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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.