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Lewis Tapped to Lead BlueLinx

BlueLinx Holdings chose Mitchell B. Lewis, formerly of Euramax Holdings, to be president and CEO of the Atlanta-based distributor. More

McCoy's Launches Expansion With New Yard Near Austin
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McCoy's Launches Expansion With New Yard Near Austin

McCoy's Building Supply announced it has begun construction on a facility in the... More

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ALSC Delays Decision on SPIB's Design Value Changes

The American Lumber Standard Committee did not make a decision at its hearing regarding the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau's proposal to downgrade design values for Southern pine. More

2011 ProSales 100: Big Competitors
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2011 ProSales 100: Big Competitors

America's history is full of tales of intrepid folks who left their familiar,... More

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U.S. Gypsum's Operating Loss Deepens, USG's Distro Unit Improves

United States Gypsum Co.'s operating loss deepened to $46 million in the third quarter from $31 million in the year-earlier period on an 8.2% drop in net sales to $325 million, U.S. Gypsum's parent USG Corp. announced today. It also said the operating loss at USG's building products distribution segment, L&W Supply Corp., improved to $24 million from $73 million in 2009's third quarter despite a 15% drop in net sales to $281 million, largely because 2009's numbers included $49 million in charges. More

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USG's U.S. Manufacturing, Distro Units Continue Losses in 2Q

United States Gypsum Co., the U.S. subsidiary of USG Corp., reported its operating loss for the second quarter narrowed to $16 million from $25 million in the year-earlier period. Meanwhile, USG's distribution unit, posted an operating loss of $22 million, improving from a $26 million loss in the second quarter of 2009. More

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HD Supply Posts Loss in Fiscal 1Q; Sales Down 5.7%

HD Supply, the diverse construction supply firm that includes the Los Angeles area's HD Supply Repair & Remodel stores, swung to a consolidated net loss of $202 million in its fiscal first quarter ended May 2 from net income of $10 million in the year-earlier period. More

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Beacon's Net Slips in Fiscal 4Q, But Posts FY Record

Beacon Roofing Supply's net income dropped nearly 24% to $19 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 from $24.9 million a year earlier, but the roofing distributor still posted a company-record $52.4 million net income for the year, up 30.1% from fiscal 2008's $40.3 million. More

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Smitty's, Now Out of Ch. 11, To Shut Its Original Base

Smitty's Building Supply, the Northern Virginia-based LBM dealer that rode hot growth in the Washington suburbs and then plunged into bankruptcy with the market's crash, will close its Alexandria, Va., location by Dec. 1 and consolidate operations in its Manassas, Va., yard. More

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