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Bob Taylor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from BBBSA

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) presented Do it Best Corp. President and CEO Bob Taylor with one of its highest...

REAL ISSUES. REAL ANSWERS: Managing Growth

As the worst housing downturn in history fades to black, many LBM dealers who have gotten extremely skilled at running bare-bones operations are facing...
Empire State Building Made of Wood

High Concept: Metsä Wood Reimagines the Empire State Building Made of Wood

At a New York roundtable discussion of lumber industry influencers Tuesday, June 2, Metsä Wood unveiled the second in its Plan B concepts, which...
Robinson Lumber Company

Andy Nuffer joins Robinson Lumber as VP of Sales

New Orleans—Robinson Lumber Company has announced the hiring of Andy Nuffer as the company’s first Vice President of Sales.Nuffer will oversee overall sales growth strategy...
Big C Lumber

Big C Lumber Acquires Mich. Lumberyard

Big C Lumber in Granger, Ind., announced via its Facebook page Thursday that they have acquired Stevenson Lumber of Adrian, Mich.Big C Lumber acquired the...

IN DEPTH: Roofing

System selling grows, but contractors and homeowners are paying more attention to the value provided by each piece as they realize the importance of...

BMC, Stock Building Supply to Merge

RALEIGH, NC and ATLANTA, Ga.—Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: STCK) (“Stock Building Supply”) and Building Materials Holding Corporation (“BMC”), two leading building materials...
John D. Wagner, 1st WEST

1stWEST Mergers & Acquisitions Names John D. Wagner Managing Director

Evergreen, COLO.—1stWEST Mergers & Acquisitions LLC, a leading investment banking and M&A advisory service provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of John D....

TOUGH CALL: Bitten by Bad Reviews

Negative online reviews are threatening your company’s reputation. What would you do? (Scroll down to take our poll) Ever since you were a youngster, certain...
Capital Lumber Company Adds LP SmartSide

Capital Adds LP SmartSide

PHOENIX—Capital Lumber Company, which began its partnership with LP a year ago by offering LP SolidStart engineered wood products at its Chino, California distribution...

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