June 29, 2015

The retailer's latest move involves a new 18,000-sq.-ft. showroom in North Carolina.

January 6, 2015

With an eye on increasing demand for wood windows and doors, Charlotte, North Carolina-based Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors will showcase its Custom Wood Folding Window and the Premium Wood Swinging Patio Door during the upcoming International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20-22.

November 6, 2014

Indianapolis-based appliance, electronics and furniture retailer hhgregg opened a new store in Matthews, North Carolina.

New store celebration will offer $15,000 in product giveaways and savings during opening weekend and a wide selection of products to Charlotte-area shoppers, the company announced.

September 2, 2014

Gaven Gregory, executive director of the Home Depot Foundation, announced last week that the organization's next focus would be on the American Legion -- in the form of a $1 million dedication, to be exact.

August 19, 2014

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Wastequip has hired Andrew Bardsley to the newly created role of VP retail for the Toter brand, in which he will be charged with leading the team's new Retail Business Unit.

With Bardsley in place, Toter's consumer business is poised to work toward its new long-term growth initiatives, including a move that will involve shifting all of its manufacturing operations to the U.S. Bardsley will be at the helm of Toter's "Made in America" initiative.

July 16, 2014

Kent, Ohio-based Carter Lumber continues down the expansion trail by opening a new location on the north side of Charlotte. 

The facility located at 4401 Pete Brown Rd. in Charlotte made its first deliveries Monday, five days after taking possession.

July 14, 2014

Professional Builders Supply has expanded its North Carolina footprint with the addition of Benchmark Supply, a specialty window and door supplier located in Monroe.

Jake Krieg, the founder and owner of Benchmark, and his team will join forces with Professional Builders Supply’s Charlotte operation.

June 23, 2014

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Stock Building Supply has opened up a new lumber and building materials distribution facility in Troutman, which will serve the nearby Charlotte metro area.

May 28, 2014

Electrolux is helping out those in need in its Charlotte, North Carolina locale by way of $50,000 worth of donated appliances.

The first part of the delivery was made last Thursday to two recipients, both of whom are formerly homeless veterans who are now moving into their own apartments through a program with Builders of Hope.

March 18, 2014

Charlotte, N.C.-based National Gypsum named Rod Lopez as the new market development representative for the PermaBase brand cement board product line in the company’s Midwest and Central areas. 

March 17, 2014

Bob Gordon has joined Professional Builders Supply as Charlotte market president, the company announced.

Gordon has more than 30 years of experience in building material sales and distribution.

Professional Builders Supply operates in three North Carolina locations: Morrisville, Wilmington and Charlotte. 

March 13, 2014

Charlotte, N.C.-based Electrolux promoted John Weinstock to senior VP North American marketing. 

Weinstock, who joined the company in 2011 as VP North American marketing, oversees brand management, consumer insight-led innovation, and integrated trade and consumer marketing campaigns.

February 11, 2014

Christopher Durham has been named VP retail brands at Theory House, a Charlotte, N.C.-based marketing agency that has worked with major home improvement brands, such as Lowe's, WW Grainger, Husqvarna and Gunk.

December 9, 2013

Professional Builders Supply was ranked fifth in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2013 “Fast 50” list of fastest-growing companies in the Raleigh-Durham area.  

Professional Builders Supply was ranked No. 19 in 2012. This is the sixth time the company has been included in the list. 

Professional Builders Supply operates in the North Carolina cities of Morrisville, Wilmington and Charlotte, plus a satellite office in Wake Forest.

November 18, 2013

At the Distribution America and PRO Group Executive Planning Conference in Marco Island, Fla., hardware distributors and 10-year vendor participants of the event pose for a photographer shooting from a sixth-story balcony.


November 11, 2013

After beginning production early last month at its Charlotte Manufacturing Operations facility, DeWalt has announced the expansion of its Made in USA product offerings to include over 600 cordless power tools, hand tools and accessories.

October 16, 2013

Marking the home builder's expansion into the Carolinas market, AV Homes has named Bill Kiselick as Carolinas Division president, effective Oct. 7.

Kiselick brings 25 years of North Carolina real estate experiene to the table, having most recently served as division president for Mattamy Homes' Carolinas Division. His resume also includes stints with MI Homes of Charlotte, Hills Communities of Charlotte and Fortis Homes.

October 9, 2013

Charlotte, N.C.-based fastener design and distribution company Outlaw Fasteners is a recipient of a 2013 Pro Tool Innovation Award. 

The recognition comes less than two-weeks after Outlaw introduced its new screw product on Kickstarter. The new screw design is powered by the UniGrip Drive System and signifies the biggest innovation in screw and drive technology in more than 80 years.

September 19, 2013

While housing starts for August again failed to rise above the 900,000 pace, the National Association of Home Builders celebrated the gain in single-family starts.

September 1, 2013

Establishing workplace-safety committees is one way management can encourage employees to participate in implementing and monitoring the company’s safety program. 

Typical responsibilities of workplace-safety committees include:

July 22, 2013

KB Homes has a new face in its leadership department. Tom Sewitsky will bring 20 years of homebuilding experience, eight of which he spent in the Raleigh and Charlotte markets, to his new post as president of the Carolinas division.

July 3, 2013

Thanks to its creative handling of storage space, Charlotte-area custom home builder New Old, LLC gained the national kitchen of the week spotlight at Cultivate.com for the week of June 26 - July 3. 

Homeowner, designer and builder Mary Ludemann was responsible for the innovative storage ideas that initially caught the site's attention. Ludemann's team whipped up a cottage kitchen layout out of a basic tract home design, showcasing New Old's innovative approach to remodeling.

April 9, 2013

The new French Door Refrigerator includes organizational improvements and temperature technology innovations.