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  • Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:38

    Valspar executives painted a picture of record sales and earnings for 2014.

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  • Mon, 11/24/2014 - 15:41

    In a move described as a “preparation for strategic growth,” Portland, Maine-based Emery-Waterhouse announced the promotion of Megan Freise to Senior Brand Manager.  

    In this new role, Freise will lead the development and execution of Emery’s brand messaging, emphasizing the renewed focus on retailer strategy and success.  

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  • Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:06

    The Construction Master Plus EZ (CMP EZ) is the newest in Calculated Industries’ line of award-winning Construction Master Pro construction-math calculators. The big difference between the CMP EZ and the other models is that, in addition to 140 built-in calculations, the CMP EZ is a Prompting Calculator.

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  • Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:27

    The family of John William Bacon announced his passing on Nov. 13 at the age of 84.

    A native of San Mateo, California, Bacon was a lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay area whose lumber-industry career began in the early 1950s at San Bruno Lumber Company. 

    He later purchased South City Lumber & Supply, Economy Lumber Company of Oakland, and Piedmont Lumber. 

    He died at his home in Atherton, California. He is survived by his wife, Lynn; seven children, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:56

    The National Retail Federation is calling for comprehensive immigration reform more comprehensive than that being offered by President Obama.

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  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:35

    Atlanta-based Atlas Roofing introduced a new roof underlayment designed for tile, slate, and metal roofing applications, adding to their array of leading residential and commercial building materials. WeatherMaster TU Ultra SE, a high temperature, self-adhering underlayment is the solution when quality and lifespan of a tile, slate, and metal roofing system is important.  

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  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:16

    Event organizers selected a new backdrop for the 11th consecutive Distribution America/PRO Group 2015 Executive Planning Conference -- the towering Santa Rosa Mountains of California. But the focus was the same: business, buying and networking for the two-step distribution channel.

    And during the Nov. 18-20 event held in Palm Desert, nine items earned the title "Best New Product Award" winner, ranging from a digital shower head to bacon jerky to a battery-powered reciprocating saw.

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  • Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:31

    Thompson Creek Window Company was recognized for its commitment to community service by a window and door trade magazine.

    This award, from Window & Door magazine recognizes Thompson Creek Window Company for their involvement in several large community service projects where they donated materials, manpower and knowledge and support to help improve the lives of others.  The replacement window manufacturer was noted for its emphasis on community service in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

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  • Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:15

    After seven years of rapid business growth, Georgia-based builder-turned-consultant Bobby Parks teamed up with Versatex Building Products to develop a course in marketing and lead generation for contractors and remodelers. 

    Parks is founder of Peachtree Decks and Porches LLC, the category-leading construction firm based in Alpharetta, Ga.

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  • Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:58

    Herndon, Virginia-based Continental Building Products, a manufacturer of gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products, announced a secondary public offering of stock.

    The launch involves 7,000,000 shares of common stock to be offered by the company’s largest stockholder, an affiliate of Lone Star Funds. 

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