December 28:

December 21:

  • Gary Campbell, longtime president of VNS, which is now part of BMC, is retiring as of the end of the 2016.
  • Sto Corp. named Paul B. Bieber as its vice president of Sales.
  • OrePac Building Products will expand its distribution of DuPont Tyvek Weatherization products throughout the Hawaiian islands, Montana, northern Wyoming, and the western regions of North Dakota and South Dakota.

December 19:

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December 7:

  • Tracey Belcourt has been named Fortune Brands Home & Security's vice president of global growth and development.
  • Tom B. Highley has been named CEO of Novo Building Products, which was previously known as Tenon Holdings' shares in NACS USA, Inc. and is owned by Blue Wolf. He previously served as president and CEO of Guardian Building Products.
  • ACS Marketing will now represent Geberit plumbing products in the Southern California, Arizona, and Las Vegas markets.
  • Martin Siwy has been named vice president of marketing for ThermaSol. Ryan Paul will become ThermaSol's vice president of sales.
  • HPM Building Supply, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, is celebrating its 95th anniversary. More.
  • Tommy Saunders has been named manager of McCoy's Building Supply's Beeville, Texas, location. McCoy's also named Sal Lopez manager at its Kingsville, Texas, location.

December 5:

  • Buyers Products named Shawn Kennedy as its national accounts manager.
  • U.S. LBM named Patrick McGuiness its new executive vice president and CFO. More.
  • Cleary Millwork will acquire Wholesale Doors on Jan. 3, 2017. More.
  • Professional Builders Supply was recently ranked as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the Triangle Business Journal. This marks the 10th time the company has received the award, including a #2 ranking in 2006 and a #1 ranking in 2013.

November 30:

November 23:

  • Tavi Rendon has been named chief culture officer of Superior Plastic Products and its affiliates.
  • Pella has promoted four new vice presidents: Cole Adrian is divisional VP of luxury; Matt Poulter is divisional VP of direct sales; Ben Cox is divisional VP of sales subsidiaries; and Bill DeMeulenaere is vice president.
  • GMS announced an amendment to its ABL Credit agreement that will wxpand the ABL to $345 million and lower the applicable rate per annum to 0.25%. More.
  • The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors' NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence has released its 11th Edition of its Leading Industry Trends Report.
  • Hardwoods Specialty Products US - LP has been named the exclusive VIVA distributor in California and Arizona.
  • The Building Material Suppliers Association has a new location at 3029 Senna Drive, Matthews, N.C. 28105. Phone is 704-376-1503.
  • Cory Elmore has been named manager of McCoy's Building Supply's New Braunfels, Texas, location.


November 21:

November 16:


November 14:

  • Richard N. Biewer, president of Biewer Lumber, passed away.
  • Deceuninck North America named Dave Pirwitz its new sales manager of the Northwest region and appointed Scott Ricke as its customer experience manager.
  • McCoy's Building Supply named Rey Moreno the manager of its Odessa, Texas, location.
  • Fein US named Attila Madarasz as its new president and CEO.

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October 31:

  • Boise Cascade will distribute Boral Versetta Stone at five new facilities: Boise, Idaho; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Grand Junction, Colo.; Salt Lake City; and Spokane, Wash.

October 26:

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October 19:

October 17:

  • Barbara Douglas, executive vice president of the Lumbermen’s Association of Texas and Louisiana, will retire on June 30, 2017, after spending more than 30 years with the regional LBM group.
  • Weyerhaeuser has moved its headquarters to downtown Seattle after spending decades at its campus in Federal Way, Wash. Story
  • Cambria named Tripp Parker its new senior vice president and senior director of its North American Sales Division.
  • Mark Lipsius will oversee Chelsea Building Products' Everlast Advanced composite siding business.

October 12:

October 10:

  • Workers at Metropolitan Lumber's Jamaica location in New York, N.Y. held a rally outside the yard to get the company to improve its safety. More.
  • Vermont Retail Lumber Dealers Association named Joe Miles, president of r.k. MILES, Inc., Manchester, Vt., its 2016 Lumber Person of the Year.
  • GMS named Alan Adams its vice president and chief information officer.
  • Tamko expanded its line of Envision decking by introducing the colored Envision Expressions boards.
  • Deckorators released a tablet version of its Deck Visualizer app. It also released its Vault composite decking in a Hickory color.

October 5:

  • Thompson Mahogany named Rob Nienaber Lumber Division general manager and James Larkey Decking Division general manager.
  • BlueLinx named Shannon Lowe general manager of its Chicago location. Lynn Noesser will become general manager of BlueLinx’s Dallas/Ft. Worth and El Paso locations.
  • Saberis launched its new SaberisConnect, a cloud-based system that allows users to integrate vendor quotation/order systems with POS/ERP systems.
  • National Nail named Greg Palmer its marketing director.
  • Kingspan launched its Kooltherm rigid thermoset insulation in the U.S.
  • UFPD, a division of Universal Forest Products, will now distributed TYTAN professional brand of foams, sealants, and adhesives.
  • Weyerhaeuser will distribute ClipStone mortarless stone veneer products at its Atlanda, Ga., and Jacksonville, Fla. locations.
  • ABC Supply has named 25 new managing partners. See the list.

October 3:

Q3 2016 dealer, distributor, and manufacturer news.