James Anderson

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

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

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

April 1, 2016

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

March 11, 2016

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

March 2, 2016

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