Business

CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd., of Vancouver, British Columbia, has announced it will purchase Honsador Building Products, Hawaii’s largest pressure-treated wood supplier, for $80 million in cash.

BMC Stock Holdings plans to open a new 30-acre, 187,000-square foot manufacturing and warehouse facility by Oct. 31 in Woodland, California, to meet the increased market demands in Northern California.

The Justice Department Sept. 5 asked a federal appeals court to dismiss the DOJ’s appeal in the ongoing battle over a stalled Obama overtime rule that was expected to make some 4 million workers newly eligible for time-and-a-half pay.

Of the 132 petrochemical sites located along the Houston Ship Channel, including refineries and speciality chemical facilities, at least one-third and up to half are offline.

BASF Corporation announced it will donate $500,000 to aid with disaster relief across Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  Funds will be distributed to local non-profit organizations assisting in the relief and rebuilding efforts. 

Installed Building Products, Inc., an industry-leading installer of insulation and complementary building products, announced today the acquisition of Red Rock Insulation

Beacon Roofing Supply Inc., a massive distributor of roofing and building supplies based in Herndon, has reached a $2.6 billion deal to purchase the U.S. distribution business of global building materials juggernaut CRH plc.

Amy Schmidt, advocacy manager with Dow Building & Construction, has joined with the International Code Council, Target Corporation and other key stakeholders in an appointment to the ANCR Board of Directors.

Less than two years after agreeing to a merger of equals, Dow Chemical and DuPont have received all regulatory approvals, and are now trading on the New York Stock Exchange as DowDuPont, a holding company.

Forest Economic Advisors LLC (FEA) recently completed the purchase of International Wood Markets Group, Vancouver BC.