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New Leadership Program for Women in Lumber Industry

ATLANTA — The Construction Suppliers’ Association (CSA) is excited to announce a one-of-a kind educational opportunity designed specifically for women in positions of leadership...

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: The Trouble with ‘Fishing’

Taking unsolicited calls from those looking to buy your business may feel good, but rarely makes sense. Many LBM dealers have been peppered with inquiries...

Platinum Equity Acquires PrimeSource Building Products

LOS ANGELES — Platinum Equity today announced it has completed the acquisition of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. from ITOCHU Corporation. Financial terms were not...

Mid-State Lumber Corporation announces staffing changes

Branchburg, N.J. —Mid-State Lumber Corporation has announced that after 49 years in the wholesale building products industry, Senior Territory Manager Dennis L. Brooks has...

Rocky Mountain Wood Protection to Distribute DuraLife™ Decking & Railing

Biddeford, Maine — Integrity Composites, the manufacturer of DuraLife Decking and Railing, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Rocky Mountain...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: Florence Building Materials

What started as a small roofing and siding distributor has evolved into a full-line building material supplier with four warehouse locations and two showrooms. The...
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Trex Names James E. Cline President and CEO

WINCHESTER, Va. — Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE: TREX), the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products, today announced changes in its executive...

Simpson Strong-Tie Donates $10,000 for Nepal Earthquake Relief

Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie announced it will make a $10,000 donation to assist in relief response and recovery efforts following the 7.8 magnitude...

Interfor to Acquire Arkansas Sawmill

Interfor Corporation (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has reached an agreement with The Price Companies, Inc. to acquire Price’s sawmill in Monticello, Arkansas. The...

Check Your Deck During Deck Safety Month in May

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. - Your deck is the perfect place to enjoy warm weather with friends and loved ones. However, a poorly maintained or unsafe...

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