Category : News

Connecticut lumber dealers host legislative reception

April 19, 2018

              Hartford, Conn. — On Wednesday, April 18, the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut (LDAC) hosted more than 75 legislators and their staff during … Read More

Andersen Corporation appoints Zipfel as Chief Marketing Officer

BAYPORT, Minn. — Andersen Corporation has appointed Annie Zipfel Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective April 16. Zipfel is responsible for building Andersen’s brands, expanding the company’s customer … Read More

Report: Remodeling expected to remain strong and steady into 2019

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University reports positive signs of strong home remodeling through next year. According to the report, the robust pace of spending on home … Read More

Weyerhaeuser adds Owens Corning FOAMULAR XPS to select West Coast markets

April 18, 2018

Seattle — Weyerhaeuser Distribution will stock the full-line of the FOAMULAR XPS portfolio at its distribution centers in Denver, Salt Lake City, Albany, Ore., Boise, Idaho, and Tacoma, Wash. Owens … Read More

PrimeSource names new President and CEO

Irving, Texas — PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. has appointed of Tom Koos as its President and CEO. “We are very pleased to welcome Tom to PrimeSource,” said Brandon Crawley, Interim … Read More

Ryan promoted to Retail Store Manager at Ridgefield Supply

April 17, 2018

Ridgfield, Conn. — Linda Ryan was recently promoted to retail store manager at Ridgefield Supply Company. Ryan, a 15-year Ridgefield resident, earned a degree in construction management from the University … Read More

March housing starts rise 1.9% on multifamily surge

The National Association of Home Builders reports that gains in multifamily production pushed overall housing starts up 1.9% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million units, … Read More

Builder confidence drops a point but remains solid in April

April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 69 in April on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells … Read More

LBM Advantage hires Member Sales Manager for Western U.S.

New Windsor, N.Y. — LBM Advantage has hired Dan Ohmer as its newest Member Sales Manager. Ohmer’s extensive sales, negotiation and leadership skills will be of high value as he … Read More

APA’s 2018 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook now available

April 13, 2018

The APA – The Engineered Wood Association has released its 2018 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook. The yearbook includes an analysis of the U.S., Canadian, and global economies, focusing … Read More