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LBM Journal

Versatex & Aqua-DIY Team up to Solve the Color-on-PVC Challenge

July 19, 2018

In a collaboration between Versatex Building Products LLC and Aqua-DIY, contractors and fabricators may now apply any color—even realistic woodgrain patterns—to standard white PVC components such as trimboards and mouldings.

DynaGrip Heavy Duty Max adhesive now available in 28 oz tube

DAP’s DynaGrip Heavy Duty Max premium hybrid adhesive is now available in 28 oz. tubes in addition to the standard 9 oz. tube. DynaGrip Heavy Duty Max, is said to … Read More

Bosch announces new 12V planer

The Bosch GHO12V-08 12V Max Planer is said to be designed for powerful, balanced operation in a compact design. It offers long runtime and fast planing up to 14,500 rpm. … Read More

NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem merge

NCI Building Systems, Inc. a manufacturer of exterior building products for commercial construction, and Ply Gem Parent, LLC, a manufacturer of exterior building products for residential construction, announced that they … Read More

Remodeling confidence increases despite rising costs

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 58 in the second quarter of 2018, up one point from the previous … Read More

Housing starts fall 12.3% as tariffs draw increased concern 

July 18, 2018

  WASHINGTON — Total housing starts fell 12.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of … Read More

Buffington to head Roseburg’s industrial products

July 17, 2018

Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Jim Buffington, Industrial Products Business Director, will assume full responsibility for the industrial products business, with accountability for the sales, marketing … Read More

ABC Supply acquires Alliance Wholesale Supply

BELOIT, Wis. — Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Alliance Wholesale Supply, a distributor of roofing and other exterior building materials, which was founded in 2000. The … Read More

NAHB: Single-family production will continue to gain in 2019

Speaking before the National Association of Counties Annual Conference & Exposition in Nashville on July 15, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz said that the housing recovery will continue to move forward but … Read More

ABC Supply opens second Delaware branch

BELOIT, Wis. — ABC Supply Co. Inc., has opened a new branch in Milton, Del. ABC Supply’s other Delaware branch is located in Stanton. D’Mitri Copeland, the new Branch Manager, began his … Read More