James Anderson

Turlock, Calif. Yard Closes After Nearly 50 Years

2 years ago

Valley Distributors, Inc. in Turlock, Calif. has closed this week, according to the Modesto Bee. The full-service lumberyard, door shop and hardware announced the closing on its Facebook page. Customers chimed … Read More

Millennials Wanted: Attracting the Next Generation

2 years ago

Ask any LBM dealer what keeps him or her up at night and the topic of hiring and retaining quality employees likely ranks high on the list. As the staff … Read More

LBM Journal’s Top Stories of 2015

2 years ago

There were plenty of big stories in 2015, and in a recovering industry most of these were positive. The year saw a turnaround for many in the LBM industry as dealers across … Read More

New Owners for Ross Lumber

2 years ago

An iconic Houston, Mo. business has changed hands. Ross Lumber, owned and operated by the Ross family for more than 80 years has been sold to Jimmy and Alicia Swindell, … Read More

Connecticut Store Leaving Lumber Business

2 years ago

H.H. Taylor & Son is scaling back its offerings at the end of the month. The hardware store and lumberyard that has been a mainstay in New Milford, Conn. will … Read More

Jeld-Wen Names New President and CEO

2 years ago

Jeld-Wen Inc., will have a new leader by the end of the month. Mark Beck, is the new president and CEO, the Charlotte Business Journal reports. Beck, who comes from … Read More

DEALER PROFILE: Power Townsend

2 years ago

The Helena, Montana LBM market might look a little crowded to an outsider. From his parking lot, Mike Wall, president at Power Townsend Company, can practically see two big box … Read More

Chicago-Area Family Lumberyard to Rebuild After Second Fire in 25 Years

2 years ago

A fire broke out at a Chicago-area lumberyard almost 25 years to the date of the last major fire at the yard. Firefighters responded to Harry’s Lumber Company in Norwood … Read More

DEALER PROFILE: Corning Building Company

2 years ago

A Fresh Look Steeped in History – Corning Building Company Finds a Market Right for Remodeling. A business owner whose company has been around for more than 50 years before … Read More

Jeld-Wen Buys Calif. Door Company

2 years ago

Charlotte, N.C. door manufacturer Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors has acquired LaCantina Doors, a California-based company that manufactures folding and multi-slide door systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “With the … Read More