NRLA News Archive

BlueLinx to Acquire Cedar Creek

Posted on 3/13/2018
The combination of BlueLinx and Cedar Creek will create a building products wholesale distributor with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a distribution footprint of 70 national locations servicing 40 states.

Orgill, Inc.’s Spring Dealer Market

Posted on 2/22/2018
Independent home improvement retailers from around the world gathered today for the Orgill Spring Dealer Market, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The event featured vendors from across the industry, special buys and Market-only spec

Tando Introduces High-Definition Product Scanned Samples

Posted on 3/7/2018
Derby's Tando line has just introduced a new sample program that greatly exceeds key rings and small product chips. It uses High-Definition actual product scans to deliver actual-size digital samples that make style and color decisions easier.

Mid-Atlantic Millwork Sales Joins the DSI Sales Team

Posted on 3/7/2018
Digger Specialties Inc. announced the growth of its independent sales representatives for the DSI Columns® product line. Mid-Atlantic Millwork Sales will represent DSI Aluminum and Fiberglass Columns in Maryland, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, New

Cary Anderson appointed Vice President Research & Development

Posted on 3/7/2018
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) announced Cary Anderson has been appointed Vice President R&D (North America). Anderson will be responsible for all aspects of Product Strategy and Development for KCS in North America, focusing on ensuring the KCS s

BlueTarp's Q4 Economic Building Supply Index

Posted on 3/7/2018
Consumer confidence and contractor sentiment remain high but delinquencies continue to creep up to new levels.

Roseburg to Acquire Pembroke MDF

Posted on 3/7/2018
Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with Pembroke MDF, Inc. to purchase Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario, Canada.

Executive Appointment at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group

Posted on 3/7/2018
W. R. Berkley Corporation announced the appointment of John F. Kearns as president of Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, a Berkley Company (BMAG).

Tax Refunds Pay Down Debts

Posted on 3/5/2018
More Americans than ever plan to hold on to their tax refunds this year rather than spending the money they get from the IRS

Werner Lumber Named "Coolest" Store

Posted on 3/5/2018
Ace Hardware Corporation recently recognized four local Ace Hardware stores with the company’s seventh-annual “Coolest Hardware Store” awards, including EBMDA member Werner Lumber.

NRLA Awards ‘Best Featured Product’ of LBM Expo

Posted on 2/21/2018
The NRLA is excited to announce Patwin Plastics reinforced PVC extrusions has been named the Best Featured Product at LBM Expo ’18.

CAMO Screw Off Winner Announced

Posted on 2/21/2018
Otis Nelson of Modern Roofing & Siding in Ashland, Maine Wins Harley-Davidson® Grand Prize at National Nail’s CAMO® Screw Off!

New Ecophon® Product Options Provide Innovative Alternatives To Suspended Ceilings

Posted on 2/21/2018
From clouds and baffles to direct mount ceilings and wall panels in a variety of shapes and sizes, CertainTeed Ceilings Ecophon® products are giving designers the tools to create beautiful environments better suited for occupants and end-users around

BlueLinx to Distribute Versatex

Posted on 2/21/2018
As a New Full-Line Versatex Distributor, BlueLinx Minneapolis will boost access to premium low-maintenance pvc trim for home builders and remodelers across the upper Midwest for home builders and remodelers across the upper Midwest.

Masonite Names Bob Paxton to Lead Human Resources

Posted on 2/21/2018
Bob joins Masonite from Owens Corning where he served in various human resource and operational roles since 2010, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources for Owens Corning’s Composites business.

Parksite Inc. Partners with Boral North America

Posted on 2/7/2018
National Building Materials Company Expands Offering to include Boral TruExterior® Siding & Trim

Boston Cedar Now Stocks Allura Fiber Cement Siding

Posted on 2/7/2018
Available in both Smooth and Traditional wood texture, Allura fiber cement Lap Siding provides the natural look your customers are looking for without any of the limitations of wood or vinyl.

DuraLife Unveils New Exact Match Cortex Plug System

Posted on 2/7/2018
New DuraLife Cortex Plug System Conceals Exposed Screw Heads to Create Beautiful, Seamless Deck Installations

Roseburg Resources Announces Reorganization

Posted on 2/7/2018
As a result of several strategic developments within the company, including the recent sale of its California timberlands and purchase of 158,000 acres in Virginia and North Carolina, Roseburg Resources Co. has reviewed its organizational structure,

CertainTeed Debuts New Bufftech® Brookline Vinyl Fence at FENCETECH

Posted on 2/7/2018
Bufftech adds even more privacy to its modern horizontal fence style to create a fresh face for outdoor retreats

Derby Introduces New Signature Stain Shake Created by Tando

Posted on 2/7/2018
Signature Stain Shake created by Tando is the latest new product introduction from Derby Building Products.

National Nail Announces Finals of its CAMO® Screw Off! at LBM Expo

Posted on 2/7/2018
National Nail’s CAMO Screw Off! in which hundreds of contractors competed in a deck fastening speed competitions at lumberyards in New England and New Jersey in 2017, will hold the finals at LBM Expo

Mid-State Lumber’s Sales Staff Grows

Posted on 2/7/2018
Steve Magee was named Territory Manager in the Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania region.

Boise Cascade Expands Markets for Fire Membrane Joist

Posted on 2/7/2018
Boise Cascade has announced increased production of AJS 24 FMJ, a single-step, ready-to-install I-Joist for unfinished residential basements and will be expanding to new markets.

RLDAM Awards Brian C. Thayer Scholarship

Posted on 2/6/2018
On February 5, members of the Retail Lumber Dealers Association of Maine’s (RLDAM) Board of Directors met with a recipient of one of their four annual Brian C. Thayer Memorial Scholarships.

New Hampshire Retail Lumber Association Announces 2018 Legislative Priorities

Posted on 2/6/2018
Mandated Scheduling Requirements, and asbestos trust transparency top list of New Hampshire Retail Lumber Association legislative priorities for 2018.

An Approach to the Multi-Family Segment

Posted on 2/5/2018
In this fast-paced LBM world, the business climate is constantly changing. Learn how the Multi-Family Housing Segment fits into National Lumber's business strategy.

Hancock Lumber Acquires Mainely Trusses

Posted on 2/5/2018
Two successful Maine businesses are joining forces with this acquisition, adding a unique product line to Hancock’s manufacturing portfolio.

Maine Lumber Dealers Host Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

Posted on 1/31/2018
With Maine’s Governor, Paul LePage serving his final year in office, candidates for the State’s highest office came to the Retail Lumber Dealers of Maine’s (RLDAM) January meeting

Choosing Your Customer

Posted on 1/29/2018
The single biggest factor affecting profitability is how you select your customer.

Parksite Announces the Acquisition of Atlantic Plywood.

Posted on 1/24/2018
Parksite’s objective is to grow significantly faster than the market and acquisitions are important piece of the growth strategy.

Mountain Bikers Put LP Legacy Sub-Flooring to the Extreme Test

Posted on 1/24/2018
Second “Tested Extreme” expedition showcases strength and moisture resistance of LP Legacy premium sub-flooring.

New Quik Drive PRODW Drywall System

Posted on 1/24/2018
Simpson Strong-Tie has developed a new, lightweight auto-feed screw driving system for drywall applications, expanding its popular Quik Drive product line.