Jim Edens, former president of Palmer G. Lewis Co. and Huttig Building Products, died on Sept. 5 at the age of 75. ... Cedar Creek, based in Oklahoma City, will acquire Wholesale Wood Products of Dothan and Birmingham, Ala. ... H&H Lumber, a dealer in Superior, Wis., was named Small Business of the Year by The Chamber and Convention & Visitor Bureau of Superior-Douglas County. ... Buck Lumber & Building Supply of Charleston, S.C., named Rob Crawford as general manager. ... Carter Lumber, based in Kent, Ohio, promoted Mark Smith to district manager for central Indiana. ... Randall Brothers, a dealer in Atlanta, named Jim Hershey as vice president of sales. ... Ainsworth announced the retirement of president and CEO Richard Huff on Sept. 9. The company's board of directors appointed current vice president, operations Jim Lake to take Huff's place. ... Boise Cascade named Duncan Hossack to become branch manager in Phoenix following the retirement of Hal Webster on Oct. 1. ... Cox Industries, an Orangeburg, S.C.-based manufacturer and distributor, was named 2011 Small S.C. Manufacturer of the Year from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. ... Wayne Clogg, senior vice president at West Fraser Woodlands, announced his intention to retire at the end of 2011. ... Saint-Gobain, the French building material giant, named John Crowe president and CEO of Saint-Gobain Corp., its North American holding company, and CertainTeed Corp., Saint-Gobain's North American subsidiary. CertainTeed also named Tom Smith president of its roofing products group and Mark Rayfield as president of its siding products group. All positions became effective on Sept. 1. ... Lincoln Windows reopened its assembly plant and corporate offices in Merrill, Wis., on Aug. 9 after they were severely damaged by a tornado in April. ... Trex announced it added International Wood Products LLC to its network to distribute Trex products in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. ... Great Southern Wood Preserving named Brian Brelsford as COO of industrial remanufacturing and director of manufacturing and Stephen Rykard was named buyer and manager of specialty products. ... Conifex Timber announced it will acquire the lumber distribution business owned and operated by Welco Lumber Co. ... RedBuilt, a Boise, Idaho-based engineered wood manufacturer, reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Standard Structures, a producer of glulam beams, I-joists, and open-web trusses. ... The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 25% of single-family homes built during 2010 earned the EPA's Energy Star label, meaning they met the agency's requirements for energy efficiency. ...The National Association of Home Builders named James Tobin as vice president for government affairs and chief lobbyist. ... Propex Operating Co. named John Maynie as its director or marketing.