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Five Questions With: Ken O’Neill, Oldcastle APG

Ken O’Neill, EVP, leads Oldcastle APG’s National Group, covering MoistureShield, and Techniseal, which manufacturers polymeric sands and chemicals to enhance hardscape projects.
Home sold

July existing-home sales climb 2.5%

Existing-home sales strengthened in July, a positive reversal after total sales were down slightly in the previous month, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Colton Meiman

Colton Meiman named store manager of Pasadena McCoy’s

Meiman started out working as a store inventory coordinator and soon enrolled in the company’s Management Development Program.
Hardware images

Hardware: Hassle or high-margin opportunity?

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that the hardware buyer isn’t the pro customer, that it’s mostly homeowners and DIYers.
Knauf Insulation

Performance for Today, Sustainability for Tomorrow

Knauf Insulation from Huttig is changing the way the industry looks at fiberglass insulation.
Kuiken Brothers

Kuiken Brothers new Newark facility opens NYC opportunities

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.
Kodiak building partners

Kodiak Building Partners climbs Inc.’s list of fastest-growing companies

The company ranks 2,722 on the Inc. magazine list of the top 5,000 independent small businesses.

American Association of Roundtables to conduct building supply industry wage and salary survey

 Beaufort, S.C.—Companies at the dealer level of the building supply industry soon will be able to assess the effectiveness of their current pay structure...
Custom Home Building

Custom home building conditions flat, NAHB says

There were 49,000 total custom starts for the second quarter of 2019. This was down slightly compared to the second quarter of 2018.
Tim Pruitt

Tim Pruitt joins Roseburg as millwork business manager

Roseburg has announced that Tim Pruitt has joined the company as business manager of millwork.

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