In Depth: Tech tools With increasing adoption – and anytime access – software, apps, and other tech tools are boosting efficiencies for dealers across the country Spruce from ECi is an all-inclusive system designed to manage every aspect of a dealer’s business, including point of sale, inventory, accounting, installed sales,Read More →

MiTek’s Marriott receives industry award from Structural Building Components Association CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — MiTek has announced that its outgoing president, Dick Marriott, has won the 2017 Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast award, a prestigious honor awarded annually by the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA). “The Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast award was createdRead More →

How Zeeland Lumber uses data to accelerate growth Zeeland Lumber: Measuring up The Zeeland Lumber leadership team focuses on data and technology to move the company forward while empowering teams to deliver innovation and exceptional customer service. From left to right: Mark VandenBosch, AJ Konynenbelt, Mike Dykstra, and Rob Groothuis.Read More →

Report: 2018 new construction starts to increase 3% to 5 Billion CHICAGO – Dodge Data & Analytics has released its 2018 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning. The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2018 will climb 3% to $765 billion. “The U.S.Read More →

Award-winning projects from the 2017 NADRA Deck Awards Each year, one of the most anticipated events among deck builders, dealers and manufacturers is the North American Deck and Railing Association’s (NADRA) recognition of outstanding deck, porch and outdoor projects. This year’s NADRA deck awards ceremony, dinner and entertainment was heldRead More →

Huttig CFO to present at investor conference ST. LOUIS — Huttig Building Products, Inc.  announced that its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Oscar Martinez, will present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference on November 15, 2017, at the Westin Dallas Downtown in Dallas, Texas. Huttig’s presentation is scheduled to beginRead More →

Superior Plastics names Weaver VP of Engineering Weaver NEW HOLLAND, Penn. — Superior Plastic Products has promoted Elmer Weaver to the newly-created role of Vice President of Engineering. Formerly the company’s machine shop manager, Weaver started with Superior (then Quality Fence) in 1999. “Elmer combines a wealth of institutional knowledgeRead More →