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GP Expands EWP Distribution Agreement With U.S. Lumber

U.S. Lumber expanded its distribution agreement with Georgia-Pacific, in which it will distribute the full line of the manufacturer's engineered wood products, to include most of the Southeast. The agreement will take effect on Nov. 1. Read more

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My Yardsticks: Scott Barnett, Newnan, Ga. My Yardsticks: Scott Barnett, Newnan, Ga.

Starting a lumberyard amid a housing downturn isn't easy, but Barnett has prevailed. Read more

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Drilling for Dollars: Pennsylvania Dealers Seek Way In To Gas Boom Drilling for Dollars: Pennsylvania Dealers Seek Way In To Gas Boom

As gas companies explore the Marcellus Shale region, local dealers are working to tap into potential revenues. Read more

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Hiring? Consider Options Besides Full-Timers Hiring? Consider Options Besides Full-Timers

Temps, '1099' contract workers, part-timers and outsourcing firms all might be better. Read more

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Past Decisions Hurt Dealers Today as They Seek New Execs Past Decisions Hurt Dealers Today as They Seek New Execs

Layoffs during the downturn thinned the ranks, soured young people to an LBM career. Read more

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