June 2006 Table of Contents

Standing Tall Standing Tall

Based in Fair Lawn, N.J., and doing business since 1912, Kuiken Bros. is also no stranger to the lucrative remodeling market in the northern half of the Garden State. The dealer hopes to further establish itself with the opening of KB Concepts, the company's first stand-alone showroom venture. Read more

Hiring for Families Perfect Match Hiring for Families

Interacting with employee's families shouldn't just stop with the hiring process. The whole-family approach fosters employee loyalty and employee excellence. Read more

Hiring for Keeps Perfect Match Hiring for Keeps

In an industry stocked with family-owned businesses, engendering that feeling of inclusiveness among the team is crucial to retaining good employees over the long run. Read more

Hiring for Growth Perfect Match Hiring for Growth

While the importance of human resources often can be overlooked in the lumber and building materials industry, Blake Wagster's story illustrates how 84 Lumber's fast-track program to identify, educate, and promote talented workers from within has helped the firm stay on top of its phenomenal growth. Read more

Progressive Push Progressive Push

2005 Mills implemented Progressive Solutions' bisTrack software, a Windows-based business management suite that's tailored to track and analyze processes in the lumber and building materials industry, can help you get on top of your business. Read more

Summer's Hottest Sequel Summer's Hottest Sequel

is a video training program that follows 1999's hugely successful, award-winning Read more

On the Defensive Delivery and Fleet Safety Video Tech Trends Yard Notables On the Defensive

Pro dealers are finding that most driver accidents and injuries are mostly preventable through continuous monitoring and training that extends to material handling. Read more

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