Category : News

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

Allura re-opens Terre Haute plant

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Allura has re-opened its 438,000-square-foot plant in Terre Haute, Indiana where exterior siding, trim, soffit and shakes are manufactured for new homes across the midwest. Situated on … Read More

Friedman’s Home Improvement VP retiring after 42 years with company

April 11, 2018

Tony Corsberg, VP of Merchandising at Friedman’s Home Improvement, has announced he will retire at the end of June. Corsberg has been with the Petaluma, Calif.-based retailer for more than … Read More

Kodiak acquires Specialty Appliance

Kodiak Building Partners has acquired substantially all the operating assets of Specialty Appliance, LLC, as of April 4. Specialty Appliance is a high-service regional appliance dealer that specializes in the support … Read More

Son of Wisconsin builder opens lumberyard

April 9, 2018

An Ellsworth, Wisconsin man is opening a lumberyard in the location where his father operated as a builder. Blake Brenner told the River Falls Journal that his experience working construction … Read More

L&W Supply acquires Ace Supply Inc.

CHICAGO — L&W Supply Corporation, a leading distributor of top quality building materials and specialty products in the United States, announced today the acquisition of assets of Ace Supply Inc. … Read More

84 Lumber names store co-manager Rookie of the Year

April 2, 2018

EIGHTY FOUR, Penn. —  84 Lumber has named Mike Kamouyerou, Co-Manager of 84 Lumber’s store in Greenville, S.C. store as its Rookie of the Year for 2017. “We started this program … Read More

Do it Best Corp. Announces Retirement of Vice President of IT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Do it Best Corp. has announced the retirement of Vice President of Information Technology Mike Altendorf, capping a career of more than 30 years in the … Read More