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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...

CertainTeed Publishes Industry-First Life Cycle Assessment for Vinyl Fence, Vinyl Railing and Composite Railing...

Data offers a transparent look at product sustainability and supports the company’s continued effort to exceed in environmental performance (Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed is...
NAHB

Housing Production Jumps 20.2 Percent in April

WASHINGTON - Nationwide housing starts rose 20.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.135 million units in April from an upwardly revised...

Weyerhaeuser Announces New VP of Distribution

Effective June 1, David Helmers will assume the role of Vice President of Weyerhaeuser Distribution. Helmers has served as the Director of Sales &...

Do it Best Corp. Announces Agreement to Develop Stores in Saudi Arabia

  FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Do it Best Corp. announced an agreement with its newest overseas affiliate to develop its first locations in Saudi Arabia.The...

Member Conversion to Do it Best Corp. Ecommerce Grows

  FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Following on the successful re-launch of doitbest.com, the Do it Best Corp. consumer-focused ecommerce website, the co-op is expanding access...

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