LBM Journal

Photos: LMC Annual 2018

March 21, 2018

LMC dealers gathered in Tampa, Fla. for the group’s 2018 Annual Meeting. Educational opportunities for dealers ranged from staff motivation, digital marketing, credit card processing, kitchen and bath showrooms, and … Read More

Harvey Building Products names President and COO

WALTHAM, Mass. — Harvey Building Products has hired Nick Longman to the newly-created position of President and Chief Operating Officer. “Nick joins our team with an impressive 15-year record of … Read More

Simpson Strong-Tie partners with Hyphen Solutions for BIM technology

Pleasanton, Calif – Simpson Strong-Tie has announced a new software collaboration between CG Visions, a Simpson Strong-Tie company, and Hyphen Solutions, a cloud-based construction management software company, to offer integrated information … Read More

Harvey Building Products acquires Thermo-Tech Windows and Doors

March 19, 2018

WALTHAM, Mass. —  Harvey Building Products has acquired Thermo-Tech Windows and Doors LLC of Sauk Rapids, Minn. “Thermo-Tech is the ideal company for us to purchase to grow our business,” … Read More

Manufacturers Reserve Supply to distribute James Hardie products

IRVINGTON, N.J. — Manufacturers Reserve Supply (MRS), a wholesale building materials distributor servicing New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut, is now accepting orders for the full line of … Read More

L&W Supply acquires Wright Brothers Supply

CHICAGO – L&W Supply Corporation, a distributor of building materials and specialty products, has announced the acquisition of assets of Wright Brothers Supply. Wright Bros. operates three branches in Northern … Read More

True Value announces deal with Acon Investments

March 16, 2018

CHICAGO — True Value Company and ACON Investments, a diversified international private equity investment firm have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to accelerate True Value’s long-term … Read More

Multifamily drop pushes total housing starts down 7%

WASHINGTON — A decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 7% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units, according to newly released data … Read More

CAMO Screw Off! competition concludes at LBM Expo

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Otis Nelson of Modern Roofing & Siding in Ashland, Maine, is the Grand Prize winner at National Nail’s CAMO Screw Off! held at theNortheastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) LBM Expo … Read More

In Memoriam: Jim Stenerson

Jim Stenerson, of Stenerson Lumber, has died at age 87. He served the Moorhead, Minn.-based family business for 73 years, starting when he was just 14. Click here to read … Read More