James Anderson

PROFILE: Dr. Ike’s Home Centers

1 year ago

Each day about 12,000 semi-trucks travel through the border town of Laredo, Texas. On any given day these trucks can be seen hauling anything from fresh strawberries to farm tractors. … Read More

Houston Area Lumberyard Destroyed by Fire

1 year ago

A Pearland, Texas lumberyard was destroyed by fire overnight. The fire started around 11:45 p.m. at M&M Lumber Company, the Houston Chronicle reported. The Houston Chronicle shared this video: Houston’s … Read More

Small Towns, Big Growth: Lockridge, Inc.

1 year ago

A consistent trait of any successful businessperson’s story is the ability to be able to adapt to your customers’ needs. That’s how Lockridge, Inc. grew from a small farm and … Read More

See How a New Jersey Yard Uses Aerial Video to Promote Delivery Services

1 year ago

As LBM dealers look for ways to distinguish themselves from their competitors, Kuiken Brothers Company, Inc. in Midland Park, N.J. has turned to truck-mounted Moffett forklifts to deliver supplies to homebuilder … Read More

Novik® introduces new NovikStone color collection

2 years ago

Novik®, the leader in shakes, stones and accessory products that replicate the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone materials,  announces a ground-breaking new NovikStone color collection called “Mosaik.”  … Read More

US, Canada Leaders Look to Resolve Softwood Lumber Issue Soon

2 years ago

When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with President Obama this week, the lumber industry and its longstanding trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada was an early topic of discussion. … Read More

Growing Upscale: Associated Building Supply, Inc. builds on California luxury

2 years ago

In markets like the California coastline regions of San Francisco and San Diego, where new home builds are priced well into the millions, it pays to be an expert in … Read More

What are the first steps to selling your business through a M&A Firm?

2 years ago

It’s clear that 2015 was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in the LBM industry. From major national brands to small town competitors, we’ve seen enough of the buying … Read More

Chic Lumber: Building a Community

2 years ago

Today’s successful LBM dealers have found that establishing a community connection really distinguishes them from the competition, but Chic Lumber of Missouri has taken their community involvement to a whole … Read More

Renovation Marks Roe Brothers’ 130 Years

2 years ago

Roe Brothers Lumber of Florida, New York celebrated 130 years recently. To mark the occasion, the fourth-generation company underwent a major expansion and renovation. The Warwick Advertiser reports that Roe … Read More