James Anderson

PROFILE: Holmes Building Materials

August 4, 2016

When LBM dealers talk about expansion, often the conversation centers around buying out a nearby competitor or building a brand new store to add to an established chain of lumberyards. … Read More

Oregon Lumberyard Destroyed by Fire

August 1, 2016

  An Oregon lumberyard was destroyed by fire Sunday. A blaze at Clark Lumber & True Value Hardware in Tualatin, Ore. was first reported just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday, July 31, according … Read More

Fire Destroys New Jersey Lumberyard

A 71-year-old New Jersey lumberyard was destroyed by fire over the weekend. Colucci Lumber Yard in Malaga, N.J. had been a family business for generations until a Sunday afternoon fire … Read More

Huber Files Patent Lawsuit Against Georgia-Pacific

July 22, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Specialty products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC announced today that the company has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC alleging that the ForceField™ … Read More

PROFILE: Old Monroe Lumber

July 8, 2016

Ours is an industry in which a lot of lumberyard owners share the pride of multi-generation family ownership. It is often more common to hear about a third-generation family business … Read More

Here’s Why You Can’t Miss Jim Pancero at LBM Strategies Conference

June 24, 2016

LBM Journal is proud to feature Jim Pancero at LBM Strategies 2016. Jim is kicking off our conference and we know you’ll want to catch his brand of B2B sales management … Read More

New Education Option Emerges for LBM Industry

June 14, 2016

Oklahoma Lumbermen’s Association partners with Oklahoma State University for building materials-specific course of study. It’s no secret that lumberyard managers around the U.S. are finding themselves with Help Wanted signs … Read More

PROFILE: Dr. Ike’s Home Centers

June 7, 2016

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

May 25, 2016

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.

May 4, 2016

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