Business and Management

How-to information, news and tips to help improve the business and management of businesses in the industry.

DBCI enlists DSI as distributor for Northeast

- Regional door company will offer Curl-Lok in seven states – Douglasville, GA – Rollup door manufacturer DBCI announces a new partnership with DSI Distribution out of Framingham, Massachusetts. DSI will service all DBCI commercial door requests in Massachusetts, Connecticut, … Read more »

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Nudo Products announces acquisition of Marlite, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Nudo Products Inc. announced its acquisition of Marlite, Inc. Headquartered in Dover, Ohio, Marlite is known in the architectural community for designing, developing and manufacturing advanced panel solutions for interior spaces in a variety of market segments, … Read more »

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Atlas Roofing Appoints New VP of Sales and Marketing

Atlas Roofing Corp., an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial and residential building materials, announced Steve Heaton will oversee product sales and marketing for the polyiso division including Atlas Roof Insulation and the Wall CI Board. He will succeed … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components hires national sales manager

Levi’s Building Components has hired Chris Ray as National Sales Manager. As a new addition to the Levi’s Building Components team, Ray brings over 30 years of leadership experience gained from working in a variety of industries and the public … Read more »

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Palram Partners with Snavely Forest Products to distribute PALIGHT Trimboard

Kutztown, PA – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has partnered with Snavely Forest Products, a recognized distribution leader in the wholesale lumber and building products industry, to offer the full line of PALIGHT® Trimboard products. … Read more »

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OSHA communications on distracted driving and injury reporting

- By Gary Auman – Recent communications from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will have an effect on workplace practices regarding cell phone use and injury-reporting requirements. Employees and Distracted Driving How often do you talk on your cell … Read more »

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ABC Supply Co. Inc. acquires Siding World

Transaction Includes 17 Locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio   BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. has acquired the assets of Siding World, a distributor of siding and other exterior building products including roofing, windows, doors, decking … Read more »

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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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ABC Supply Opens Two More Branches

BELOIT, Wis. – In recent weeks, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has opened two more branches – one in Philadelphia and the other in Newnan, Georgia. The Philadelphia store provides a second ABC location for contractors working within … Read more »

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Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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