Category : News

Missouri lumberyards settle marketing dispute

8 hours ago

Two lumberyards in Northwest Missouri have settled a marketing conspiracy dispute that was scheduled for a Dec. 4 jury trial, the St. Joseph News-Press reports. Porters Building Centers of Kearney, … Read More

Do it Best Corp. announces new merchandising divisional manager

2 days ago

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Do it Best Corp. has announced the promotion of David McDonald to Divisional Merchandise Manager. In his new role, McDonald will lead merchandise teams across several … Read More

Western Building Material Association names new officers

2 days ago

Trent Withers of Withers Lumber Company in Woodburn, Ore. was elected President of Western Building Material Association at its 115th Annual Convention and Building Products Showcase held November 7-9, 2017 … Read More

Riggs joins Lester Group as VP of Building Supply Division

2 days ago

The Lester Group, a diversified company with investments in forest products, building materials and real estate development with 11 locations in North Carolina has named Steve Riggs as the new … Read More

Housing starts rise in October

6 days ago

Total housing starts increased in October, with solid readings from the single-family sector, the National Association of Home Builders reports. Nationwide housing starts rose 13.7% in October to a seasonally … Read More

NLBMDA ‘extremely concerned’ with portions of House tax bill

6 days ago

Washington — The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) released the following statement regarding the House passage of major tax reform legislation. Today, the House of Representatives passed … Read More

BlueTarp Financial Q3 Building Supply Index reaches record high

6 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine — BlueTarp Financial, a credit management company for B2B suppliers, has released its Q3 2017 Building Supply Index. The Q3 2017 index value rose to 134.14 from 126.52 … Read More

Epicor launches updates to BisTrack Software

6 days ago

Epicor Software Corporation has announced general availability of two new Epicor BisTrack applications— Epicor BisTrack Price Checker and Epicor BisTrack Warehouse Management for Android devices—for users of the business management software … Read More

Builder confidence climbs to eight-month high in November

7 days ago

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing … Read More

Kodiak Building Partners acquires Arizona Wholesale Supply Company

7 days ago

Kodiak Building Partners has acquired Arizona Wholesale Supply Company (AWS), an appliance and flooring dealer that specializes in the support of residential contractors and their customers. AWS has three locations in … Read More