Andy Carlo

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Pump Up the Volume Pump Up the Volume

There's a lot more involved in selling a new product than just rolling up to a jobsite and pitching the latest LBM snake oil. Read more

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Chris Costello Chris Costello

Just over two years ago, Chris Costello left his position as vice president of a Gloucester, Mass., building material dealer and purchased Timberline Enterprises, a small lumberyard nearby that was flying under the radar. Read more

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Waking the Deadbeat Waking the Deadbeat

Reminder stickers. Wrap-around agreements. Extra-early lien notices. Complaints to licensing boards. Even a round of golf. Building material dealers nationwide employ a wide variety of techniques to make certain they get paid, notwihstanding today's housing slump. Read more

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Massachusetts Dealer Goes Solar Massachusetts Dealer Goes Solar

Dartmouth Building Supply (DBS) of North Dartmouth, Mass., has completed one of the region's largest private solar energy projects. Read more

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Cedar Creek Acquires Alamo Forest Products Locations

A little over a week after announcing it had been acquired by a Boston-based private equity firm, Cedar Creek said it has purchased Alamo Forest Products wholesale distribution locations in San, Antonio, Houston, and Harlingen, Texas. Read more

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