LBM Journal

Product Picks: October 2017

10 hours ago

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. GP ForceField™ Corner Seal Georgia-Pacific has added a new accessory to its ForceField air … Read More

Roseburg selling California timberlands

12 hours ago

Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg Resources Co. has entered an agreement to sell its California timberlands to a timberland investment vehicle managed by New Forests. The transaction includes 170,000 acres in northern … Read More

Five Questions With: Tom Zimmerman, Boral Light Building Products

13 hours ago

Tom Zimmerman is VP of Sales for Boral Light Building Products, which includes Siding, Trim, Shutters, and Accessories marketed nationally under Boral and The Tapco Group brands. He has spent … Read More

Remodeling index strong for Q3

14 hours ago

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter of 2017, up two points from the previous … Read More

NLBMDA honors Paul Hylbert with Chairman’s Award

1 day ago

PHOENIX — The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) honored Paul Hylbert with the Chairman’s Award for his contributions to the association and the lumber and building materials … Read More

Hurricanes slow September housing production nearly 5%

2 days ago

WASHINGTON — Nationwide housing starts fell 4.7% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.13 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing … Read More

Lierz named new NLBMDA Chair

2 days ago

Rick Lierz, President and CEO of Franklin Building Supply, was named Chair of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) at the ProDealer Summit Oct. 17 in Phoenix, … Read More

Mitch Cox joins Derby Building Products

2 days ago

QUEBEC CITY, QC – Derby Building Products, manufacturer of the Tando and Novik brands of exterior cladding products, has hired Mitch Cox as the Senior Vice President of Sales. In … Read More

Builder confidence rises in October

3 days ago

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose four points to a level of 68 in October on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing … Read More

MFM Building Products now employee-owned

3 days ago

Coshocton, Ohio – MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is now an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) … Read More