Industry News

- Industry News

UFP Industries is expanding its supply base in the construction market with the acquisition of three companies based in New Hampshire.

- Industry News, Framing News

Confidence in the multifamily housing market continued to recover from its 1st quarter trough, with the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) rising to 48 in the third quarter (up from 37 in the second quarter and 27 in the first quarter), according to the National Association of Homebuilders’ Multifamily Market Survey.

- Industry News

Simpson Strong-Tie has relocated its warehouse facility in Eagan, Minnesota to nearby Inver Grove Heights.

- Industry News

Canada's West Fraser Timber Co said on Thursday it would buy smaller rival Norbord Inc for about C$4 billion ($3.05 billion) in stock, to expand into Europe and add new wood products.

- Industry News

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced the SFPA Summit, a free virtual event to take place on December 8, 2020.

- Industry News

4Ward Solutions group of Stanwood, WA is pleased to announce the addition of John Garingalao to the 4Ward Offsite and Design teams.

- Industry News

BLD Marketing, an agency serving building materials manufacturers exclusively throughout North America and abroad, has partnered with 84 Lumber to help the company meet its escalating recruitment and hiring needs across the country.

- Industry News, Framing News

US contractor Link Construction, based in Shakopee, Minnesota, cut the construction time of two new homes by three weeks by using one Potain Igo MA 21 self-erecting crane which could reach the entire jobsite.

- Industry News

Dave Anderson to assume the position of President & CEO of Mead Lumber headquartered in Columbus, Nebraska.

- Industry News

The US LBM Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by leading specialty building materials distributor US LBM, has donated more than $75,000 to veteran organizations this year in support of mortgage-free and specially adapted smart homes for injured veterans. 

- Industry News

During the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA generally recommends that employers encourage workers to wear cloth face coverings at work to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

- Industry News

Single-family starts experienced continued gains in October, according to data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Census Bureau. Single-family construction is up 8.6% year-to-date, with notable gains in 2020 for the Midwest and other lower-density markets.

- Industry News

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HD Supply Holdings, Inc., a leading national distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products in the multifamily and hospitality end markets.

- Industry News

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today introduced the Strong-Drive® WSVF subfloor screw approved for use with fire-retardant-treated lumber.

- Industry News, Framing News

Builders FirstSource and BMC reported that they have cleared preliminary government approval for a proposed super merger.

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