August 26, 2014

Parr Lumber named Jon Friesen as the new manager of the company’s Tacoma, Washington, location.

Friesen most recently served as the manager of Parr’s Portland location on MLK Blvd. and prior to that as the assistant manager at Parr’s West Linn facility.

The appointment is effective Sept. 2. 

Before joining the Parr team, Friesen worked for BMC for 15 years and served as the lumber division manager of BMC’s Tacoma location and the Vancouver general manager.

May 27, 2014

WOLF has cemented a new distribution partnership with Tacoma, Washington-based Capital Lumber, extending its reach to the West Coast for the first time.

Capital Lumber will distribute WOLF's PVC Decking and Capped Composite Decking deckboards in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii.

“WOLF focuses on helping independent dealers separate themselves from the pack,” said Craig Danielson, CEO of WOLF. “Capital is the ideal partner because they share that focus. With the Capital agreement, WOLF Decking has become a coast-to-coast success story.”

January 14, 2014

Bona opened a Regional Training Center near Seattle. It is one of six regional training centers launched by Bona over the past few years and is located between Seattle and Tacoma in the West Valley Business Park in the city of Kent, Wash.

January 11, 2013

Las Vegas -- During the BMC National Meeting here at the M Resort, the Boise, Idaho-based pro dealer stressed team building and education.

BMC also identified outstanding individual performances. The 88-unit pro dealer recognized Christopher Cysensky as Platinum Salesman of the Year. Cysensky is the outside sales representative for the Pacific Northwest, working in the company's Tacoma, Wash., location. The performance-based award was given Tuesday night during the Sales Awards Ceremony and Dinner.

June 22, 2011

Weyerhaeuser is selling its hardwoods and industrial products business unit to American Industrial Partners (AIP).

AIP announced the "definitive agreement" Wednesday and said the deal should close in August.  The new business will operate as Northwest Hardwoods Inc., headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., with operations in the United States, Canada, China, Japan and Hong Kong.

October 3, 2010

There’s an old saying in sports: “They don’t ask, ‘How?’ They ask, ‘How many?’ ”...

September 9, 2008

The 834,000-square-foot DC will open on Sept. 17, with a special grand opening celebration. Washington...

June 12, 2008

A “scaler” responsible for purchasing logs for a Tacoma sawmill has been accused by the...

June 1, 2008

The Pacific Northwest pro dealer will open its 26th lumberyard in Tacoma, Wash., this month....

May 4, 2008

For connecting to customers, McLendon Hardware in the Seattle and Tacoma area deserves special mention....

November 6, 2007

The 1 million-square-foot facility will serve the Pacific Northwest....

July 15, 2007

ABC Supply: Also known as American Builders and Contractors ...