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Photos: LBM Advantage Annual Meeting & Trade Show 2018

February 21, 2018

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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

True Value to members: Focus on local digital marketing

February 11, 2018

The message to member dealers at the True Value Spring Reunion in Washington, D.C. was clear. Cable TV advertising was going away, and will be replaced by local digital ad … Read More