Category : Dealer Profile

PROFILE: Midwestern Values, Southern Hospitality

1 year ago

  When Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Naples Lumber & Supply in mid-July, he made sure to mention that the state’s unemployment rate was at an eight-year low at just … Read More

PROFILE: Holmes Building Materials

1 year ago

When LBM dealers talk about expansion, often the conversation centers around buying out a nearby competitor or building a brand new store to add to an established chain of lumberyards. … Read More

PROFILE: Old Monroe Lumber

1 year ago

Ours is an industry in which a lot of lumberyard owners share the pride of multi-generation family ownership. It is often more common to hear about a third-generation family business … Read More

PROFILE: Dr. Ike’s Home Centers

1 year ago

Each day about 12,000 semi-trucks travel through the border town of Laredo, Texas. On any given day these trucks can be seen hauling anything from fresh strawberries to farm tractors. … Read More

Small Towns, Big Growth: Lockridge, Inc.

1 year ago

A consistent trait of any successful businessperson’s story is the ability to be able to adapt to your customers’ needs. That’s how Lockridge, Inc. grew from a small farm and … Read More

Growing Upscale: Associated Building Supply, Inc. builds on California luxury

2 years ago

In markets like the California coastline regions of San Francisco and San Diego, where new home builds are priced well into the millions, it pays to be an expert in … Read More

Chic Lumber: Building a Community

2 years ago

Today’s successful LBM dealers have found that establishing a community connection really distinguishes them from the competition, but Chic Lumber of Missouri has taken their community involvement to a whole … Read More

ENTREPRENEURS OF THE YEAR: 2016

2 years ago

LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize three companies of different sizes who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneur isn’t necessarily a new business. Instead, it … 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

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