The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Hallmark Certification Committee approved procedures for extending the term of Hallmark certification from four years up to a total of eight years.
A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for May 17, 2013
Indianapolis -- Speaking to the collected body of Do it Best Dealers during the co-op's Merchandising Market Preview here, Steve Markley described light bulbs as a high-interest, high-reward category.
Even though housing starts retreated in April, the Home Channel Stock Roundup shows nothing put gainers for the month and the year.
PrimeSource is promoting an in-store display that it calls a belt-clip collated finish center designed to eliminate collated fastener guesswork.
For the end user, the belt-clip package design brings fasteners right from the shelf to the user’s belt for easy access at the job site.
Indianapolis -- A number of innovations, events and product deals helped draw thousands of member-owners to the 2013 Do it Best May Market.
“From the strong member response at the Sneak Peek, to the solid attendance at our many seminars and training events and continuing out to the bustle on the market floor, we’ve seen a lot of enthusiasm among our members this weekend,” said Do it Best Corp. President and CEO Bob Taylor.
Menashe, Israel-based Caesarstone Sdot-Yam, manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, announced that it has entered into an agreement with IKEA US as the exclusive non-laminate countertop vendor.
Caesarstone will source, finish and distribute countertop products, including mainly Caesarstone quartz surfaces as well as other materials.
Nashville -- Epicor Software Corp. announced the newest version of Epicor Eagle business management software during its Insights global consumer conference here.
With high penetration in the LBM and hardware space, Epicor Eagle software empowers small to midsize retailers with the tools required to optimize their business and better manage day-to-day operations, the company said.
A potential fire hazard afflicts the Portable Infrared Radiant Quartz Electric Space Heaters.
BlueLinx Holdings has announced that George R. Judd will no longer serve as president and chief executive, effective May 14, 2013.