Alternative Materials

The Next Big Thing Isn't a Gadget
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The Next Big Thing Isn't a Gadget

HIVE speaker Blaine Brownell explains where the future of residential building is... More

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Tanzanian Start-Up Makes Eco-Friendly Plastic Lumber

EcoAct recycles plastic to make an affordable building material More

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UFPI Posts $17.5M 2Q Net Gain

The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based wood and wood-alternative manufacturer and distributor credited good weather and a strengthened lumber market for the year-over-year net sales gains in four of its five markets, with three markets seeing double-digit growth. More

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Azek Reaches Strategic Alliance With Vast Enterprises

Azek agreed to a strategic alliance with Vast Enterprises, a building materials research and manufacturing company, which make Vast products available to Azek customers. More

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NLBMDA Backs Senate Bid to Kill 1099 Reporting Provision

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is urging its members to contact their senators this weekend in advance of votes on measures amending the health care reform bill to eliminate or alter what the association and other groups decry as an onerous burden on small businesses. More

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Returns: PVC Is Green, Safe

I read "Plastic Battles" in the January issue, and would like to offer some facts about PVC that may interest your readers. More

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Running Green: HVAC

Ask for a tour of BigHorn Materials in Silverthorne, Colo., and you're likely to start in the boiler room. Or rather, it's the boilers room, for this space features four natural-gas-fired units configured to switch on only as needed. More

Eco-Friendly Trucks
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Eco-Friendly Trucks

International Truck and Engine is among the many manufacturers that are developing... More

Cracking the Code
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Cracking the Code

If you want to know what's coming down the supply channel in the next few years, a... More

On Top of the World
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On Top of the World

Manufacturers continue to improve their roofing lines by introducing products that... More

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