Campbellsport (Wis.) Building Supply, ABC Supply, and Professional Builders Supply all made Inc. magazine's Inc. 5000 list.
John Mensinger, president of American Lumber in Modesto, Calif., spoke out about the now-approved 1% tax on lumber sales.
Chuck Post, manager of Blue Ridge Lumber, Hackettstown, N.J., won a trip to next year's Super Bowl in a sweepstakes organized by Therma-Tru.
Roger Leavitt, the owner of Marcus (Iowa) Lumber, died on August 11. He was 87 and owned the business for more than 60 years. In other news, Marcus employees biked across the state of Iowa to raise $3,800 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
National Lumber, a Mansfield, Mass.-based supplier,promoted Mike McDole to senior vice president of salesand Kim Pavao to vice president of sales.
Endicott (New York) Lumber and Box, based in Endicott, N.Y., recently celebrated 110 years in business.
Pepin Lumber, a supplier in Woonsocket, R.I., is celebrating its 65th year in business.
A photo featuring Ray Gaster, of Georgia's Gaster Lumber, and his now-famous banner criticizing president Obama, became so popular that he is now selling the banners and bumper stickers through www.gasterbanner.com.
McGee Lumber, a Charlotte, N.C., dealer served as the set for a Cinemax television show called “Banshee,” which is about an ex-con with martial arts skills hiding out in Amish Pennsylvania. The location was chosen because of its old, weathered wood buildings.
L&W Supply received the David Weekley Homes "Partners of Choice" Award for the sixth straight year.
Blue Ridge Lumber Co., a New Jersey dealer, has been recognized by the Community Builders and Remodelers Association of New Jersey at their annual Awards of Excellence banquet as the recipient of "The 2012 Best Company Showroom" for its new Kenvil, N.J., kitchen and design showroom.
Mid-Cape Home Centers, a South Dennis, Mass.-based supplier, announced it is now an authorized retailer of Marvin Windows and Doors. The authorization also includes Integrity Windows and Doors.
Butler County Lumber Co., a dealer in Hamilton, Ohio, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
Lumber Liquidators announced that its Floor Finder app is available for iPhone and iPad users. The app allows users to browse through more than 340 varieties of flooring.