Industry News

- Industry News

Eagle Truss will open a new plant near Sebree, bringing 50 jobs. It’s welcome news for an area that’s watched coal mining jobs disappear, including the recent loss of jobs at the Dotiki Mine.

- Industry News

Vecoplan Midwest, LLC, a subsidiary of Vecoplan LLC, has augmented its sales team to increase its focus on wood and biomass markets.

- Industry News

American Construction Source, a national building materials distribution platform for custom home builders and repair and remodel contractors, backed by Angeles Equity Partners, LLC  and Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., has acquired Homewood Holdings LLC.

- Industry News

National Lumber has expanded its presence in New England with the opening of its 10th lumberyard location in Kingston, Massachusetts.

- Industry News

Boise Cascade Company announced that it is permanently curtailing its I-joist production facility in Roxboro, N.C.

- Industry News, Framing News

At the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS), in Las Vegas, MiTek showcased how its Sapphire software can help component manufacturers address three industry concerns: the industry’s labor shortage, on-time project completions, and job site safety.

- Industry News

US LBM Holdings, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the US, announced that its subsidiary Universal Supply has opened a new location in Newington, Connecticut.

- Industry News

Japanese modular builder Sekisui and developer Urban Splash have been given the go-ahead to build the largest village in the UK to be manufactured offsite using modern volumetric construction.

- Industry News

Pressure treating—which involves putting lumber inside a pressurized watertight tank and forcing chemicals into the boards—has been used for more than a century to help stave off the fungus that causes wood rot in wet environments.

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