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Mergers & Acquisitions: The Usual Suspects

Part 1: The strategic, financial, and “hybrid” buyer. When you decide to sell your business to an outside entity, there are typically three types of...

Wisconsin Building Supply acquires Trantow Do-It Center

Wisconsin Building Supply (WBS), a subsidiary of US LBM, proudly announces the acquisition of Trantow Do-It Center of Merrill, Wis. from Kent Johnson as...
Rick Vancil

Alexander Lumber Co. Names Vancil to Leadership Role

Alexander Lumber Co., based in Aurora, Ill. has named Richard Vancil as Executive Vice President, effective Aug. 31. In his new leadership position, Rick will...

BOB HEIDENREICH: Understanding Building Codes Pays Off

If you want to grow your sales while ensuring that customers leave your store with everything they need to build a safe deck, understanding...

BILL LEE: Gross Margin: Who Is Accountable?

I read recently that the ability to lose weight is rooted in two key factors: achieving a balance between the number of calories consumed...

ABC Supply Acquires Norandex

ABC Supply will purchase Norandex Building Materials Distribution, Inc., the Milwaukee Journal reported Tuesday. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. ABC Supply said in...

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: Loyalty Programs

Win the Contractor, Win the Market Contractors exert a powerful influence on product choice across nearly all building products segments, and are successful at convincing...

Roseburg Completes Deal for SierraPine MDF Facility

Roseburg Forest Products Co. announced today that it has completed the purchase of the SierraPine Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) facility located in Medford, Ore....

PRODUCT PICKS: September 2015

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. CertainTeed Single 7" and 8" Board & Batten Siding CertainTeed’s...

IN DEPTH: Engineered Lumber

Changes rolling through the engineered-lumber products (ELP) market have manufacturers and dealers staying attuned to market needs more closely than ever. Code restrictions, potential...

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