Ed Waite, president of ProBuild's northwestern operations, has become theWestern Building Material Association's new president. Joining Waite as WBMA officers are Randy Stemper, Astoria (Ore.) Builders Supply, first vice president; Bill Mackie, Madison Lumber, Ketchikan, Alaska, second vice president; and Eric Fritch, Chinook Lumber, Snohomish, Wash., past president. ... Tibbetts Lumber Co. opened its new Fort Myers, Fla., location. ... Kevin and Haley Crome purchased Thompson Lumber in Marysville, Kan., and renamed it Crome Lumber. .... American Express ran ads for its small business services that feature Shannon Moynihan of Moynihan Lumber, Beverly, Mass. ... ABC Supply Co. named Brent Fox, formerly vice president of divisional operations, as vice president of national business development and Kevin Hendricks, formerly vice president of branch operations, as vice president of divisional operations and strategic business units. The company also named Rick Russell executive director of customer financial services. ... Trinity River Lumber Co. in Weaverville, Calif., will re-open in a new $20 million sawmill, replacing a site that was destroyed in a September 2009 fire. ... Smith Companies, of Lexington, N.C., appointedMark Smith as president of G.W. Smith Lumber. ... Standale Lumber and Interiors, in Grand Rapids, Mich., announced its founder and former owner,Ken Holtvluwer, died on Dec. 24 at the age of 87. ... The Mill Yard moved to a new location in its hometown of Arcata, Calif. ... Kennebec Lumber opened a new hardwood flooring plant in Solon, Maine ... Dale Lumber Co. of Falls Church, Va., announced the passing of owner Margaret Moses Dale on Jan 11. She was 97. ... Ferguson acquired Summit Pipe and Supply Co. All Summit sites will operate as satellite locations of Ferguson. ... PVT Solar Inc.appointed Vikas Desai as CEO. ... West End Material Supply, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., opened a branch in Victorville, Calif. ... Curtner Lumber said its Ozark Natural Paneling, hardwood planks for walls, ceilings and wainscot, will be distributed by Boise Cascade via locations in Memphis, Tenn., and Tulsa, Okla. ... Montreal-based Richelieu Hardware acquired Outwater Hardware in New Jersey in a move to expand Richelieu's reach into the United States. ... Marjam acquired the assets of BMW Wholesale, giving the supply company seven new locations in Alabama and one in Mississippi. ... Versatex Trimboard signed up new wholesale distribution partners in New England, Salt Lake City, and Gulfport, Miss. ... USG expanded the distribution of its Sheetrock UltraLight Panels into the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest. ... Snavely Forest Products entered into an agreement with Synergy Wood Products to distribute Synergy's products in six regional markets. ... Terry Horan will succeedManfred Seitz as president and CEO of Robert Bosch Tool's North American subsidiary.