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Construction job openings jump in December

Despite the housing-focused slowdown during the second half of 2018, the count of unfilled jobs in the construction sector surged in December, the National...

New Jersey’s DuBell Lumber closes all locations

Just a few years shy of its 100th anniversary, DuBell Lumber in Medford, N.J. is closing its doors. The company announced the closing on...

BMC acquires Locust Lumber

RALEIGH, N.C. — BMC Stock Holdings, Inc. has acquired Locust Lumber, a supplier of lumber products and building materials primarily to custom homebuilders and...

Hancock Lumber expanding in Southern Maine

Hancock Lumber has acquired 11 acres in Saco, Maine, where the company plans to build a state-of-the-art lumberyard and kitchen design showroom.Located near the...

Versatex honors industry pros with ‘Versatexcellence’ awards

PITTSBURGH — In response to “dedication to growth, education and brand promotion” during the past year, Versatex Building Products, LLC, has announced the winners...

Operation FINALLY HOME Announces Partnership with RoyOMartin

New Braunfels, Texas — Operation FINALLY HOME announced a new partnership with RoyOMartin, a family-owned company in the building products industry. This partnership will help...

AZEK rebrands decking products under TimberTech name

Chicago, Ill.— Just after AZEK Building Products, a division of The AZEK Company, debuted its newest ad campaign during the Super Bowl, the company...

Nearly 24,000 residential construction jobs added in January

Last month, residential construction saw the greatest gain in employment since February 2018, following strong growth in December, NAHB reports on its NAHBNow blog. Jobs rose by nearly...

BPI announces Kyle Schull as VP of supplier relations

Watertown, S.D. — Kyle Schull has been named vice president of supplier relations for Building Products Inc. He is responsible for corporate supplier relationships,...

George Pattee, chairman at Parksite Inc., takes helm at NAW

Washington, DC — Members of the National Association of Wholesaler- Distributors (NAW), during the association’s Executive Summit in Washington, DC, elected as chairman of...

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