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Roseburg Completes Deal for SierraPine MDF Facility

Roseburg Forest Products Co. announced today that it has completed the purchase of the SierraPine Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) facility located in Medford, Ore....

PRODUCT PICKS: September 2015

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. CertainTeed Single 7" and 8" Board & Batten Siding CertainTeed’s...

IN DEPTH: Engineered Lumber

Changes rolling through the engineered-lumber products (ELP) market have manufacturers and dealers staying attuned to market needs more closely than ever. Code restrictions, potential...

84 Lumber Shuffles Store Locations as Part of 2016 Plans

84 Lumber Company, the nation’s largest privately held supplier of lumber and building materials to professional contractors, announced in a press release this week that...

MiTek Launches New Hardy Frame Website

MiTek today announced that it has launched a new website to feature its Hardy Frame product brands. Found at www.HardyFrame.com, the new site categorically...
Island Cedar fire

Fire Destroys Oregon Yard

A Thursday morning fire has destroyed a lumberyard in Harrisburg, Oregon. Just after midnight, crews responded to Island Cedar, reports KEZI TV.  Harrisburg Fire Chief...

Real Change To Softwood Lumber Agreement Still A Year Away

Lumber dealers can expect little—if any—change when a major trade agreement between the U.S. and Canada likely expires next month. The Softwood Lumber Agreement, what...

Eco Building Products Names Buzz Nielsen Director of Sales

Eco Building Products, Inc.,  announced today the appointment of Buzz Nielsen as Director of Sales. "I am very pleased to announce that Buzz Nielsen has...

Aiglon Capital Purchases Consolidated Lumber Company

Aiglon Capital Management and a group of Consolidated's management team announced Wednesday that it has purchased Consolidated Lumber Company. Consolidated operates as Arrow Building Center and includes...

REAL ISSUES. REAL ANSWERS: Credit and Collections

Making the sale is great. Receiving payment is even better. Considering that 97% of full line LBM dealers offer credit to their pro customers,...

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