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December 10, 2013

When Mansfield, Mass.-based Boston Cedar announced the kickoff for its new lineup of decking, railing and trim products, the moves were described collectively as a “Game Changer.”

The building products distributor brought in hockey legend Bobby Orr to help spread the word about its new suppliers: RDI, KOMA Building Products and Trex Co.

December 4, 2013

The common stock of St. Louis-based Huttig Building Products has been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market exchange. 

“We are pleased to take this step forward in our commitment to build shareholder value,” said Jon Vrabely, Huttig president and CEO.

Huttig’s shares under the ticker symbol “HBP” will begin trading on NASDAQ on Dec. 9. Previously, Huttig was traded over the counter.

September 10, 2013

Two-step distribution is riding a housing recovery for both LBM and hardware.

Sales gains and growth were the major themes of the HCN Top 300 Retailer and Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboards released earlier this year.

So it’s only logical that the HCN Top 100 Distributor Scoreboard shares in that growth, fueled by rising prices on certain products and a long awaited — though staggering and somewhat unreliable — housing market recovery.

July 13, 2008

It looks so simple, from an outsider’s perspective....

July 13, 2008

Delivering the right product, to the right location at the right time is never as...

April 24, 2008

The St. Louis-based distributor saw a net loss of $9.8 million in the first quarter,...

February 10, 2008

The building materials distributor posted an $8.2 million net loss for 2007, its second year...

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