Category : News

Orgill dealers gather in Orlando for Spring Dealer Market

February 22, 2018

ORLANDO — Independent home improvement retailers from around the world gathered today for the first day of the Orgill Spring Dealer Market, which runs through Saturday at the Orange County … Read More

Photos: LBM Advantage Annual Meeting & Trade Show 2018

February 21, 2018


NADRA unveils Consumer Product Awareness Charter

The North American Deck and Railing Association has introduced a new Consumer Product Awareness Charter (CPAC). Announced in its monthly newsletter, the program is developed to allow industry leaders to help … Read More

MSLBMDA Annual Convention and Expo set for March 2

February 20, 2018

The Mountain States Lumber and Building Material Dealer Association’s annual Convention and Expo is Friday, March 2 in the Hilton-Doubletree Convention Center in Greenwood Village, Colo. This year’s event features … Read More

Masonite names new SVP of HR

TAMPA, Fla. — Masonite International Corporation has announced the appointment of Bob Paxton as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Paxton will be responsible for all human resource related activities at the company … Read More

LBM Advantage Annual Meeting & Trade Show underway in Florida

February 19, 2018

Under the theme, “Game On! What’s Your Next Move?”, LBM Advantage Executive Vice President, Paul Dean, brought members up-to-date on the co-op’s aggressive business and promotional activities. A key message … Read More

Housing production makes healthy gains to start new year

February 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — A surge in multifamily production pushed overall housing starts up 9.7% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.33 million units after an upwardly revised December … Read More

Builder confidence stays strong in February

February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged at a healthy 72 level in February on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market … Read More

BlueLinx Minneapolis to distribute Versatex

PITTSBURGH —Versatex Building Products has expanded its base of wholesale distributors by naming BlueLinx Minneapolis its latest full-line distributor. The BlueLinx parent organization sells a comprehensive range of building projects … Read More

Housing affordability remains flat in 2017

February 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — Data for all four quarters of 2017 show housing affordability remaining essentially flat throughout the year, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity … Read More