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Kingspan has moved on from its discussions with Recticel over bids for a part or whole of its Belgian rival and sees little hope of a deal being revived, the Irish insulation company’s chief executive said on Friday.

Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) today announced the completion of the acquisition of American Lumber Distributors headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

It was announced recently that German building materials giant Gebr. Knauf KG had completed its acquisition of USG Corporation, paying $7 billion for the gypsum manufacturer. 

Drivers addicted to drugs will likely have a much more difficult time maintaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL) beginning next year – potentially making it more difficult for carriers to seat their trucks, according to a trucking regulation expert.

Berkshire Hathaway-owned Clayton, which made its name as America's No. 1 manufactured home producer, announced plans this week to build a $14-million, 130,000 square foot facility in Westmoreland, Tenn., that will set up to produce wall panels and trusses spec'd for use among builders of single-family and multifamily site-built homes and apartments.

NCI Building Systems, which recently merged with Ply Gem Building Products, will operate as Cornerstone Building Brands, effective May 24, 2019, according to a news release. Cornerstone Building Brands makes and sells windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories.

For the fourth year running, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recognized Covestro LLC with a Responsible Care® Product Safety Award. The company, a leading producer of high-performance polymers in North America, received the award at the ACC's annual Responsible Care®Conference & Expo, held recently in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Irish building material manufacturer Kingspan Group has made an offer to buy Recticel NV/SA's insulation and flexible foams divisions for $791 million.

This spring, Shelter Systems Limited of Westminster, Maryland, unveiled a new 360⁰ virtual reality (VR) plant tour. Jason Hikel, Shelter’s Systems IT Director, is excited about the ways they can use the video to promote their company.

DowDuPont Inc. today announced that it has completed the separation of its Materials Science Division through the spin-off of Dow Inc. Dow begins "regular way" trading tomorrow on the NYSE under the symbol "DOW."