Category : News

Builder confidence drops as hurricanes add uncertainty

1 month ago

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell three points to a level of 64 in September from a downwardly revised August reading of 67 on … Read More

New CFO at Digger Specialties

1 month ago

Bremen, Ind. —Digger Specialties, Inc., has announced the promotion of Tim Stichter to the position of Chief Financial Officer. As CFO at DSI Stichter will oversee all fiscal operations of … Read More

Murphy named Maine Lumber Person of the Year

1 month ago

The Retail Lumber Dealers Association of Maine (RLDAM) have honored Jim Murphy of Riverside Millwork Center in Auburn, Maine, as 2017 Lumber Person of the Year. This award recognizes an … Read More

Meek’s announces new corporate CEO

1 month ago

The two branches of Meek’s Lumber Company are now united under one CEO. Meek’s, a 2017 LBM Journal Entrepreneur of the Year, and one of the largest, privately-owned independent lumber and … Read More

Softwood lumber, OSB lead August price increases

1 month ago

NAHB reports that the prices of softwood lumber, OSB, and ready-mix concrete increased by 2.5%, 2.9%, and 0.5%, respectively, in August according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) release by the … Read More

Dancik and Mincron rebrand as Kerridge Commercial Systems

1 month ago

CARY, N.C. —Kerridge Commercial Systems, provider of integrated software solutions focused on servicing the building materials, lumber, floor coverings, electrical and plumbing distribution, wholesale and retail markets, has announced that … Read More

Fourth year in row: Hancock Lumber named Best Place to Work in Maine

1 month ago

Casco, Maine — For the fourth year in a row, Hancock Lumber has been named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine. In a press release announcing … Read More

ECi Software names new Senior VP of Global Customer Experience

1 month ago

Fort Worth, Texas — ECi Software Solutions has announced that David Collyer has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Customer Experience. Collyer will direct customer services, including … Read More

Georgia-Pacific to build lumber production facility in Talladega

1 month ago

ATLANTA — Georgia-Pacific has announced a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. Construction on the $100 million, 300,000-square-foot, technologically advanced plant is scheduled to begin immediately with an anticipated startup in … Read More

High consumer confidence drives BlueTarp Financial’s Q2 Building Supply Index

1 month ago

PORTLAND, Maine — BlueTarp Financial, a credit management company for B2B suppliers, has released its Q2 2017 Building Supply Index. The Q2 2017 index value rose to 131.04 from 119.98 in … Read More