LBM Journal

Employee buys Nebraska lumberyard before it closes

2 days ago

An Overton, Neb. lumberyard employee decided to buy the business he worked for rather than see it close. S.A. Foster Lumber was in the liquidation process when the store’s assistant … Read More

ECi Software names Sam Miller Chief Revenue Officer

2 days ago

Fort Worth, Texas — ECi Software Solutions, an industry-specific information technology company, has announced that Sam Miller has been hired as Chief Revenue Officer. Miller will direct ECi’s worldwide sales … Read More

Busy Beaver to open five home improvement centers in 2018

4 days ago

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver plans to open five new home improvement centers throughout the tri-state region in 2018. Its Grove City, Penn. location is set to open in March … Read More

In memoriam: Floyd Yoder

4 days ago

Floyd Yoder, founder of Yoder’s Building Supply in Fair Play, S.C., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at the age of 70. Lynn Schwarz of BMSA, sent the following message to … Read More

SC Railing rebrands as Trex Commercial Products

5 days ago

WINCHESTER, Va.— SC Railing, a manufacturer and supplier of custom architectural railings, has taken on a new name. The company, recently acquired by Trex Company, has been renamed Trex Commercial … Read More

Manufacturers Reserve Supply to carry James Hardie products

5 days ago

IRVINGTON, N.J. — Manufacturers Reserve Supply (MRS), a wholesale building materials distributor servicing New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut has formed a partnership with James Hardie Building Products … Read More

Eastern Metal Supply, Inc. acquires Enduris’ Endeck

1 week ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Eastern Metal Supply (EMS) has acquired Enduris’ Endeck Capped Cellular PVC product lines of deck, dock and fascia boards. EMS will continue to service all of Enduris’ … Read More

NAHB reviews impact of Canadian lumber duties on the U.S. economy in 2018

1 week ago

On Nov. 2, the Commerce Department announced its final decision to impose duties averaging 20.83 percent on Canadian softwood lumber shipments into the U.S. The impacts of these duties on … Read More

Weyerhaeuser Distribution adds Homasote 440 SoundBarrier products to four markets

1 week ago

Seattle— Weyerhaeuser Distribution has expanded its offering of Homasote 440 SoundBarrier panels to its distribution centers in Denver, Dallas, Houston, and Tacoma, Wash. The company has been distributing the sound-deadening … Read More

Remodeler Q&A: Dolores Davis

1 week ago

Q: What do you wish LBM suppliers understood about your business? A: The most important aspect of our business is that we are a design build company. We have an … Read More