Category : News

CoreLogic index shows projected 4.2% home price increase for 2018

January 2, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. — CoreLogic, a  global property information, analytics company has released its CoreLogic Home Price Index and HPI Forecast for November 2017, which shows home prices are up both … Read More

Henkel opens Application and Technology Center for OSI brand

December 22, 2017

Cleveland — Henkel Corporation has opened a new Application and Technology Center for its OSI brand. The new 11,400 square foot facility, designed to be a catalyst for the development … Read More

AZEK Building Products acquires parent of UltraLox, Harmony brands

December 21, 2017

SKOKIE, Ill.— AZEK Building Products, manufacturer of  AZEK and TimberTech brands, has acquired WES, LLC., a company that sells engineered railing systems and assembly machines under UltraLox, Harmony, and other … Read More

ProVia promotes Hershberger to VP of Customer Experience

December 19, 2017

SUGARCREEK, Ohio — ProVia has promoted Lonnie Hershberger to the newly created position of Vice President of Customer Experience. Hershberger will be responsible for leading the Customer Service, Installer Certification … Read More

Single-family starts rise in line with builder confidence

WASHINGTON — Nationwide housing starts rose 3.3% in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.297 million units after a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly released data … Read More

Builders confident as market primed to expand in 2018

December 18, 2017

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to a level of 74 in December on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index … Read More

Hines Supply celebrates 125th anniversary with history book

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — Hines Supply, a distributor of building materials in the Chicago area, has released a new book celebrating the company’s 125 years in business. “Hines Supply: The Extraordinary … Read More

Employee buys Nebraska lumberyard before it closes

December 14, 2017

An Overton, Neb. lumberyard employee decided to buy the business he worked for rather than see it close. S.A. Foster Lumber was in the liquidation process when the store’s assistant … Read More

ECi Software names Sam Miller Chief Revenue Officer

Fort Worth, Texas — ECi Software Solutions, an industry-specific information technology company, has announced that Sam Miller has been hired as Chief Revenue Officer. Miller will direct ECi’s worldwide sales … Read More

Busy Beaver to open five home improvement centers in 2018

December 12, 2017

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver plans to open five new home improvement centers throughout the tri-state region in 2018. Its Grove City, Penn. location is set to open in March … Read More