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Do it Best Corp. Names New Merchandise Managers

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Do it Best Corp. announces the promotion of Cindy Hixson to Merchandise Manager for Home & Hardware and Jenna Post...

Quanex Building Products Appoints Zuelke as VP

Quanex Building Products Corporation today announced in a release that Scott Zuehlke has joined the Company as Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer. Zuehlke...

Installed Building Products Acquires Key Green Builder Services

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Installed Building Products, Inc., announced today the acquisition of Key Green Builder Services, LLC d/b/a Key Insulation. Key was founded in 2000 and provides...

Remodeler Q&A: New England Design & Construction

David Supple - CEO New England Design & Construction - Boston, MA David is a graduate of Tufts University with a degree in architecture. In California,...
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GAF Acquires European Roofing and Waterproofing Products Company for $1.1 Billion

PARSIPPANY, NJ—GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, announced today in a press release that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Icopal,...

Demand for EWP Products to Grow Through 2020

Engineered wood product output will grow between 25% and 33% by 2020, according to the Fall 2015 Forecast by APA - The Engineered Wood...

2015 Housing Starts, Permits End Year Higher

Washington, Jan. 20 - Nationwide housing starts increased 10.8 % to 1.11 million units in 2015, according to newly released figures from HUD and the...
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Millennials to Shape Housing Preferences – Once They Start Buying

The millennial generation is poised to make a significant impact on home design with their strong preferences for energy efficiency and smart home technology;...

BEHIND YOUR BACK: The Sales and Purchasing Bookshelf

Seven don’t-miss business books for buyers and purchasing managers (and you). Exactly one year ago this column first appeared in these pages along with the...

Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2016

Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four Senior Officers to top leadership positions within the federation during the association's International...

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