October 18, 2017

PDIS presentation analyzes the four types of customers — and they’re definitely not equal.

October 18, 2017

At ProDealer Industry Summit, Rick Lierz is installed as chair.

October 2, 2017

The 2017 Independent Pro Dealer of the Year honoree is focused on optimum performance.

September 27, 2017

The 2017 Pro Dealer of the Year aims to 'Get It Right'

November 23, 2016

A temporary injunction is placed on a much-maligned rule that would have taken effect Dec. 1. 

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.