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July 31, 2012

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for July 27, 2012

July 23, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for July 20, 2012

July 18, 2012

BlueLinx has announced that its onCENTER Engineered Lumber products are now included in the product library of MiTek's Sapphire Structure software.

With version 7.3.5 Service Pack 1, released June 28, 2012, users of Sapphire Structure can now specify onCENTER BLI Joists, onCENTER LVL and onCENTER Rim Board, and the MiTek Single Member Design Engine will analyze each member using material properties provided by BlueLinx.

July 15, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for July 13, 2012

*Western - regional species perimeter foundation; Southern - regional species slab construction.

Crow's Market Recap -- A condensed recap of the market conditions for the major North American softwood lumber and panel products as reported in Crow's Weekly Market Report.

July 2, 2012

A proposed 1% additional sales tax on selected lumber products that was part of Governor Jerry Brown’s attempt to close a state budget gap has been dropped, much to the relief of California LBM dealers. The tax pitted retail lumber sellers against lumber producers by shifting fees the timber industry currently pays to its customers.

June 24, 2012

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for June 22, 2012

June 1, 2012

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for June 1, 2012

May 18, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for May 18, 2012

April 30, 2012

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for April 27, 2012

April 18, 2012

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Co. have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered wood products (EWP). The two companies have finalized terms that will provide for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam joists, GP Lam laminated veneer lumber (LVL), FiberStrong rim board and laminated beams.

April 16, 2012

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for April 13, 2012

April 2, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for March 30, 2012

March 20, 2012

Dick Jackson, president and CEO of Pacific Wood Preserving Companies, died after a long battle with cancer, according to the Lumber Association of California and Nevada (LACN) newsletter.

March 16, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for March 16, 2012

March 9, 2012

Sunrise Decking, a pressure-treated lumber product by Sunbelt Forest Products, is now available through lumber dealers, home centers and fence contractors across Florida, the Southeast and into the Caribbean Basin.

Treated with Ecolife, a non-metallic wood preservative and wood made by Viance, the product can be purchased in 10-ft., 12-ft. and 16-ft. lengths throughout Florida exclusively at 84 Lumber store locations.

March 5, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for March 2, 2012

February 21, 2012

The Empire Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of New Zealand-based Tenon LTD, has been selected as the exclusive distribution partner for Eastman Chemical Company’s new Perennial Wood decking product into Lowe’s stores.

Eastman is a Fortune 500 company with more than 80 years of history in acetylating wood pulp, according to the announcement. In 2010, 13% of Eastman’s total revenues were derived from sales of raw materials to the building and construction industry. 

February 3, 2012

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Feb. 3, 2012

*Western - regional species perimeter foundation; Southern - regional species slab construction.

February 1, 2012

Demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber, used in decking, railing, trim and other building materials, is projected to rise 13% per year until 2015, according to a report from The Freedonia Group.

January 31, 2012

Demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber, used in decking, railing, trim and other building materials, is projected to rise 13% per year until 2015, according to a report from The Freedonia Group.

January 30, 2012

Abbeville, Ala.-based Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, the nation’s leading producer of pressure treated pine lumber, acquired the assets of the Rocky Top Building Products companies. 

With the asset acquisition of Rocky Top and other wholly owned subsidiaries of Rocky Mount, Va.-based The Franklin Group, Inc., Great Southern Wood Preserving’s distribution coverage now stretches from the Florida Keys to Texas to Canada including all or parts of 27 states and the District of Columbia.

January 30, 2012

 

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Jan. 27, 2012

January 25, 2012

The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association's (NRLA's) marquee event officially begins today at MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn.

Seminars focusing on Wood I-joists, Laminated Veneer Lumber and interior doors bolster an NRLA agenda that also includes an all-day product demonstration zone. The Expo's show floor will draw to a close Friday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m.

January 17, 2012

The American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) has announced that Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau will serve as a third-party auditing agency of the Pellet Fuels Institute's (PFI) densified wood pellet monitoring and labeling program, as administered by the ALSC.

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