January 19, 2012

Branchburg, N.J.-based LBM distributor Mid-State Lumber announced the culmination of an 18-month plan to expand into New England and announced its New England sales team.

"Today a complete staff is working with a 100% focus of supporting the retail lumber dealers and industry associations in the states of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire," according to a company statement. The New England team is led by Mike Kelly, New England sales manager.

November 22, 2011

Log and lumber exports from Washington, Oregon, northern California, and Alaska in the first three quarters of 2011 already surpass the total exports of 2010 according to the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station.

August 29, 2011

According to an article at Bloomberg.com, some 6 million people were affected by lost power from North Carolina to Maine. 

June 27, 2011

The first-of-its-kind Home Channel News list of 50 hardware store all-stars appeared in the May issue of Home Channel News and recognized a diverse group of high-performance retailers -- large, small, urban and rural. Below, the state-by-state guide winds through Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

June 21, 2011

The supplier to Blain's Farm & Fleet has begun construction on a 43,000-sq.-ft. addition to its Janesville, Wis., headquarters, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

Blain Supply serves 34 Blains' Farm & Fleet stores in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

June 15, 2011

The Home Channel News coast-to-coast countdown of high-quality retailers continues in North Carolina, North Dakota and Ohio:

June 7, 2011

Lumberyard executives from California and Nevada will learn about global demand for wood supply and its impact on markets in the United States during the Second Growth Summer Conference July 21 to 22 hosted by the Lumber Association of California & Nevada (LACN).

The Second Growth series is designed for lumber executives aged 40 and under -- although the 40-and-over crowd is also welcome at the events.

May 25, 2011

The Home Channel News coast-to-coast and state-by-state search for All-Star hardware stores turns to Louisiana, Maine and Maryland. 

May 23, 2011

The May issue of Home Channel News compiled the first-ever state-by-state Hardware Store All Star list.

May 1, 2011

From New York's Island to the Redwood Forests, the great American hardware store maintains a revered place in commercial history of these United States. 

The May issue of Home Channel News compiled the first-ever Hardware Store All Star list. Here are three of the 50: standout stores from Alabama, Alaska and Arizona. 

• Alabama

April 6, 2011

Stock Building Supply has confirmed its plans, outlined in an April 1 memo to employees, to reorganize the company into four divisions and eliminate two top executive positions. 

The Raleigh, N.C., pro dealer will no longer have a chief operating officer or VP national sales. Instead, Stock will rely on four regional presidents/general managers, to oversee the No. 4 player in the LBM industry, according to the Home Channel News Top 350 rankings. 

The new divisions and presidents are as follows: 

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