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April 16, 2014

The 3-In-One Multi-Purpose Oil It lubricates, penetrates rust and cleans. New Product Showcase is sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas, May 6-8.

April 16, 2014

Hyde Painter’s Assistant easily snaps on to 1- and 2-quart containers and has a magnetic paint brush holder. New Product Showcase is sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas, May 6-8.

April 14, 2014

The Reduce SteelMate features a touch-and-toss lid, which hides unsightly trash bags. New Product Showcase is sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas, May 6-8.

April 11, 2014

The compound action cutting tool comes with a variety of blades. New Product Showcase is sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas, May 6-8.

April 10, 2014

The Little Big Shot is a made-in-the USA hose nozzle that can fit onto any garden hose. New Product Showcase is sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas, May 6-8.

April 7, 2014

Sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas May 6-8.

April 3, 2014

Hipp Modern Builders Supply of Mountain View, Ark., a fourth-generation family business in the Ozark foothills, has been named the 2014 Tools of the Trade Award winner by HCN. 

The award will be presented during the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony during the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas May 6.

March 27, 2014

The Home Channel Hall of Fame will induct a new member in early May, as Orgill chairman, president and CEO Ron Beal joins the prestigious circle of industry leaders.

Beal will be inducted as part of the 2014 Golden Hammer Awards Ceremony slated for May 6 in Las Vegas during the National Hardware Show. 

The event’s sponsors are HCN and the National Hardware Show.

March 24, 2014

Stine Home & Yard will accept the prestigious Retailer of the Year Award during the 2014 Golden Hammer Awards Ceremony at this year’s National Hardware Show in Las Vegas on May 6.  

March 10, 2014

Remodeler Paul Sullivan, CAPS, CGR, CGP, of Waterville Valley, N.H., was named the 2014 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.  

March 6, 2014

Carol Morgan, of mRELEVANCE in Atlanta, has been sworn in as the 2014 chair of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. 

March 4, 2014

For the first time in the history of oriented strand board or any other product, the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) were under one roof this year at the Las Vegas Convention Center. More than 70,000 attendees stormed the castle for what will hereto forth be known as Design & Construction Week, a perfectly sensible synergistic meeting of two highly anticipated industry events.

February 19, 2014

The National Hardware Show announced that Black + Decker will return to the May 6-8 event in Las Vegas as an exhibitor.

The iconic tool and home improvement brand is coming off a recent brand identity redesign.

"Black + Decker's presence will enhance the show for many of our buyers, attracting new buyers and industry professionals who will come to see what the new look and feel will mean for them," said Richard Russo, VP of the National Hardware Show.

February 13, 2014

HCN cameras were rolling at the first-ever Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas. Plenty of products were on display during Demo Day, including innovations from Jeld-Wen, DaVinci and Broan-NuTone.

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February 11, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) anointed a few winners at last week's International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. 

Now in its second year, the Best of IBS Product Awards recognized winners in six categories out of 254 total entries.

Trutankless by Bollente Companies took home the Best Home Technology Award for its revolutionary approach to tankless water heating. Using a custom heat exchanger, Trutankless heats water as it passes through the system, which is aimed at creating an endless supply of hot water.

February 10, 2014

Las Vegas -- They are arguably the world's first mobile apps, not counting the abacus. And yet, handheld calculators are showing no signs of disappearing from the job site.

In fact, Calculated Industries, makers of the Construction Master Pro handheld calculator, is adding (some would say multiplying) to its product offering to appeal to new users and old. 

February 9, 2014

Las Vegas -- One look at the demonstration plank, and it’s easy to see the basic story behind NyloDeck. The demo deck board has synthetic carpet fibers blooming like flowers out of one end. 

February 7, 2014

Led by a resurgence in single-family production, housing will continue its climb toward higher ground in 2014, but builders are still confronting several challenges that could hinder the pace of the ongoing recovery, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.

February 7, 2014

Las Vegas -- At last year’s International Builders’ Show, industry economists from the builders’ biggest trade group looked into their crystal balls and made forecasts for housing starts.

How did they do? Short answer: Not bad.

A little more than a year ago, HCN reported the housing start forecast from National Association of Home Builders chief economist David Crowe. Here’s how it stacked up with time and reality:

Total housing starts

February 6, 2014

Las Vegas -- Anticipating that many attendees at this week's International Builders' Show still had questions regarding the imminent changes to healthcare policy, the National Association of Home Builders offered three time slots for its ACA-related educational session.

February 5, 2014

Las Vegas -- While Eastman discontinued its decking entrant called Perennial Wood, the company says it's in full-steam-ahead mode in the building and construction material industry. 

February 5, 2014

Las Vegas -- A small panel of home design experts offered their two cents on emerging residential trends at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. All bets are on a clean, minimal luxury now common in many hotels and spas.

"Houses are becoming more like spas," said Victor Mirontschuk of EDI International. "They're becoming more like a retreat where [homeowners] want to go at the end of the day. It's like they're on vacation."

February 5, 2014

Las Vegas -- One speaker at the President's Council Advisory Board meeting here during the International Builders' Show explained that "we're not in full panic mode," anymore. Another pointed to a 32% increased in single-family home starts for 2014. 

But what are the challenges that might slow the industry’s growth trajectory?

February 5, 2014

Phil Kean, president of Phil Kean Design Group in Winter Park, Fla., has been named the Custom Builder of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

The award was presented at a luncheon in Las Vegas during the International Builders’ Show.

Kean was nominated by the Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando, Fla. In 2012, Kean’s company designed and built The New American Home, the annual show home for IBS.

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