Business

Rex Lumber Co. plans to build a state-of-the-art lumber manufacturing facility in Pike County, AL creating more than 110 jobs and providing a significant economic boost to the region’s forest products industry.

Hunt Forest Products, a manufacturer and seller of Southern Yellow Pine plywood, veneer, and hardwood lumber, will team up with Tolko Industries, a Canadian specialty forest products firm, to build a $115 million state-of-the-art lumber mill in Louisiana.

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of diversified lumber and building materials and solutions to new construction builders and professional remodelers in the U.S., announced today that it will acquire the business of W.E. Shone Co., the leading supplier of building materials in Delaware. 

On February 20, 2018, the Board of Directors of Builders FirstSource, Inc. appointed Scott L. Robins as the Company’s Senior Vice President – Chief Operating Officer – West. The Board also designated Morris Tolly, the Company’s current Senior Vice President – Operations, as Senior Vice President – Chief Operating Officer – East.

Potlatch Corp. has completed its merger with a smaller rival, Deltic Timber Corp., in an all-stock deal that creates a company with 2 million acres of private timber holdings.

Georgia‐Pacific today announced it will build a new softwood lumber production facility that will cost $135 million. The Georgia-based plant is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2018 with an anticipated startup in spring 2019.

Dow Building Solutions has announced that  all Styrofoam Brand XPS plants in the United States have converted their operations to produce Styrofoam Brand XPS Insulation with Bluedge Polymeric Flame Retardant Technology.

Tech startup Doxel has developed a system driven by robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and LIDAR laser scanning technologies to streamline construction processes, according to Disruptor Daily.

Along with steady development throughout the last 30 years, Structural Component Systems continues to grow quickly as it has added around 100 employees over the past two years.

Discount Lumber was founded in Spokane all the way back in 1943. But for more than a decade now, it's added new dimensions to the business, making it a lot more than just lumber.