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Simpson Strong-Tie expands student scholarship program

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie has increased the number of scholarships in its Student Scholarship Program for the 2019–2020 academic year. The company added...

Cameron Ashley Building Products acquires Warrior Building Products

GREER, S.C. — Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc., a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC, has acquired...

Remodelers’ confidence holds steady

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the fourth quarter of 2018, only one...

Arsenio Alvarez joins LeNoble Lumber

Long Island City, N.Y. — LeNoble Lumber Co., Inc. has introduced Arsenio Alvarez as the newest member of its sales and customer relationship team....

Harvard study: Expected gains in remodeling spending to slide lower in 2019

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Annual growth in the national market for home improvement and repair is expected to slow considerably by the end of the...

LBM Advantage looks back on 2018, announces Vendors of the Year

New Windsor, N.Y. — Last year, during its annual meeting and trade show event in Kissimmee, Fla., LBM Advantage celebrated its expanded membership after joining...

OSB leads building materials prices lower in December

Overall, the price of materials inputs to residential construction declined 1.8% in December (not seasonally adjusted) according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) released by...

Lower interest rates stabilize builder confidence 

WASHINGTON — Buoyed by falling mortgage rates, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to 58 in January on...

Elston named Roseburg SVP of operations

Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Jake Elston will join the company as senior vice president of operations. In his new...

LP names new CFO

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) has announced that Alan Haughie has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer.Haughie succeeds Mike Kinney, who...

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