Industry News


Report: U.S. increasingly dependent on overseas lumber

The importance of overseas lumber supply has increased in recent years as the supply from Canada has dwindled.
Joy Brown Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply appoints Joy Brown to Board of Directors

Brown currently serves as chief data officer at Verizon Media.
Wolf Home Products - Dom Pileggi

Wolf Home Products promotes Pileggi to VP

Pileggi will now have full oversight of the York and New England distribution centers. He will also be in charge of fleet, equipment and physical inventory management.
Lincoln Lumber

Lincoln Lumber adding sawmill in Crockett, Texas

Lincoln Lumber’s new Crockett sawmill will be capable of producing approximately 28 million board feet annually of 1x4 and 1x6 and is expected to be operational by the third quarter of 2021.
C. Eric Swank Beacon

Beacon COO Swank leaving company

During his 16-year career at Beacon, Swank served in senior executive roles of increasing importance and ultimately led the company’s $6 billion Exterior Products business for the last two years.
Kristie McCurdy

RoyOMartin announces new panel sales rep, board appointment

Kristie McCurdy has joined RoyOMartin as a senior sales representative and Bobby Byrd has been re-elected to the board of directors of the Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International.
Russ Kathrein

The powers of your own purpose

Clearly defining your purpose will set you up for success, as well as happiness. Not having a personal purpose might mean you are spending a lot of time doing things other than your job.
construction input prices

Construction input prices increase in December

The largest monthly increase in materials prices was registered in crude petroleum, up 17.5% for the month, followed by softwood lumber, which rose 12.2%.
Thea Dudley

Thea Dudley joins Levelset’s Credit Management Advisory Board

Levelset's Credit Management Advisory Board consists of professionals who have spent the majority of their careers managing, consulting, or reporting on the finances and credit departments in the construction industry.
stratus wealth advisors

Stratus Wealth Advisors joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council

The firm specializes in serving independent business owners in specific industries, including LBM dealers, as well as their families.

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