March 30:

  • Lendlease has announced the opening of a new Candlewood Suites that was completely constructed using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). Read more here.

March 28:

  • Funeral services are planned for Monday, March 28, for Robert Dale Knudson of Knudson Lumber, Ellensburg, Wash. Knudson died on March 20. Read more here.
  • Jessie Sievers has been named Executive Recruiter of Misura Group.
  • APA will be hosting a weekly, free webinar called “Back to Basics.” The webinar begins April 8 and will cover topics such as I-joists, Rim Board®, laminated veneer lumber, and glulam. Read more and register here.
  • Rick Renshaw has been named general manager of the North Carolina division of Snavely Forest Products.
  • Jackson Lumber and Millwork has celebrated its 70th anniversary.

March 23:

March 21:

  • Mary’s River Lumber Co will be closing its sawmill and finishing plants this year. Read more here.
  • Octavio Quezada has been named store manager of McCoy’s Building Supply’s Manchaca, Texas location. Read more here.
  • Boise Cascade Company has received antitrust clearance by the U.S. Department of Justice to acquire Georgia-Pacific’s engineered lumber production facilities in Thorsby, Ala. and Roxboro, N.C.
  • Weyerhaeuser has announced it will distribute TruGuard Siding in its Boise, Idaho and Phoenix, Ariz. markets.
  • ABC Supply has named Chris Hardman manager of its Davisville, W.V., location; the company also named Dustin Davis branch manager at its Montgomery, Ala. Location.
  • Rockfon has broken ground at its first acoustic ceiling panel manufacturing facility in North America. Read more here.
  • Alan Cross has been named senior VP of North America at Kerridge Commercial Systems.

March 16:

  • CertainTeed has announced its NorthGate SBS-modified asphalt shingle will now be available in North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and select areas of Nebraska, Michigan and Ontario.
  • Wausau Supply Company of Schofield, Wisc., has become a distributor for ClipStone Mortarless Stone Veneer.
  • Mark DeMarco has been added to Russin Lumber’s sales team and will cover southern New Jersey and Delaware.
  • Richard “Dick” McCoy, owner of several Do It Best stores in Southeastern Ohio, has passed away.

March 14:

  • ABC Supply has named John Askin, Jr. manager of the company’s Lakewood, NJ location.
  • House-Hasson has named Steve Henry senior VP and a member of House-Hasson’s board of directors; Patrick McCutcheon has been named regional manager to VP sales; and Jayson Monroe has been named merchandising manager to VP merchandising. Read more here.

March 9:

March 7:

  • Diane Hendricks, co-founder of ABC Supply, has made it on the 2016 Forbes Billionaires List. Read more here.
  • Brian Sento has become vice president for Carter Lumber’s Atlantic Coast market.
  • Mike Holmes has teamed up with Simpson Strong-Tie for a deck safety campaign. Read more here.
  • Hanwha Surfaces will be expanding its reach in Ohio, Michigan, and New England with new facilities in Springfield, Mass., and Ohio.
  • Chantal D. Veevaeteand Michael J. Keough have been appointed to Continental Building Products' Board of Directors. Read more here.

March 2:

  • OpenGate Capital has announced it will acquire the Window and Door division of Royal Building Products. Read more here.
  • JELD-WEN has partnered with US Lumber to bring JELD-WEN doors to the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Alex Rozumovich has been named vice president of Kett Tool.
  • Builders FirstSource announced a private swap of debt notes that will cut the company’s long-term debt by $3.8 million and reduce annual cash interest payments by $2.3 million. It was the second such swap the company had made in February. Read more here.
  • Snavely Forest Products has named Clark Spitzer as chief operating officer; John DiGnazio as vice president; and Mike Gaydos as human resource director. Read more here.
  • Snavely Forest Products has named Bill Georgelis its new senior sales and marketing manager.
  • Frank Kicklighter has been named VP and global head of Wood Protection at Lonza.
  • Kent Gray has been named head of Arch Wood Protection, Americas at Lonza

February 29:

February 24:

February 22:

February 17:

  • Brock Associates will source stainless steel design for roofing and roll-forming from Roofinox America.
  • Eric Anderson has been named Atlanta market regional sales manager for Builders FirstSource. Previously he held a similar position at ProBuild, which last year merged with BFS.
  • Dale Carlson has been named Vice President of operations at US LBM. He also remains president of Lyman Lumber.
  • TW Perry will move from its location on Connecticut Ave in Silver Spring, Md. to Brookville Rd. in Silver Spring, Md.
  • The Softwood Lumber Board’sWood, Naturally” campaign has created a poster showing which preserved wood types to use on various projects around the house. The poster also is distributed by the Southern Forest Products Association. Download it here.
  • American Cedar and Millwork reopened its newly renovated Lewes showroom. Read more here.
  • Parksite will distribute DuPont Corian and DuPont Zodiaq to Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Islands, Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts beginning April 1.
  • Trex will be available in eastern Missouri as a result of Amerhart’s expansion into the market with its acquisition of St. Louis-based Lumberyard Supply Co.
  • Beacon Roofing Supply has registered with the SEC to sell $300 million worth of 6.375% senior notes due in 2023. They replace similar debt notes that already have been issued. Details

