AZEK adds to executive team Chicago — The AZEK Company, parent corporation to manufacturing companies AZEK Building Products, Versatex, Scranton Products, and Vycom, has announced the appointments of Ralph Nicoletti and Robert Perna to the executive leadership team. Nicoletti will serve as senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer, while Perna will serveRead More →

Construction employment rises to close Out 2018 WASHINGTON—According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction employment expanded by 38,000 net new jobs in December. Across the industry, employment is up by 280,000 year-over-year, an increase of 4%. Nonresidential employment grew byRead More →

Grabber dump cart Grabber Construction Products’ new dump cart features a 1,000-pound load capacity, and an optional hinged lid. The cart is made from high-density plastic as a single seamless container. The design features a patented reinforced handle integrated into the cart mold, designed to make it less susceptible toRead More →

Deckorators lights by Hinkley Lighting Deckorators, a Universal Forest Products brand, has collaborated with Hinkley Lighting to bring a new line of low-voltage lighting to outdoor living: Deckorators by Hinkley Lighting. Hinkley Lighting has been a manufacturer and distributor of lighting fixtures for more than 95 years. The brand partnershipRead More →

Tough Call: When different isn’t better The new manager’s new ways are creating conflict and hurting your store’s performance. What would you do? As the owner of a four-location LBM dealer, you’re thoroughly enjoying the healthy housing and remodeling markets. And for you, it’s even better than pre-recession. Back inRead More →

Linden Cypress joins Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association PITTSBURGH – The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association (SCMA) has introduced new member, Linden Cypress, LLC. Located in Grove Hill, Ala., Linden Cypress specializes in air-dried and kiln-dried cypress lumber and timbers in standard grades. The company supplies wood products to the Southeastern U.S.Read More →