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Margaret Price joins MaterialsXchange

The former owner of Ridgefield Supply will assist in developing the customer experience, including interfacing with the MaterialsXchange platform.

NLBMDA and NAHB oppose the PRO Act

The NAHB says the bill will negatively affect the construction labor market at a time of critical skilled worker shortages.

The guidance covers when an employer is eligible to claim credit, qualified wages, and deductions regarding PPP loans.

The technology team-up enables roofing contractors to create estimates quickly and more accurately while providing smoother material ordering.

Hometown Hardware will maintain operations under its existing name with its key leadership overseeing operations.

The move gives employee-owned Your Building Centers 17 locations in central Pennsylvania.

Core organic sales at Builders FirstSource rose 15% for the period, excluding acquisitions and commodity impacts.

The member-owned LBM cooperative hosts a successful virtual event, complete with buying specials and entertainment.

The Virtual LMC Sales Masterclass provides development to 60 participants from 30 companies.

The fully automated facility will primarily manufacture wall panels, roof and floor trusses.

A large number of home builders are also reporting concerns over obtaining materials.

Home builder association says it wants an end to tariffs on Canadian lumber imports.

Drew Van Winkle and Matthew Gonzalez have new store management roles at the Texas dealer.

The pro dealer has added a new, larger Homewood Lumber distribution location in Elk Grove, among other moves.

Businesses with fewer than 20 employees have an exclusive two-week window to apply for PPP loans.

Democrats on the House Budget Committee approved the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which would provide $1.9 trillion in COVID relief to individuals and businesses.

Government Affairs Director Kevin McKenney discusses legislative activity that closed 2020, along with what’s ahead for this year.

Builder Bobby Parks will provide PVC installation tips and demos to dealers in 27 states.

Growing lumberyard company acquires Dick-N-Sons Lumber.

Dealers, home builders and remodelers face a complicated hurdle when it comes to disposing of pressure-treated waste.

Veterans Kevin Silvera, William Conkey, and Todd Gorman have new roles at the Massachusetts pro dealer.

The state is accepting applications for pressure treated wood waste variances.

A new series of variances looks to lift pressure treated lumber waste disposal burdens off of builders, remodelers, and LBM dealers.

The New England pro dealer has promoted Dean Wager to SVP of sales and David Pelletier to EVP.

The move places Nation’s Best in New Mexico, the dealer’s fifth state.

OSHA is being required to issue revised guidance and emergency workplace standards for COVID-19.

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