LBM Journal

True Value announces deal with Acon Investments

March 16, 2018

CHICAGO — True Value Company and ACON Investments, a diversified international private equity investment firm have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to accelerate True Value’s long-term … Read More

Multifamily drop pushes total housing starts down 7%

WASHINGTON — A decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 7% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units, according to newly released data … Read More

CAMO Screw Off! competition concludes at LBM Expo

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Otis Nelson of Modern Roofing & Siding in Ashland, Maine, is the Grand Prize winner at National Nail’s CAMO Screw Off! held at theNortheastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) LBM Expo … Read More

In Memoriam: Jim Stenerson

Jim Stenerson, of Stenerson Lumber, has died at age 87. He served the Moorhead, Minn.-based family business for 73 years, starting when he was just 14. Click here to read … Read More

Builder confidence remains strong in March

March 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 70 in March from a downwardly revised February reading on the … Read More

Boise Cascade purchases Lumberman’s Wholesale Distributors

March 14, 2018

BOISE, Idaho – Boise Cascade Company has announced an agreement to acquire Lumberman’s Wholesale Distributors, a distributor of engineered wood products, commodity lumber items, and specialty building materials in Nashville, … Read More

Walshak appointed Marketing Manager at McCoy’s Building Supply

McCoy’s Building Supply has announced the promotion of Jessica Walshak to Marketing Manager. Walshak, a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Communication, began her McCoy’s career in … Read More

In Memoriam: Joe Orgill III

March 13, 2018

MEMPHIS – Orgill, Inc. has announced the passing of its former President and Chairman, Joseph “Joe” Orgill III. Though he had not been active in Orgill’s day-to-day management for a … Read More

Hardwoods Specialty Products relocates Phoenix facility

Langley, B.C. — Hardwoods Specialty Products has relocated its distribution operations to a larger facility in Phoenix. Robust growth in the Arizona market coupled with a broadened product offering was … Read More

BlueLinx to acquire Cedar Creek in $413 million deal

March 12, 2018

ATLANTA and OKLAHOMA CITY — BlueLinx, a distributor of building and industrial products in the U.S., has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cedar Creek, a building products wholesale … Read More