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U.S. LBM Holdings, the pro dealer and distributor of specialty building materials, has acquired Arizona’s R&K Building Supplies.

Yesterday, Vancouver, British Columbia–based mass timber construction and design specialist Michael Green Architecture (MGA) announced its acquisition by Katerra, a Menlo Park, Calif.–based tech company looking to "redefine the construction industry."

A South Virginia truss plant that went into business in 2005 is currently up for sale with an asking prices of $2.4M.

Mead Lumber has entered into an agreement to acquire H.L. Munn Lumber in Ames, Iowa. Founded in 1891, H.L. Munn Lumber is a full service lumber and building materials supplier serving professional builders and commercial contractors in the greater Ames and Des Moines markets.

Standing close together to hear over the noise of saws and nail guns, U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro and Daniel C. Tontarski, co-owner of Fabco Roof and Floor Trusses manufacturing, discussed the benefits and challenges of running a small manufacturing operation.

The owner of an Orange County factory that builds structural building components has announced a $2.4 million expansion that also will add 60 full-time jobs.

Boise Cascade Company announced today that two of its mills won Safety Innovation Awards from the APA Engineered Wood Association, and several mills earned recognition for safety accomplishments.

Kingspan, world's largest player in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, announces its entry into Indian market through a Joint Venture with Jindal Mectec Pvt. Ltd., the Indian market leader in the category.

The incoming boss of BASF has thrown his weight behind the chemical titan’s contentious strategy of keeping divergent businesses folded into one company, at a time when its major rivals such as DowDuPont are breaking themselves up.

Big things are happening in the spray foam industry. If you haven’t heard about Icynene and Lapolla banding together, then you’re surely not up to speed on current events! Not to worry though, here’s the 411 you need to know.