October 16, 2014

Universal Forest Products had a fairly solid growth quarter in the third quarter, with sizeable gains in both earnings and sales.

Net sales were up in all three of its markets to a total of $713.5 million, up 9.5% over last year's third quarter.

Net earnings were up 36.5% to $20.5 million for the three-month period.

September 29, 2011

Universal Forest Products has named David Tutas as general counsel of the corporation. He succeeds Matthew Missad, who was appointed CEO earlier this year.

Tutas joined Universal as an attorney in 2003. In 2007, he was named director of the legal department at Universal. Before he joined the company, Tutas was an attorney with the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based firm of Nantz, Litowich, Smith & Girard.