James Anderson


December 20, 2016

LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize three companies of different sizes who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneur isn’t necessarily a new business. Instead, it … Read More

Rufus Deering Lumber Closes; Eldredge Lumber Buys Inventory, Takes on Employees

December 7, 2016

Rufus Deering Lumber Company of Portland, Maine is closing after selling land where the company is located to condominium developers. Eldredge Lumber and Hardware has purchased Rufus Deering’s lumber inventory … Read More

PROFILE: Continuity and Service at the Heart of Trico Lumber’s Growth

November 9, 2016

Dealer Profile “Continuity” is the first word Kyle Morgan uses to describe Trico Lumber Co.’s continued growth in East Texas. It is continuity, Morgan says, that keeps employees on staff … Read More

Fayetteville, N.C. Lumberyard Seeks Donations for Employees Affected by Flooding

October 14, 2016

  FAYETTEVILLE, N.C — A week after Hurricane Matthew struck North Carolina, many are still dealing with both damage from the storm as well as the deluge of water that has followed. At … Read More

PROFILE: Vistas and Vision at Tum-A-Lum Lumber

October 11, 2016

When a lumberyard is nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountain foothills of Hood River, Ore., it’s a smart decision to bring as much natural beauty as possible inside the store. … Read More

NRLA Expands to Include EBMDA

September 14, 2016

  RENSSELAER, N.Y. – An East Coast regional LBM dealer association grew this week when the board of directors of the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) officially approved an affiliation … Read More

Penn. Lumberyard Owner ‘Thankful No One Was Hurt’ in Devastating Fire

September 13, 2016

A massive fire broke out Monday night at Lafferty and Co. Inc. in Lemoyne, Penn. Firefighters told WGAL News that flames from the blaze rose more than 30 feet high and … Read More

PROFILE: Midwestern Values, Southern Hospitality

September 9, 2016

  When Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Naples Lumber & Supply in mid-July, he made sure to mention that the state’s unemployment rate was at an eight-year low at just … Read More

NRLA Video Promotes LBM Careers

August 16, 2016

The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association has released a video promoting careers in the lumber and building materials industry. The video features appearances by Joe Cecarelli, who does Contractor Sales at … Read More

Fire Leaves Millions in Damages at New Hampshire Lumberyard

August 8, 2016

Millions in damages were sustained in a weekend fire at a New Hampshire lumberyard. Northland Forest Products in Kinston, N.H., left the following message on its company website over the … Read More