Wolohan Lumber

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Wolohan Lumber's Founder Dies

Richard V. Wolohan, who founded and led Wolohan Lumber Co., one of America's 10 biggest LBM operations before becoming part of what is now ProBuild, died March 17. He was 94. More

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R.P. Lumber Buys Former Stock Yard in IL

R.P. Lumber of Edwardsville, Ill., has purchsed the former Stock Building Supply facility in DeKalb, Ill., and plans to open it as R.P.'s 46th yard by April 1. More

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Pro-Build Holdings to Acquire Hope Lumber

Fidelity Capital-owned Pro-Build Holdings, the Boston-based parent company of Redmond, Wash.-based Lanoga Corp. and South Plainfield, N.J.-based The Strober Organization, announced June 16 that it will acquire Hope Lumber and Supply Co., adding the Broken Arrow, Okla.-based pro dealer to a swelling portfolio that is still absorbing the 2006 first-quarter acquisitions of Lanoga, F.E. Wheaton, and Wolohan Lumber. More

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Lanoga Acquires Wolohan Lumber

Principals cite culture and operations match in Wolohan Lumber acquisition that adds additional geographic scale and manufacturing capacity to Lanoga's United Building Centers. More

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Yard Notables

Saginaw, Mich.-based Wolohan Lumber promoted three members of its team to new leadership positions. District managers Peter Hartmann and Scott Schafer were elected as vice presidents by Wolohan's board of directors; Hartmann's responsibilities will include the company's retail operations while Schafer will manage product purchasing and distribution. More

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