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Housing starts hold ground in July

August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — Total housing starts inched up 0.9% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of … Read More

Builder confidence remains firm in August

August 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo … Read More

U.S. Lumber to acquire Canada’s Alexandria Moulding

U.S. Lumber Group, LLC and Alexandria Moulding have signed an agreement to acquire Alexandria Moulding. U.S. Lumber, based in Atlanta, is a two-step distributor of specialty building products in the Eastern … Read More

ABC Supply acquires Landis Supply

August 14, 2018

BELOIT, Wis. — Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Landis Supply, a distributor of exterior building materials, primarily roofing products, for professional contractors. Landis Supply has one … Read More

Sponsored: Sunroc seeks Purchasing Manager

August 9, 2018

Since 1938, Sunroc Building Materials (SBM) has been providing quality building and construction supplies to contractors, builders and homeowners throughout the Intermountain West, backed by outstanding customer service. At Sunroc … Read More

Boral consolidates composites, phasing out Tapco name

August 7, 2018

As part of its ongoing transition following last year’s acquisition of Headwaters Inc., Boral is consolidating its siding, trim, shutters, and accessories under a single division—Boral Building Products. The repositioning, … Read More

Bellas to retire from E.C. Barton & Co.

August 6, 2018

Jonesboro, Ark — Ron Bellas has announced his plans to retire at the closing of E.C. Barton & Company’s fiscal year in October. Bellas serves as Vice President of Store … Read More

L&W Supply Acquires Rose & Walker Supply in Indiana

CHICAGO — L&W Supply Corporation, a specialty distributor of drywall, ceiling systems, steel framing and other building materials used by commercial and residential contractors, has acquired Rose & Walker Supply, … Read More

Boise Cascade to distribute ThermalBuck in Northeast

NEW BETHLEHEM, Penn. — BRINC Building Products, Inc. has expanded ThermalBuck distribution in the Greater Northeastern U.S. through Boise Cascade, a wholesale distributor (and manufacturer) of building materials for more than … Read More

The Detering Company acquires Weatherford Door and Window Company

HOUSTON — The Detering Company, a building materials company specializing in millwork, doors, windows, cabinets, brick & stone has acquired the assets of Weatherford Door & Window Co., a Bryan, … Read More