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In March, it was announced that Jeff Fettig, the company’s co-lead independent director, would assume the role as a nonemployee executive chairman. The following article summarizes Fettig’s biggest challenges as he assumes this new role.

In a visit to a Columbus, Ohio substance abuse treatment center, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced a new grant pilot program aimed at assisting workers and those affected by the opioid crisis.

Andrew Liveris will step down as executive chairman of DowDuPont in April, less than a year after completing a merger that created what is now one of the world’s largest chemicals companies, DowDuPont said on Monday.

Huntsman Corporation today announced the acquisition of Demilec, one of North America's leading manufacturers and distributors of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation systems for residential and commercial applications.

William Pulte, who built his first house as a teenager and went on to found one of the country’s largest home builders, churning out some 600,000 houses and becoming a billionaire, died on Wednesday at his home in Naples, Fla. He was 85.

Boise Cascade Company announced an agreement to acquire Lumberman's Wholesale Distributors, a distributor of engineered wood products, commodity lumber items, and specialty building materials in Nashville, Tennessee.

BlueLinx, a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the United States, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cedar Creek, a leading building products wholesale distributor.

Atlas Engineered Products, a leading supplier of trusses and engineered wood products, is pleased to announce an important expansion initiative in Northern Alberta.

84 Lumber has opened a new location in Florida in response to a growing need for lumber and building materials after the devastating effects of last year's Hurricane Irma.

By this time next year, Katerra—a technology startup whose end-to-end business model combines prefabrication, architectural, and construction services primarily for multifamily housing—expects to have six manufacturing plants up and running, including its first mass timber factory.