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April 1, 2014

Marion, Va.-based Royal Building Products has added U.S. Lumber to its Southeast and Mid-Atlantic distribution network, the company announced Monday.

“With the rapid growth of new, low-maintenance product alternatives, we are constantly adding high-quality brands that deliver on that promise to our contractor-oriented, pro-yard customers," said Jeff McClendon, president of U.S. Lumber. "The Royal brand is a perfect addition to that list.”

December 10, 2013

Beloit, Wis.-based ABC Supply named Mike Jost to the newly created position of VP operations. 

In his new role, Jost will be responsible for the company’s operations, safety, education, real estate, marketing and merchandising functions. Most recently, Jost had been the Mid-Atlantic district manager.   

November 26, 2013

In a move aimed at expanding its presence in the Northeast, California Redwood Company has entered into a distributor relationship with Russin Lumber.

“Russin Lumber has a fine reputation in New England and the Mid-Atlantic as a wholesale distributor of building materials, and we are pleased to have been selected to provide them with our high-quality redwood products and strong customer service,” said Ray Barbee, VP sales and marketing.

October 4, 2013

Winchester, Va.-based Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, is expanding its presence in the Mid-Atlantic region with the addition of Pittsburgh-based Babcock Lumber Company to its distribution network.

Babcock will supply dealers across western and central Pennsylvania, western New York and West Virginia with Trex products.

“Babcock is well-known and respected throughout the industry for its commitment to its customers,” said Ronald W. Kaplan, chairman, president and CEO of Trex. 

February 21, 2013

The nation's single-family housing market is springing back to life, and the luxury market is budding right along with it.

Luxury homes have received a healthy boost from historically low mortgage rates, increased buyer confidence and burgeoning interest from foreign investors looking to capitalize on favorable exchange rates.

One bellwether of the recovery: Toll Brothers, the largest luxury home builder in the United States, reported that fourth-quarter revenues (ended Oct. 31, 2012) were up 48%, and new orders were the highest level seen since 2006.

July 10, 2012

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek is expanding into the Mid-Atlantic with a new location in Richmond, Va., describing the market as a high-growth area.

“This expansion is further evidence of our commitment to growing the footprint of Cedar Creek and opening new markets,” said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. “We view this as a great opportunity to increase our presence outside of our traditional mid-South markets and enter what’s forecasted to be one of the best growth areas in the country.” 

June 20, 2012

The Bozzuto Group, a residential builder based in Greenbelt, Md., has hired Chris Block as its new director of construction. 

October 27, 2011

Federal Way, Wash.-based Weyerhaeuser has announced it is now supplying Versetta Stone panelized stone veneer to northeast and mid-Atlantic U.S. markets. 

April 6, 2011

Stock Building Supply has confirmed its plans, outlined in an April 1 memo to employees, to reorganize the company into four divisions and eliminate two top executive positions. 

The Raleigh, N.C., pro dealer will no longer have a chief operating officer or VP national sales. Instead, Stock will rely on four regional presidents/general managers, to oversee the No. 4 player in the LBM industry, according to the Home Channel News Top 350 rankings. 

The new divisions and presidents are as follows: 

December 2, 2010

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December 30, 2008

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December 14, 2008

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June 10, 2008

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March 9, 2008

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March 3, 2008

U.S. Home Systems will continue to sell and install decking to Home Depot on a...

January 1, 2008

M/I Homes will absorb $82 million in fourth-quarter charges....

October 21, 2007

Wolf Organization has announced a restructuring plan for its subsidiary, The Lumber Yard, a pro...

October 10, 2007

The 18-unit LBM chain, based in York, Pa., will concentrate its operations into five large...

October 7, 2007

In the wake of Lowe’s announcement that it had cut its profit forecast for 2007,...

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