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Huttig Announces Management Changes in the Northeast

St. Louis, Mo—Jon Vrabely, President and CEO of Huttig Building Products, Inc., has named Ken Schmitt as Regional Vice President of the Northeast. In...

Southern Forest Products Association’s Edition of Marine Construction Guide Now Available

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has published a new 2014 Edition of its “Marine Construction Guide”.  This 40-page booklet provides information to assist...

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...

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