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December 19, 2014

The show is described as a “furniture design competition series,” featuring emerging furniture designers competing for $100,000 cash prize, plus plenty of perks.

December 19, 2014

A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Dec. 19, 2014

December 18, 2014

The company’s web site promotes categories including upholstery, home repair, home décor, craft & hobby, professional uses and wire and cables.

December 18, 2014

Commerce City, Colorado-based Atlas Copco Construction Equipment has hired Frank Lang as its business development manager of national rental accounts.

December 18, 2014

Dr. Christopher Herbert will step in as managing director of the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies next year, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

December 18, 2014

Durham, North Carolina-based LED lighting manufacturer Cree says it has a game-changing advancement with the commercial availability of the XLamp Extreme High Power LEDs.

December 18, 2014

WOLF's Key Buyer Index dropped notably in November, though the measure of dealer sentiment is still several points higher than it was last year.

December 18, 2014

It’s not every day that a CEO gives back his bonus. But that’s just what Rick Holley of Plum Creek Lumber did. Also around the web, HCN editors have found stories about store closings concerning a New Jersey independent and one of the biggest names in American retail.

December 18, 2014

Thursday continued the swell of optimism, which lifted nearly all the boats in HCN's Top 30 publicly traded companies.

December 18, 2014

Kwikset has expanded the reach of its Kevo automated smart lock to the Android market with the release of a new Android-compatible app.

December 18, 2014

Simpson Strong-Tie has released a new RPBZ retrofit post base to reinforce new or existing post-base connections for outdoor structures (think braced cartports, patio covers and trellises).

December 17, 2014

The 40-year-old Siding World has locations in 17 markets in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

December 17, 2014

High rents have one Ace Hardware store looking for a new location in the nation's capital.

December 17, 2014

Maumee, Ohio-based Fypon will introduce in January a new line of Classic Woodgrain decorative millwork and moulding pieces.

Made of durable polyurethane, the products will come with a refined woodgrain texture suitable for either staining or painting.

More than two dozen new Classic Woodgrain pieces are being introduced by Fypon, including a variety of crown, casing, baseboard and apron mouldings, plus crossheads, plinth blocks and a closed-ended beam.

December 17, 2014

Maumee, Ohio-based Fypon will introduce in January a new line of Classic Woodgrain decorative millwork and moulding pieces.

Made of durable polyurethane, the products will come with a refined woodgrain texture suitable for either staining or painting.

More than two dozen new Classic Woodgrain pieces are being introduced by Fypon, including a variety of crown, casing, baseboard and apron mouldings, plus crossheads, plinth blocks and a closed-ended beam.

December 17, 2014

Stocks were trending upward again after several consecutive days of bearish market trends for HCN's Top 30 publicly traded companies.

December 17, 2014

The True Value Company CEO starred in CBS television’s season six premiere of “Undercover Boss.” Here’s the episode.

December 17, 2014

KB Home has opened its latest Design Studio in Centennial, Colorado, giving Denver-area homebuyers the opportunity to shop for home features in a retail-like setting.

December 17, 2014

Concrete products manufacturer Smith-Midland Corporation has brought AJ Krick on board as its newest accounting manager.

December 17, 2014

Construction aggregates supplier Vulcan Materials Company is losing one of its board members.

December 17, 2014

WindowTex is recalling a number of its custom roller window shades, citing a risk of injury related to a steel pin inserted in the idler on the shades.

December 16, 2014

Armstrong World Industries has elected Gregory Spivy to its board of directors, effective Dec. 15, 2014. His appointment bumps the total number of Armstrong directors to 12.

December 16, 2014

US LBM Holdings has acquired Lumber Specialties of Dyersville, Iowa, a company described as the largest independent manufacturer of structural building components in the Midwest. 

US LBM bought the company from majority shareholders Carl Schoenhard, Bob Lex and Terry Bahl. Dennis Westhoff will become president of Lumber Specialties, managing the business with Bob Lex, Terry Bahl and their existing team.

December 16, 2014

Tuesday was a slow day for HCN stocks, but Central Garden & Pet (CENT) and WD-40 Company (WDFC) both managed to rise more than 3%.

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