US LBM Buys Michigan Dealer
Keene Lumber of Muskegon becomes part of US LBM's Standard Supply unit
Indiana, Michigan LBM Groups Merge
Newly united Midwest Building Suppliers Association continues a trend
ABC Supply Acquires Midwestern Siding Distributor
Siding World operates 17 locations in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio
Consumers Confident in Housing Market
Consumers are more likely to buy a home as the economy and the housing market rebound.
Erb Lumber Co. Founder Dies
The former dealer donated millions to fund community development in Detroit
Dealers To Play Defense This Legislative Season
LBM dealer lobbyists expect to spend much of their time in early 2013 responding...
Masco's Net Income Shrinks 58% in 3Q
Masco Corp., the conglomerate that includes Delta faucets, Behr paints, and Kraftmaid cabinetry, reported its net income shrank 58% in the third quarter from the year-earlier period to total $15 million. Sales were virtually unchanged at $1.98 billion. Sales in the U.S. rose 4% but international sales fell 12%.
UFPI's 3Q Profit Slips as Net Sales Grow
Universal Forest Products Inc. net earnings fell 25.2% to $4.2 million in the third quarter from the year-earlier period even as sales climbed 13.7% to $533.4 million.