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VERSATEX Launches Custom Rake Board Fabrication Service

PITTSBURGH— Residential builders and renovators can eliminate the hassle of on-site rake board assembly with a new custom fabrication service from VERSATEX Building Products, LLC,...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: Amazing Windows and Doors

Insights from LBM dealers who’ve grown their sales with a showroom refresh. Started in 1998 by co-owners John Roberts and Perry Poche, the privately held...

Capital Lumber to Distribute Feeney Products

OAKLAND, Calif. — Feeney, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality stainless steel and aluminum railing systems, announced in a press release a new partnership...

Capital Lumber Co. Purchases James Plywood

Phoenix—Capital Lumber Company has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of James Plywood in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company announced in...
FA4 Foundation Anchor

PRODUCT PICKS: July 2015

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. New FA4 Foundation Anchor from MiTek MiTek has developed a...
Builders FirstSource

Builders FirstSource Acquisition of ProBuild Approved

DALLAS— Builders FirstSource, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLDR), a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction in the United States,...
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Penn. Lumber Company Closes After 155 Years

A long-standing business in Mechanicsburg, Penn. closed its doors one last time in June. Eberly Lumber Company closed recently after 155 years. The Mechanicsburg Borough...

Arlington, Va. Lumberyard to Close

ABC Distributors, Inc., of Arlington, Va. is currently holding a liquidation sale as it prepares to close. ARLnow.com reports that property which houses the...
Marcus Lumber

Marcus Lumber Celebrates 95th Anniversary

MARCUS, Iowa—Marcus Lumber celebrated its 95th Anniversary with a Saturday open house to appreciate its loyal customers on July 11th from 8am to 3:30pm. The...

REAL ISSUES. REAL ANSWERS: Attracting and Retaining Qualified Associates

The Issue This month’s issue was suggested by multiple readers over the past few months. As we do each month, we sent our brief Real...

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