higher earnings begin with keeping score

Business is booming in just about every segment of the market. It is increasingly difficult to find great people, and when you do find them, owners and managers frequently resort to a higher earnings package to attract them.
Construction input prices

Monthly and yearly construction input prices drop in August

Construction input prices fell 0.6% in August and are down 0.9% year over year, according to Associated Builders and Contractors analysis.
Boise Cascade - Engineered Wood Products

In Depth: Engineered wood products

Demand decreases as construction slows, but engineered wood products look to increase market share.
Don Wolf

Don Wolf, former CEO of Do it Best Corp predecessor, dies at 90

Don Wolf, who served for more than 25 years as president and CEO of what would become Do it Best Corp. and helped grow it into a multi-billion-dollar international home improvement co-op, died on Sept. 11. He was 90 years old.
TimberTech

Rail against the status quo

Create something truly unique with TimberTech Decking and Railing.
Housing affordability

Housing affordability a growing concern, survey shows

Four out of five American households believe the nation is suffering a housing affordability crisis. 75% report it is a problem at state and local levels.
enforcing a handshake

Tough Call: Enforcing a handshake agreement

After years of an exclusive with a product line you helped build on a handshake agreement, the vendor is now selling it to your biggest competitor. What would you do?
Kuiken Brothers

Kuiken Brothers opens Newark facility

The 10-acre site is at the "center of the ever growing distribution hub of the New York/ New Jersey Metro market," the company says.

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