UFPI to distribute Allura in Southwest HOUSTON — Allura is adding two affiliates of Universal Forest Products, Inc. – UFP Chandler, LLC in Arizona and UFP Riverside, LLC in Southern California — to its growing distribution network. According to Allura CEO, Bob Musselman, Allura chose the UFP companies because ofRead More →

Merger makes Thermory largest thermally-modified wood provider Thermory and Ha Serv have announced a planned merger of their business operations, thus becoming the world’s leading and largest producer of thermally-modified wood. The current offering of Thermory products remains available throughout the U.S. and Canada via Thermory USA, with the overarchingRead More →

Report: September home prices increased 5.6% year over year IRVINE, Calif. — CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, has released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for September 2018, which shows home prices rose both year over year and month over month. HomeRead More →

LBM Advantage members gather in Atlanta Atlanta — LBM Advantage members, mills and manufacturers descended on Atlanta last week for their Annual Fall Conference. The Omni Atlanta Hotel was the host venue, which houses CNN studio headquarters, and is neighbor to the College Football Hall of Fame and Georgia Aquarium.Read More →

Weyerhaeuser Distribution expands Fiberon Decking in California Seattle — Weyerhaeuser Distribution is adding Fiberon Decking at its California distribution centers. Fiberon is a U.S. manufacturer of composite decking, railing, cladding, and fencing. The California locations will carry the full line of Fiberon Decking products. “We’re thrilled to expand Fiberon toRead More →

BIP’s Homewood Holdings acquires Building Supply and Lumber Co., Inc. Sacramento, Calif. — Homewood Holdings, LLC , a portfolio company of private equity investment firm, Building Industry Partners, has announced the acquisition of select assets of Building Supply and Lumber Co., Inc. Founded in 1946, Building Supply and Lumber isRead More →

Boone named WCLBMA President Officers and directors of the West Coast Lumber & Building Material Association were elected and confirmed at the annual convention of the 102 year old organization held at the Westin Carlsbad Resort in October.  Mark Boone becomes president of the association for 2019-2020 as the West’sRead More →