November 4, 2016

Builders and architects from 14 states generate buzz at the annual Kuiken Brothers Product Expo.

November 4, 2016

A pro dealer's Product Expo attracted a record number of builders, contractors and architects.

October 27, 2016

Labor, lots and lending and other perils of the building industry discussed at the 2016 ProDealer Industry Summit.

October 26, 2016

Kevin O'Connor from "This Old House" offers a tip: Tree houses are not trending.

October 26, 2016

A panel discussion at the ProDealer Industry Summit took a look at the election map (and what it means for the LBM industry).

October 25, 2016

Lester had a few words to say upon accepting his role as the 2017 chair of the NLBMDA at the ProDealer Industry Summit.

October 5, 2016

Ten years ago, Pro-Build accepted the Pro Dealer of the Year award.

September 20, 2016

Pro Dealer Industry Summit will tap the congressman and former South Carolina governor.

June 29, 2016

From the July 12, 1976 issue, Shipman Lumber Co. raises the flag 

October 5, 2015

Through the years, honoring those with a commitment to best values and practices

January 10, 2015

Carrie Meek of Meek's Lumber accepted the Pro Dealer of the Year award on behalf of her California and Missouri-based company during the 2014 ProDealer Industry Summit. 

January 10, 2015

At the 2014 ProDealer Industry Summit in San Diego, California, the spirit of the independent lumber dealer was on full display.

January 7, 2015

Beloit, Wisconsin-based ABC Supply Co. started the year with an acquisition in what is described as a growth-oriented upstate New York location.

December 29, 2014

Professional Builders Supply, which operates three locations in North Carolina, was recognized as the fastest growing privately held company in the Raleigh-Durham area.

December 9, 2014

 US LBM acquired American Masons and Building Supply Co. of Hartford, Connecticut.

December 8, 2014

The “Lumberyard of the Future” panel discussion during the 2014 ProDealer Industry Summit in San Diego, California brought together three lumberyard executives to look ahead to the year 2025. 

November 25, 2014

A slew of new locations and acquisitions pushed sales to a record fourth-quarter level at Herndon, Va.-based Beacon Roofing Supply.

Total sales increased 6.3% in the quarter to $726.5 million, up from $683.6 million in the same quarter last year. Net income for the fourth quarter was $24.2 million, down from $24.7 million in the prior-year quarter.

November 25, 2014

Just a week after announcing the acquisition of K-I Lumber & Building Materials in the Ohio River Valley, US LBM is at it again.

Wallboard Supply Company of Londonderry, New Hampshire is the newest member of the acquisition-oriented collection of LBM companies, now in 18 states with more than 90 locations.

November 22, 2014

The family of John William Bacon announced his passing on Nov. 13 at the age of 84.

A native of San Mateo, California, Bacon was a lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay area whose lumber-industry career began in the early 1950s at San Bruno Lumber Company. 

He later purchased South City Lumber & Supply, Economy Lumber Company of Oakland, and Piedmont Lumber. 

He died at his home in Atherton, California. He is survived by his wife, Lynn; seven children, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

November 16, 2014

US LBM Holdings acquired K-I Lumber & Building Materials of Louisville, Kentucky, bringing  the US LBM footprint to 90 locations across 14 states.

The move pushes the number of US LBM divisions 15, and brings into the fold a territory with which US LBM CEO L.T. Gibson is familiar – Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

November 10, 2014

Freemont, Ohio-based Gordon Lumber has selected Erin Leonard to become the company's new president. 

The company employs 132 people in nine locations and was founded in 1868.

Leonard, who started with Gordon Lumber in 2011 and most recently served as chief operating officer, was chosen to fill the role of president after an extensive nationwide search. 

November 10, 2014

Sean Fogarty is stepping into the role of president of the West Coast Lumber & Building Material Association.

Fogarty is VP of Osborne Lumber in Newark, California, where he represents the third generation of the family business that opened in 1950. 

During the organization’s annul convention last week in Indian Wells, California, Fogarty encouraged the industry to stick together and stay involved.

October 31, 2014

St. Louis-based distributor Huttig Building Products was lifted by modest improvement in home construction in the third quarter.

The company posted nets sales of $174.5 million in the quarter, a 14% improvement over the same quarter last year.

October 31, 2014

It’s the year 2025.