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BUSINESS INSIGHTS: The Power of Fact-Based Decisions

Tips on where to look for good information— both inside and outside your company. BY: LOU ROSSIThere’s an old saying that success has many fathers...

THE LUMBER MARKET: Housing Outlook and Structural Panel Forecast

Tips on where to look for good information— both inside and outside your company. BY: GREGORY H. LEWISU.S. housing starts fell 16% to 0.88 million...

JOHN D. WAGNER: What’s Greener: Wood or Plastic Decking?

With all factors considered, both have a very strong green message. BY: JOHN D. WAGNEROne promising aspect of today’s green building movement is the recognition...

JOHN D. WAGNER: Can 2x6s be Cheaper than 2×4 Framing?

APA Thinks So. And It Can Prove It. Guess how many U.S. homes are framed with 2x6s? I was surprised to learn that it’s 45%....

Lumber and Panels: The Capacity Issue

North American wood products markets are recovering. Where will supply come from? During the Great Recession, the biggest concern facing North American wood products markets...

MANAGING RISK: A Worst Case Scenario

Planning for the unexpected should be part of your technology plan. Just miles away from your workplace, during your morning commute, you begin to see...

NLBMDA: NLRB Reissues “Ambush Election” Rule

On February 6, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new version of the “ambush election” rule. On February 6, the National Labor Relations...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: ProBuild Wilmington

An Interview with Steve Caudill, General Manager of ProBuild Wilmington. Q: Your recent showroom project at ProBuild Wilmington gives you 10,000 square feet of space....

HOT PRODUCTS: 2014 INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS’ SHOW

Our picks from the 2014 International Builders' Show. On February 4-6, the LBM Journal team worked the exhibit floor at the International Builders' Show, which...

GIVING BACK: Paving the Way for the Future

Kuiken Brothers gives high school students a taste of the LBM industry. One of the key challenges facing our industry is an aging workforce and...

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