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New manager for Parr Lumber yard

BY HBSDealer Staff

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.

“This experience coupled with his proven leadership ability made him a clear choice to take Parr Tacoma to the next level,” said Jim Boyer, CEO of The Parr Company.

The Parr Company consists of six distinct companies that provide building solutions and services: Parr Lumber Company, Parr Cabinet Design Center, Cascade Wholesale Hardware, NSC, NSCi, and Parr Marketing Group.

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McCoy’s expands in Texas

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McCoy’s Building Supply opened a new store in Dayton, Texas, marking the family-owned company’s 86th location.

The yard is near McCoy’s Baytown and Cleveland locations.

“Our delivery trucks nearby were making deliveries to Dayton every day,” explained McCoy’s real estate manager Phil Hutchinson. “Since we’ve already been serving its residents, we are excited to officially become part of Dayton’s community.”

Store manager Martin Flukinger is a 10-year McCoy’s veteran excited to bring his philosophy of great service and building supply knowledge to the Dayton community. “Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer or a seasoned pro, we have the materials and advice to help you with your next project,” he said.

McCoy’s Building Supply, the 2009 HCN Pro Dealer of the Year, is headquartered in San Marcos, Texas, and headed by owner and CEO, Brian McCoy. McCoy’s employs 2,000 people and operates 86 stores and two millwork facilities in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi and New Mexico. They can be found online at mccoys.com.

“So many businesses are telling folks how important customer service is to them, but our serving attitude is truly what sets us apart from the competition," said president and CEO Brian McCoy. "We’re passionate about making sure each and every customer gets our full attention, regardless of the size of his or her project that day."

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QUAD system simplifies installation

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The OSI brand rolled out the new QUAD Window & Door System, a product designed to simplify and improve the installation of new and replacement windows and doors. 

The QUAD Window & Door System is a compatible installation system that takes confusion out of product selection and contains everything needed to successfully install a new or replacement window or door, according to Westlake, Ohio-based OSI. Comprised of only three products, the system is powered by QUAD MAX, a patented new sealant formula with superior flexibility, strength and durability performance.

The product also claims to reduce risks associated with energy loss and water penetration.

QUAD MAX is the only sealant required in the QUAD Window & Door System and works as a three-in-one interior, exterior and bedding sealant. It replaces all the sealant products from the WINTeQ system: TeQ::Seal, EP-1000, H2U and QUAD.

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