Category : News

Barbato joins E.C. Barton & Company as VP

April 2, 2018

JONESBORO, Ark.— Cullen Barbato has joined home improvement retailer E.C. Barton & Company as Vice President of Marketing, Real Estate and IT. Barbato assumes the newly-created position at the Jonesboro-based … Read More

Millennials leading growth of new home buyers

WASHINGTON — As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, the NAHB says that recent data from the Census Bureau confirms that millennials are increasingly entering the housing … Read More

NLBMDA announces support of temporary guest worker program

March 30, 2018

Washington, DC – The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has announced its support of a robust temporary guest worker program to recruit legal, foreign-born individuals when there is a shortage … Read More

Simpson Strong-Tie acquires LotSpec app suite

March 29, 2018

Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie has acquired LotSpec, a suite of software applications designed to optimize efficiency and productivity for production homebuilders’ needs around construction document and option management solutions. This strategic … Read More

Sponsored: A Northern California winery enhances guest experience with natural redwood

March 28, 2018

 An organic winery and sustainable redwood are perfectly paired in Northern California wine country. Jeriko Estate Resort and Winery in Hopland, California is a certified organic winery with a unique … Read More

Dealers Choice to distribute TAMKO’s Envision decking in Atlanta

JOPLIN, Mo. — TAMKO Building Products has announced a new agreement with Dealers Choice to distribute Envision composite decking in the Atlanta area. “Dealers Choice is excited to partner with TAMKO … Read More

NLBMDA opposes steel tariffs

WASHINGTON —  The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has voiced its opposition to the recently enacted tariffs on imported steel by the Trump Administration. NLBMDA opposes tariffs on steel … Read More

NLBMDA’s 2018 Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference recap

March 27, 2018

NLBMDA’s Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference kicked off Monday, March 19. The annual event focuses on bringing lumberyard owners and industry service providers to Washington D.C. to raise their collective … Read More

February new home sales flat

March 26, 2018

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes remained virtually unchanged, inching down 0.6% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 618,000 units after upward revisions to the … Read More

Parksite to offer Versetta Stone through New Jersey location

March 22, 2018

Wholesale distributor Parksite has added Versetta Stone mortarless stone veneer to its North Brunswick, N.J., location, offering coverage throughout New Jersey, up into the Hudson Valley and Long Island in … Read More