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Home Depot, Menards Face Lawsuits Over Lumber Size Claims

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Two big box stores are being accused of deceptively advertising the size of 4×4 lumber, USA Today reports. Home Depot and Menards stores have been named in a lawsuit for … Read More

Conlon Named U.S. Director of Sales at Royal Building Products

2 days ago

WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO — Royal Building Products, a Westlake company, has announced that Bill Conlon is the new Director of Sales for its Exteriors Business in the United States. Conlon will … Read More

Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in May

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WASHINGTON — Existing-home sales rebounded in May following a notable decline in April, and low inventory levels helped propel the median sales price to a new high while pushing down … Read More

Nominate Your Entrepreneur of the Year

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LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize leaders from three companies of different sizes who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneurial company excels at identifying underserved—or … Read More

Metsä Wood launches ‘Open Source Wood’

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  Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood initiative is a call to action to architects, designers and engineers to join forces, share innovation and contribute knowledge about large-scale, modular wood construction. … Read More

Boise Cascade Celebrates 60 Years

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BOISE, Idaho – Boise Cascade Company is planning a year-long celebration of the May 1957 merger of Boise-Payette Lumber Company and Cascade Lumber Company and the creation of the name … Read More

NAHB: 10% of 2016 Single-Family Home Builds were Tear-Downs

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Roughly 10.2% of single-family homes started in 2016 qualify as tear-down starts, up from 7.7% in 2015, according to the latest estimates from NAHB.  As defined here, a tear-down start … Read More

CPG International Appoints Hendrickson as Board Chair

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SKOKIE, Ill. — CPG International, manufacturer of low maintenance, exterior building products such as AZEK and TimberTech, has announced the appointment of Gary Hendrickson, as Chairman of the Board. Hendrickson … Read More

Growing Demand and Tight Supply Fuel Housing Affordability Concerns

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A decade after the onset of the Great Recession, the national housing market has, by many measures, returned to normal, according to the latest State of the … Read More

Missouri Lumberyard Trial Reset

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A jury trial between two lumberyards in Missouri has a new pretrial date set for November. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that “in May 2016, Porters Building Centers Inc., based … Read More