July 1, 2015

A reflection on a sound choice to bring jobs back to America.

June 29, 2015

Measuring the impact of USA labeling.

June 22, 2015

Here’s how one vendor steps up its efficiency.

June 18, 2015

Thirteen products that appeal to "pocketbook patriotism"

June 16, 2015

The L.S. Starrett Company, a 135-year-old tool maker, sings the praises of its community roots.

June 15, 2015

As the industry marches to the drumbeat of a slowly-improving economy and housing market recovery, the Made-in-USA movement marches alongside.

June 15, 2015

The June issue of Hardware + Building Supply Dealer talks to leaders in domestic manufacturing. Here’s one voice.

June 15, 2015

There is no use disputing the fact that “Made in the USA” has emotional appeal for the vast majority of red-blooded Americans. It’s even true that the visibility of the label in stores and around the industry is on the rise.

June 4, 2015

GAF announced Thursday that it is no longer planning to build a new asphalt shingle manufacturing facility in Moberly, Missouri.

May 5, 2015

The move marks another expansion for the US LBM family and its Kentucky-based division.

April 13, 2015

Valspar Corporation has finished construction on a new manufacturing center based in Tianjin, China, aiding the company in its move to meet growing demand in the region.

April 6, 2015

Eco Building Products is opening a new production facility in Washington's Port of Tacoma, with manufacturing expected to begin in mid-April.

March 30, 2015

Channellock, Inc. has named Michael Smith to the role of VP manufacturing & engineering, succeeding Jon DeArment, who is stepping into his new role as president and COO.

February 6, 2015

The unemployment rate backtracked a bit in January, though retail and construction both demonstrated job growth.

January 29, 2015

Phil Garuccio will oversee more than 65 stores, one component manufacturing plant, three Engineered Wood Product (EWP) hubs, 11 Kitchen and Bath Design Centers, and then some.

January 12, 2015

The unemployment rate is now down to a post-recession low of 5.6%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

January 9, 2015

Tom Corrick has officially been named the successor to current Boise Cascade CEO Tom Carlile, who has announced his pending retirement after 42 years with the company.

December 23, 2014

Builders FirstSource, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Empire Truss, Ltd., a Texas-based supplier of custom roof and floor trusses, as well as a distributor of engineered wood products.

December 22, 2014

As part of Chelsea’s Sales and Marketing Department, Moreland will focus on interfacing with logistics, manufacturing, sales and product design as it relates to improving service to our customers.

December 17, 2014

Concrete products manufacturer Smith-Midland Corporation has brought AJ Krick on board as its newest accounting manager.

December 10, 2014

There’s a new building products brand in town, and it has a familiar building industry name.

December 3, 2014

Simpson Strong-Tie has released the Strong-Drive SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screw, a fastener designed for use in heavy-duty marine and coastal applications such as piers, boardwalks, pilings and docks.

November 7, 2014

New Holland, Pennsylvania-based Superior Walls of America is now "of America" -- and then some.

The producer of precast concrete insulated wall systems has expanded its operations into Canada with two new licensees that will be manufacturing precast concrete foundation systems.

Superior Walls Alberta (located near Calgary) will be offering Superior Walls Xi products throughout Alberta, and Superior Walls by Magnis (based in Beausejour) will provide Superior Walls Xi Plus throughout Manitoba.

October 23, 2014

In comparison to its performance in the same period last year, Boise Cascade Company reported double-digit sales growth and double the income in the third quarter of 2014.

The growth was expected, given improvements in housing market fundamentals, according to CEO Tom Carlile.