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Maine lumberyard to rebuild after fire

By the next day, McCormack Building Supply staff took to Facebook to extend thanks to first responders and well-wishers and to assure customers that the company would rebuild.

Murphy Company appoints Dan Semsak as director of EWP business

Semsak currently serves on the Board of Directors for North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA) and the Marketing Advisory Committee for APA – The Engineered Wood Association.

Supply chain survey reveals what builders think of dealer relationships

In the lumber and building materials distribution industry, where so many factors contribute to the process of constructing a home or business, the last thing anyone along the supply chain—builder, dealer, distributor, manufacturer—wants to worry about is their relationship with one another.
ProVia - Cherry Ridge

ProVia recognized by Holmes County Chamber of Commerce

Bill Mullet, ProVia’s founder and chairman of the board, is the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, and ProVia is named 2019 Large Business of the Year.

Trim your timelines with PaintPro technology

AZEK Trim with PaintPro Technology is ready to paint as soon as you are. It doesn’t need priming or sanding or special treatment of any kind, saving you hours of prep work. It even dries faster too, ready to handle in as little as 30 minutes.
housing inventory

Housing inventory decreases by 10% in September

A report from Realtor.com shows housing inventory decreased 10% from August to September due to lower mortgage interest rates.
LP Legacy sub flooring test

Putting it to the Test: Sub-Flooring Taken to Extremes Inside and Outside the Lab

Like most building materials, all sub-flooring panels undergo some measure of product testing before they’re introduced to the industry. But a few panels go even further.
Zuern Building Products

Zuern Building Products to add fifth location

The 70,000 square foot expansion will serve as a controlled environment for interior millwork, cabinets, and windows.
construction jobs

Openings for construction jobs continue to increase

The estimated number of job openings in the construction sector increased to 379,000 after reaching a post-Great Recession high of 434,000 in April.

LP acquires prefinish assets at BlueLinx facility

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation has acquired the prefinishing assets at a Granite City, Ill., prefinish facility near St. Louis owned by BlueLinx.  

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