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SRS Distribution

SRS Distribution To Acquire Advanced Building Products

MCKINNEY, TEXAS — SRS Distribution announced Wednesday that it is in the final stages of acquiring Advanced Building Products, a regional independent distributor of roofing, siding, windows, gutters and...
Deckorators

Deckorators Launches New ‘Certified Pro’ Advantage Program

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Deckorators, a brand of the Universal Forest Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI) family of companies, has rolled out a new preferred-status program...
NAHB AVA 44 Ninth

Developers’ Confidence About Multifamily Market Remains Steady in First Quarter

WASHINGTON—The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), held steady with a reading of 54 for the...

ASK THE EXPERT: May 2015

Scott Hartmann, a seasoned LBM industry veteran with a solid track record of success, provides thoughtful answers to readers’ questions. Aging in Place “We’re struggling with...
New Home sales

New-Home Sales Rise 6.8 Percent in April

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.8 % to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000 units in April, according to newly released data...

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: The Power of Brand in Residential Windows

Lumberyards and specialty dealers control the largest portion of the residential windows and patio doors market. Together, they sold 28.5 million units, or more...

BOB HEIDENREICH: Customer Education (part 3)

Part 3 of 3: Talking to homeowners about the importance of deck safety. As you may know, the North American Decking and Railing Association (NADRA)...
Seven D Wholesale, Novik, NoviShake

Seven D Wholesale Expands New England Portfolio With Novik Products

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC – Novik Inc., a premier manufacturer of shakes, stones and accents that replicate the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone materials,...

SELLING ENGINEERED LUMBER: Do Dimension Lumber Labeling Concerns Apply to Structural Panel Products?

In August 2014, Lowe’s agreed to pay a $1.6 million settlement in California as a result of a lawsuit brought by the district attorneys...

PRODUCT PICKS: May 2015

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch.PVC Crosshead Pediment Profile from Versatex New high-density PVC crosshead...

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