Industry News

Starting with its own base of $8 million in annual sales, Atlas Engineered Products for new home construction isn’t shy about stating its goal: $50 million in annual sales in 5 years.  That equates to an annual growth rate of nearly 45%.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. today announced that one of its subsidiaries has purchased the operating assets of North American Container Corp. (NACC), a Marietta, Ga.-based manufacturer of structural packaging products

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

As lumber costs remain at historically high levels, lumber companies are investing those profits into strengthening their positions and increasing production capacity.  

It is becoming easier to kick start this whole home construction process and obtain AD&C loans. This upward trend in lending provides a meaningful window into future housing start trends, and thus, demand for structural building components.

In a recent presentation, Frank Turnbull of Mercer Timber Products discussed his company’s German imports to the US, tying the work of his company into a discussion of the opportunity for European lumber imports to compete in U.S. markets.

For years, the SBCA Capital Area Chapter has hosted golf tournaments to raise money for the BCMC Build, an SBCA event that involves members in building a home for a wounded veteran in the vicinity of where BCMC is held

From the invention of the electrostatic generator (1747) to the discovery of oil (1856), Pennsylvania has a long list of firsts in the realm of energy. Now for the first time in nearly a decade, PA is ringing in the advent of a new statewide energy code.

Smart builders  provide their teams with the tools and materials to get the job done This article takes a look at a few tangible examples as they relate to the wall and ceiling industry, specifically for air barriers, continuous insulation, and lath attachment.