GMS Expands into Kingston, Ontario
GMS Inc. has acquired Rigney Building Supplies Ltd., a single-location distributor based in Kingston, Ontario.
Founded in 1972, Rigney serves residential and commercial customers in the Greater Kingst
Goldblatt Debuts New Website
Goldblatt® has launched its new website, www.goldblattusa.com , in both English and Spanish.
The new website serves as a digital hub for professional builders and contractors to obtain the information the
L&W Supply Opens New Branch in Central Arizona
Contractors and vendors in the Phoenix metro area will now have more options for fulfilling their interior building product needs with the opening of a new L&W Supply Branch in Glendale, Ariz. The location off
Armstrong World Industries Completes Sale of EMEA and Pacific Rim Business to Knauf
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. announced Sept. 30 that it has completed the sale to Knauf International GmbH of certain subsidiaries comprising the EMEA and Pacific Rim businesses of the company, including t
Bill Egan Group Forms
The Bill Egan Group has been formed to provide consulting services to the construction industry related to building enclosures as well as construction products and systems.
Bill Egan has more than 35
WernerCo Relocates Headquarters
WernerCo announced Oct. 8 that it will move its U.S.–based headquarters to Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Ill. The company is bringing together cross-functional executive team members, corporate staff and leadershi
EIFS Hero Project Awards: Call for Entries
EIMA announced the call for entries for the 2019 EIFS Hero Awards on Aug. 15.
Do you think you have an award-winning project? If so, here’s your chance to showcase it and tell the story of why EIFS is
Two National Gypsum Plants Achieve Safety Milestones
National Gypsum Company announces that two of its plants have earned the Lloyd H. Yeager Award, a safety honor given by the Gypsum Association to its member companies that achieve 1 million hours worked by ass
AWCI Colorado Presents Its 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards
During an awards dinner on May 23, 2019 , Nate Reimer, president of the AWCI Colorado, presented the 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards to the following recipients:
South Valley Drywall, Inc., Gold
GMS Acquires the Acoustical and Drywall Supply Operations of J.P. Hart Lumber Company
GMS Inc., a North American specialty distributor of interior building products, has acquired the acoustical and drywall operations of J.P. Hart Lumber Company in San Antonio, Texas.
Hart Acoustical &
Arrow Fastener Celebrates 90th Anniversary
Arrow Fastener Company kicked off its 90th anniversary at the 2019 National Hardware Show with the introduction of several new tools.
Morris Abrams founded the company in 1929. At first he sold staple
GMS Appoints Teri McClure to the Board of Directors
GMS Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Teri P. McClure to serve as an independent member of the board of directors, effective April 23, 2019.
McClure is currently chief human res
L&W Supply Acquires Metro Building Products Inc.
L&W Supply Corporation announced April 29 the acquisition of assets of Metro Building Products Inc. in Arapahoe County, Colo.
Founded in 1986, Metro is a single-branch location that serves the Denver
Steel Framing Industry Association Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors
The Steel Framing Industry Association has elected new board of directors and officers for 2019–2020. SFIA voting members unanimously approved the slate of steel framing industry leaders selected by the organi
Sto Corp. Is Now Part of ARCAT’s Specifications Software
Sto Corp. has partnered with ARCAT, an online resource of building product information. ARCAT offers a variety of specification tools to support the architecture, engineering and construction industry. The par
WernerCo Trains 17,000 Construction Professionals for Annual National Safety Stand-Down Initiative
Werner conducted more than 200 training events in support of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s National Safety Stand-Down initiative held last month. The safety events were conducted nationwide
ABC Names Marek Contractor of the Year
Associated Builders and Contractors named Marek, headquartered in Houston, as its 2018 Contractor of the Year, an award that recognizes companies for corporate integrity, commitment to safety, professional dev
AD Announces Completion of IDI Merger
AD, the member owned buying/marketing group, has completed the merger with IDI Independent Distributors Inc., effective April 1, 2019.
IDI is now AD Canada Industrial & Safety.
IDI brings 103
L&W Supply Finalizes Purchase of Delta Gypsum
L&W Supply Corporation has finalized the acquisition of Delta Gypsum based out of Raleigh, N.C.
Since 1989, the family-owned business has been focused on building valuable customer relationships. Delt
SFS Acquires Triangle Fastener Corporation
Triangle Fastener Corporation, headquartered Pittsburgh, has been acquired by SFS Group, a company that specializes in mechanical fastening systems and precision formed components and is headquartered in Heerb
The Drake Group Merges with AD
AD, the member-owned buying and marketing group, announces the merger of The Drake Group, LLC and AD’s Building Materials Division to form the AD Gypsum Supply Division. This union brings together two of the l
AMES Opens New Location in Florida
AMES Taping Tools has opened its of their newest location in Tampa, Fla.
The addition of the Tampa location brings AMES to 74 corporate stores. Located at 3611 Hillsborough Ave., Ste. 204, the new store p
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Acquires Architectural Components Group, Inc.
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. announced March 5, 2019, that it has completed its acquisition of Architectural Components Group, Inc. ACGI marks AWI’s third acquisition in the last 12 months.
ACGI is a
ASA Recognizes South Valley Drywall with Certificate of Excellence in Ethics
AWCI lifetime member South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo., was one of 14 recipients of the American Subcontractors Association’s national Excellence in Ethics Awards. These awards are presented to construc
GMS Acquires Commercial Builders Group, LLC
GMS Inc. announced March 5, 2019, that it has acquired the assets of interior building products distributor Commercial Builders Group, LLC in LaPlace, La.
Since its founding in 2005, CBG has been serving
IDI Merges with AD to Become AD Canada Industrial & Safety
AD announced the merger with IDI Independent Distributors Inc., effective April 1, 2019. IDI brings 107 independent industrial Canadian distributors with over 364 locations into the AD family. AD also welcomes
L&W Supply Acquires Delta Gypsum
L&W Supply Corporation announced March 11, 2019, the acquisition of Delta Gypsum based out of Raleigh, N.C.
Since 1989, the family-owned business has been focused on building customer relationships. Delta
Trim-Tex Celebrates 50 Years
Trim-Tex, a story of the American dream, started in 1969 when its founder, Joe Koenig Sr., a displaced immigrant from Yugoslavia, introduced the vinyl J bead to the drywall industry. As Trim-Tex passes the 50
AD Member Sales Surpass $41B Growing 11 Percent in 2018
AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, reported an 11 percent increase in member sales, across 12 AD divisions, totaling $41.4 billion in 2018. Purchases from AD suppliers
USGBC Opens Registration for LEED v4.1 for New Construction & Interior Spaces
On Jan. 22, the U.S. Green Building Council announced that its newest version of the LEED green building program, LEED v4.1, is open for registration for both new construction projects as well as interior spac
AWCI Announces New Officers
New leadership was elected by members of the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry during the association’s Industry Executives’ Conference & Committee Meetings event held in San Antonio at the end of S
Concealor® Pancake Head Screw Is FM Approved for Wall Fastening
Triangle Fastener Corporation, Pittsburgh, announces that their 1/14-14 DP3 Concealor® Pancake Head Screw is now FM approved for wall fastening per FM Approval Standard 4881, Class 1 Exterior Wall Systems. TFC
Sto Corp. Again Achieves ISO Certifications
Sto Corp. has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certifications for demonstrating superior quality management and an ongoing commitment to the environment encompassing all its facilities in the