Industry News


Congress gets involved in OSHA crane rule

Dissatisfied with the lack of a response from OSHA representatives, NLBMDA began work with members of the House Education and Labor Committee on intervening. 
Qora from Arcitel

Arm builders with the ability to install stone without the misery of masonry

Set yourself apart from other lumber dealers and specialty siding distributors by offering a better, premium stone siding product.

Tando adds to pro-channel sales team

A sales development specialist and key accounts manager have joined the U.S. pro-channel sales team.
Jason Fujimoto - HPM Building Supply

HPM Building Supply expands to become exclusive SCAFCO dealer

HPM has also entered the commercial interiors market with the addition of CertainTeed acoustical ceiling panels.
AZEK partners with Snavely

AZEK partners with Berry Global for more sustainable manufacturing

According to the partnership announcement, Berry will provide a material stream which AZEK will recycle and use in the manufacturing of its residential and commercial building products.
housing recovery

Existing-home sales jump to 14-year high

The Northeast led regional sales with an increase of 13% in August.
commercial construction nonresidential construction spending

U.S. Chamber of Commerce commercial construction survey shows promise

As contractors look to the future, 82% now have moderate to high confidence that the U.S. market will provide sufficient new business opportunities in the next 12 months.
Foster Lumber Yards

Northern California’s Foster Lumber Yards celebrates 100 years

As Vallejo’s oldest continually operating business, and Solano county’s oldest lumberyard, the company says, Foster Lumber first opened in 1920.
Hammond Lumber team

Hammond Lumber announces new senior leadership team

Mike Hammond, president and CEO of the fourth-generation, family-owned, Maine company has appointed internal promotions and several new roles within the company. 
Tim Johnson LBM Advantage

New VP of Forest Products at LBM Advantage

Tim Johnson replaces Duncan Facey, who has retired after more than 11 years at LBM Advantage.

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