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Standard Companies joins the US LBM Family

US LBM expands its Midwest presence with a leading building products distributor in Michigan Grand  Rapids,  Michigan  –  September  30,  2014  –  US  LBM  Holdings, ...

Grabber Promotes Two Key Executives

Roland Snyder Becomes President and CFO; Jack Kroll Moves Up to Chairman and CEO Highland, UT— Grabber Construction Products, Inc. (“Grabber”), an international distributor of...

DMSi Software Names Earl Downing to Sales Team

Omaha, Nebraska – September 22, 2014 - DMSi Software announces Earl Downing has joined the company as Senior Account Manager with responsibility for sales...

PRODUCT PICKS: October 2014

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our picks for October 2014. BY: LBM STAFF   New Drill/Driver and Hammer Drill/ Driver from Bosch Two...

SELLING TO REMODELERS: Your Showroom is My Showroom

An Atlanta-area remodeler shares insights on why PMC Building Materials is his LBM dealer of choice. BY: DALE CONTANT, MCR, UDCP In the Atlanta area, the LBM...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: Master Craftsmen, Inc.

Insights from LBM Dealers who’ve grown their sales with a showroom refresh. BY: LBM STAFF An interview with Michael Waites, president: Q: In this feature, we usually focus on...

THE LUMBER MARKET: An Analysis of Housing’s Soft Rebound

The skewed distribution of income and lingering effect from the great recession are taking a toll on housing demand. BY: BRENDAN K. LOWNEY U.S. home construction...

COMMENTARY: Growing Your Business Through Sales Talent

Real world takeaways from the Sales Compensation and Benefits Study. BY: TONY MISURA In the September LBM Journal, the 2014 Sales Compensation and Benefits Study was...

BILL LEE: Do You Have the Next Generation of Leaders on Board?

Five necessary steps to ensure you’re investing in quality employees. BY: BILL LEE A good amount of the key people who populate a family-owned construction supply...

IN DEPTH: FASTENERS

New materials, focuses on speed and durability, and other factors are driving fastener performance forward. BY: CRAIG A SHUTT Fastener manufacturers are continually adjusting and adding to...

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