February 15:

February 10:

February 8:

February 3:

  • has acquired The Freedonia Group.
  • Clarion Industries, a manufacturer of fiberboard and of laminate flooring products, was sold to Kronospan. The news was announced by Lincoln International, which represented Clarion in the deal.
  • Stanley Bastek has been promoted to director of marketing and sales development for the shingles and underlayment division of Atlas Roofing.
  • BMC’s board of directors has approved a pay raise for president and CEO Peter Alexander to $750,000 annually.
  • OrePac Building Products has acquired Bridger Forest Products.
  • Zuern Building Products has won the 2016 Wisconsin Lumber Dealers Association Lumber Dealer of the Year Award.
  • Matt Cooper has been named VP of ABC Supply’s West Region.
  • John Simonelli has been named VP of Strategic Initiatives for ABC Supply.
  • 3M completed the sale of its pressurized polyurethane foam adhesives business--including a two-component roof tile adhesive used to attach concrete or clay roof tile--to a private equity group. Read more here.
  • Installed Building Products bought Marshall Insulation, a vendor of commercial insulation serving the Phoenix market. Read more here.
  • BlueLinx reached a deal with its existing real estate lenders to extend its $159.8 million real estate loan for three years. The company also said it will work regain compliance with a New York Stock Exchange requirement that it maintain over time an average global market capitalization and stockholders’ equity total topping $50 million. Read more here.
  • The American Wood Council has developed both manuals and a website about fire prevention and reducing fire loss on job sites. Read more here.

February 1:

  • Red Horse USA has won NAHB’s “Most Innovative Building Product” and “Best in Show” for its WINBAG product.
  • Donna Cramsie has been named Panel Department Manager at LBM Advantage.
  • Greg Hartmann has been named General Manager of National Nail's Northeast Business Unit.

January 27:

  • The Hendricks Family Foundation has donated $3 million towards a new heart hospital in Beloit, Wis. Read more here.
  • McKinley Building has moved to a new location in Wilmington, NC. Read more here.
  • BMC Stock Holdings Divisional Sales Director Paul Evans has been named NAHB’s 2015 Educator of the Year. Read more here.
  • Sierra Pacific has closed its Arcata, Calif. sawmill. Read more here.
  • The American Wood Council has released its Guides to Wood Construction in High Wind Areas. Read more here.
  • Mike Bugbee, Senior VP of Integrated Component Systems at Simpson Strong-Tie, has announced his retirement.
  • Scott Zuehlke has been named Quanex’s VP, Investor Relations and Treasurer. Read more here.
  • Do It Best has named Cindy Hixson Merchandise Manager for Home and Hardware and has named Jenna Post Merchandise Manager for Store & Office Supplies, Food & Snacks, and Toys & Games. Read more here.

January 25:

January 20:

  • MoistureShield has introduced a new stocking dealer rebate program. Read more here.
  • MFM Building Products has released its 2016 Weather Proofing and Sealing Systems brochure. 
  • Rockfon has worked with Cushing, Okla. school district to create new ceilings for middle and high school field houses. 
  • Consolidated Lumber Company has gotten a $15 million loan from US Bank to support its growth. 
  • Greg Koch has been named VP of Sales and Marketing at Deceuninck North America.
  • Wolf has announced a realignment and expansion of its sales team. Read more here.
  • Andrew Hess has been promoted to VP, Entry Door Division  at Lumberman's Inc

January 18:

January 13:

January 11:

January 6:

  • Brad Roberts has been named manager at ABC Supply in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Todd Bardell has been named manager at ABC Supply in Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Matt Wentzel has been named manager at ABC Supply in Davenport, Iowa.
  • Danfoss has appointed Miha Kavcic as head of sales and business development in North America.
  • Huttig is now the exclusive distributor of Maibec cedar siding and shingles.
  • R. Doyle Spangler, former manager of Cellar Lumber in Circleville, Ohio, has died.
  • Bryan Kujawa has been named national sales manager of Kolbe Windows and Doors.
  • MiTek has appointed Brent Kreutzer as product manager and Patrick O'Malley as director of national builder accounts and supply chain.