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 Wood products, forestry endorse Timber Innovation Act

WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC), American Forest Foundation (AFF), Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC) and Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (SLMA) today announced...
Sellick Equipment

Sellick Equipment Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility

Harrow, Ontario, Canada— On April, 20, 2016, at the young age of 97 years, Walter Sellick along with sons Howard Sellick, president; David Sellick,...
Fortress Door

Lester Group Buys Masonite Plant in Fredericksburg, Va.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va.— The Lester Group of Martinsville, Va. has purchased the assets of the Masonite Architectural Door Company plant in Fredericksburg, VA. All 14 employees of the...

84 Lumber Promotes Scalise to Director of Inventory Management

Eighty Four, Penn. — 84 Lumber announced the promotion of Rich Scalise to director of inventory management. He is located at the 84 Lumber...

Boral Strengthens Distribution in Carolinas, Texas and Golf Coast

ROSWELL, Ga.— Boral TruExterior® Siding & Trim is now available through BlueLinx locations in Raleigh, N.C., Charleston, S.C., and San Antonio, Texas. The additions will...

Pending Home Sales Maintain Momentum in March

WASHINGTON — Pending home sales increased slightly in March for the second consecutive month and reached their highest level in almost a year, according...

Versatex Expands Distribution

PITTSBURGH — Suppliers serving builders in the Great Lakes, Southeast and Gulf regions are gaining easier access to PVC trim and moulding thanks to...
San Joaquin Lumber

105-Year-Old California Lumberyard Closing

San Joaquin Lumber Company is closed temporarily, as store employees prepare for a final clearance sale later this week, reports The Record, of Stockton,...

Social Media 101: Twitter

CURRENT SITUATION: As your business grows and more of your builder customers are adapting to new ways of communication, you want to make sure you...

New Home Sales Relatively Unchanged in March

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 1.5% in March from an upwardly revised February reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate...

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