Alaska

For This Dealer, Winter Begins in September
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For This Dealer, Winter Begins in September

That's why Uresco, a big supplier to Alaska, is so busy now More

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Top LBM Execs Reveal Weaknesses, Strategies at ProSales 100 Conference

ProBuild, BFS, US LBM, Carter, Golden State leaders share the dais. More

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ProBuild CEO: We've Become More Flexible Yet More Consistent

Eighteen months of customer soundings and self-examination have given ProBuild a clear vision of what it should become, the company's CEO tells PROSALES in an exclusive interview. Rob Marchbank says the result is more a refinement than an overhaul, but one that helps the company move from its patchwork past to a more flexible, yet still unified future. More

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Taking the High Road Taking the High Road

Dealers are revisiting their drug policies in the wake of marijuana legalization in some states. More

My Yardsticks: Bill Mackie, Ketchikan, Alaska
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My Yardsticks: Bill Mackie, Ketchikan, Alaska

Imagine running a lumberyard where the supplies come in by barge and it runs two... More

How To Make the Most of Social Media
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How To Make the Most of Social Media

Some dealers and other LBM figures have found social media is a good way to build... More

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Huttig To Close Anchorage Branch

Huttig Building Products revealed it will close its Anchorage, Alaska, branch in the fourth quarter of 2009 as part of its ongoing effort to adjust to the housing downturn. Since mid-2006, the St. Louis-based building products distributor has closed, consolidated or sold 20 distribution centers, leaving it with approximately 27, and has reduced its workforce by more than half, to 1,000 employees. The Anchorage facility would be the third it will have shuttered since Jan. 1. More

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Cause for Celebration
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Cause for Celebration

Every July, about 400 fishermen launch their boats at dawn onto the Kenai River in... More

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NLBMDA Presents Second Annual Safety Awards

NLBMDA is proud to announce the winners of our second annual Safety Awards. More

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