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84 Lumber Names New VP of Marketing and PR

Eighty-Four, PA— 84 Lumber is announced Tuesday, Dec. 15, the appointment of Becky Mancuso as vice president of marketing & public relations. In her new role, Mancuso...

84 Lumber to Reopen Riverhead, NY Store

84 Lumber will reopen a location that it shuttered in 2012, Riverhead Local reported Friday. The closed business was the site of a fire just...

McCoy’s Names Two New Store Managers

McCoy’s Building Supply announced the appointment of two new store managers this week. Steven Griffin was named manager of the Tomball, Texas location, and...

In Memoriam: Jim Kurtz

Jim Kurtz, co-founder of Alpine Lumber Company died Thursday, Dec. 3. He was 88 years old. Kurtz entered the LBM industry at Independent Lumber in Montrose, Colo....
Matt Wentzel

ABC Supply Promotes Wentzel to Branch Manager

Matt Wentzel has been promoted to manager of building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc.’s branch at 3810 W. River Drive in Davenport, Iowa. Wentzel...
Edgar Buck Sr

In Memoriam: Edgar “Eddie” Buck, Sr.

Edgar "Eddie" Alton Buck, Sr. of Charleston, S.C. passed away on Thursday, December 3. Eddie Buck was Chairman of the Charleston-based Jupiter Holdings and Buck...

New Owners for Ross Lumber

An iconic Houston, Mo. business has changed hands. Ross Lumber, owned and operated by the Ross family for more than 80 years has been...

Fitch Ratings: U.S. Building Materials to Benefit from Construction Growth in 2016

Continued growth in overall construction spending, albeit at a more moderate pace following a strong 2015, supports the stable outlook for the U.S. building...

Coalitions Help Advance NLBMDA’s Public Policy Agenda

NLBMDA actively works on many public policy issues that affect lumber dealers. However, with a small government relations staff and a constantly changing legislative...
Bill Mullet, ProVia

Bill Mullet, founder of ProVia, announces retirement

SUGARCREEK, Ohio—ProVia today announced the retirement of the company’s founder Bill Mullet, who led ProVia from a small garage in Sugarcreek, Ohio in 1977...

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