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True Value Easy Care Paint Production

True Value to manufacture hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic

The first several thousand gallons will be donated to True Value hardware stores across the country.
Tal Sexton

Tal Sexton named manager of New River Valley Building Supply

New River Valley Building Supply, part of The Lester Group, is scheduled to open in May in Christiansburg, Virginia.
Pending home sales

Pending home sales increase 2.4% in February

Pending home sales rose in February, climbing for the second consecutive month prior to COVID-19 concerns.
Rick Schumacher

Stronger together

If you’re reading this, you’re a member of an industry that’s a cornerstone of every city and town in the U.S. It’s not just an industry...it’s a community.
Residential construction

DHS: Residential construction is ‘essential business’

NAHB calls the ruling a 'critical win for NAHB and the residential construction sector.'
Goals for sales reps - Rikka Brandon

Forced to lay off staff? Be sure to keep the bridge open

When the dust settles and your company can reopen, onboarding those laid-off employees will be crucial to getting things back on track quickly.
residential construction

Principia analysis shows COVID-19’s impact on residential construction

The U.S. was projected to build 2.7 billion square feet of new residential construction in 2020 prior to the impact of COVID-19.
residential construction

90 organizations urge DHS to designate residential construction ‘essential’

The 90 organizations and suppliers said that this action is urgently needed to help stabilize the housing industry and its supply chain in the near term.

East Side Lumberyard Supply to distribute Avon Plastics products

East Side Lumberyard Supply serves more than 400 clients in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee.
economic stimulus

Here’s how the stimulus act can impact your LBM business

The bill now goes to the House for approval and President Trump is expected to sign it immediately. 

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