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Unified Purchasing Group: Volume Discounts for Your Organization

Unified Purchasing Group UPG offers eligible members significant savings on essential products and services from the most respected brands. We bring together independent suppliers in the construction industry to leverage collective purchasing power to negotiate significant volume discounts with vendor partners such as Verizon Wireless, UniFirst, Staples and other well-known brands. UPG membership provides economies of scale that help your organization better manage supply and operating costs.

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Nail down your LTL shipping, faster, smarter, easier - with Freightview®.

freightview.com With Freightview's online freight management tool, you can turn hours of work into a few quick clicks. When you're shipping for construction, delivering materials on time is essential. Using Freightview means you can help your customers meet their deadlines - and get your job done faster - with a smarter way to ship. Using your carriers and your rates, Freightview's easy, online tool helps you compare quotes in minutes. Then book, track, and get performance stats on every shipment. Sign up today for your 30-day free trial at freightview.com.

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Structural Connectors, Fasteners, Shear Walls, Anchoring Solutions and Software....
From foundation to ridge, we've got it. MiTek brings a full range of connection solutions to your business that will help you improve framing speed, control material efficiencies and ensure your structure is code compliant. A division of MiTek, the Builder Products team proudly represents USP® Structural Connectors, Hardy Frame® Shear Wall System, Z4® Tie Down System and SAPPHIRE™ Software.

Learn more about our complete line of products at MitekBuilderProducts.com

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Kimberly Clark: Don't Just Wrap It, BLOCK-IT*

Kimberly Clark - Block-ItBuilders and contractors want to use BLOCK-IT* House Wrap because it utilizes patented technology that channels water away from the wall assembly and to the ground. BLOCK-IT* House Wrap has:

• Tear strength that is 35% stronger than the industry leader
• 98% Efficiency in Water Drainage
• Best-in-Class Moisture Vapor Transmission
• Leader in Air / Water Holdout with superior breathability
• 10-Year Limited Warranty
• Premium UV Performance for up to 6 months

Choose to stock Kimberly-Clark BLOCK-IT* House Wrap and increase customer satisfaction through premium attributes and mainline pricing.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES! 2017 LBM Journal Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

EOY CFE LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize leaders from three companies of different sizes who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneurial company excels at identifying underserved—or emerging—markets, satisfying customers, and constantly working to grow and improve its business.

We’ll recognize entrepreneurial LBM dealers in three revenue categories: under $10 million, $10-$50 million, and $50 million-plus. Winners will be profiled in the January 2017 issue of LBM Journal.

There is NO cost to enter. All entries/nominations must be received by November 1.

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Haas Door's 5200 & 2000 Series Garage Door

www.HaasDoor.com The recently-upgraded steel garage doors from Haas Door feature enhanced air infiltration seals designed to provide significant air tightness. Haas Doors are built to exceed American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) 90.1 standards when installed with a standard bottom seal and commonly available rigid/flexible vinyl door stop. The doors have a calculated R-value of 17.66 and a full thermal break in the construction of the 2″ thick doors.

The design is said to eliminate metal-to-metal contact and limit the transfer of temperature. Filled with dense CFC-free polyurethane foam insulation, the doors are manufactured with heavy gauge galvanized steel that incorporates the look of embossed wood grain.

Available in 18 color choices and a variety of size and panel options. 

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DENALI™ Power Flush Toilet by Mansfield Plumbing

DENALI Mansfield's new Power Flush Denali toilet is designed for single flush convenience and is said to be 20% more powerful than the highest MaP rating. The toilet comes as a SmartHeight™ ADA-compliant product, with an elongated front and easy-to-clean PuraClean™ glaze. The Denali is built to maximize energy by having water sit higher in its tank. During the flushing process, energy picks up as water moves through a 3″ flush valve to reach its highest velocity earlier in the flushing cycle. Available in white, Denali includes a two-bolt tank-to-bowl SmartFasten™ system developed to assure alignment and leak-proof connections. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty on vitreous china and a limited five-year warranty on tank trim.

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Bellaforté Roof Tiles from Davinci Roofscapes

www.davinciroofscapes.com Davinci Roofscapes' Bellaforté roofing tiles are built to be a durable and low maintenance way to achieve a natural hand-split cedar shake look with slanted sawn edges and staggered lengths. Bellaforté utilizes a proprietary VariBlend® technology to form varying shades from tile to tile, said to create an infinite number of color shades.

Each Bellaforté blend is formulated from different shake tones developed to create a natural variance in color designed to enhance a realistic appearance. Bellaforté roofing tiles are available in EcoBlend cool roof colors designed to help reduce heating and cooling costs and are ENERGY STAR® qualified.

The snap-fit tiles are created with a built-in rain gutter and are said to drastically improve wind performance. Available in 12″ wide at an average 1″ thickness reminiscent of jumbo shakes. 100% recyclable. 

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