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Lumber Plus Adds Boston Location

The newest Lumber Plus franchise location in Sagamore Beach, just minutes from Boston, MA., strategically caters to the entire Northeast region, providing convenient access to ...
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Day 2 at Deck Expo

Yesterday was an exciting day at Deck Expo. It was amazing to see all the builders and exhibitors packed in Las Vegas Convention Center’s West ...
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Business Operations

Avon Plastics Expands Distribution Operations

Avon Plastics is expanding its distribution operations in Paynesville, Mn., with the opening of an additional 40,000-sq. ft. warehouse. The state-of-the-art facility is set to ...
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Envision Partners with Bozarth in the West

Envision Outdoor Living Products has partnered with Chehalis, WA.-based Bozarth Sales, who will distribute Envision’s decking and railing lines to customers in Washington, northern Oregon, Alaska, and Hawaii. With the ...

Plastic Lumber Expected to Reach $15.8 Billion Globally by 2032

The plastic lumber market is expected to reach $15.8 billion globally by 2032, according to a new report published by Allied Market Research. Moreover, the plastic lumber market was valued ...

Belgard Launches Third Podcast Season

Belgard announces the return of its podcast series, “Inside Out with Belgard,” for its third season.

Good Housekeeping Lauds Top Consumer Brands

The Good Housekeeping Institute has handed out its second annual Good Housekeeping Home Renovation Awards, recognizing top brands in decking, railings and more. 

Deck Specialist Podcast: An Exclusive with Duane Smith on PWT’s Innovations

In the realm of decking and wood products, innovations are constantly transforming the way builders think, design, and construct. Our latest episode on the Deck Specialist Podcast brings you right ...

Trex Names New CFO and Senior VP

Trex Company, Inc. announced that it has named Brenda Lovcik CFO and Senior VP effective October 23.

Deckorators Voyage Decking Recognized by Good Housekeeping

Deckorators announced today that its patented Voyage mineral-based composite decking has been recognized in the prestigious Good Housekeeping 2023 Home Renovation Awards.

Three Promoted at Key-Link and Superior Plastic

Key-Link Fencing & Railing and Superior Plastic Products have announced three internal promotions: Ezekiel Harnish to COO, Raj Pathak to Director of Engineering, and Dave Lechlitner to Director of Information ...

FastenMaster Parent Reorganizes HR

FastenMaster parent company, OMG, Inc., has reorganized its Human Resources department to focus on initiatives that provide employees with opportunities to improve themselves, feel appreciated and continually progress in their ...

RDI Railing Teams with Coastal Forest Products in New England

RDI Railing by Barrette Outdoor Living has entered into a distribution agreement with Coastal Forest Products, expanding access of the fencing and railing manufacturer’s products in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, ...

Simpson Strong-Tie Opens 3 New Western Hubs

Engineered structural connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie staged simultaneous ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Sept. 15 at three new warehouse, distribution and training centers in Denver, CO.; Salt Lake City, UT.; and Kent, ...

Lumberman’s Wholesale to Distribute Envision Products in St. Louis

Envision Outdoor Living Products has entered a distribution agreement with Lumberman’s Wholesale Inc., a two-step distributor of specialty building materials in the Midwest. LWI will offer all of Envision’s composite ...