Year-End Reflections, New Goals

Happy holidays! As the weather seems to be rapidly changing everyone is busy with normal schedules only compounded by the stress we put on ourselves during this season. I hope you, your families and your represented businesses all have a healthy and terrific holiday season.      For me, I really look forward to […]

CertainTeed Gypsum Announces Greenguard Gold Certification

CertainTeed announces Greenguard Gold Certification for No-Coat® drywall corners and tape products. As one of the first companies in the market to obtain this certification, it enables architects to specify any No-Coat® corner and tape product, in support of achieving better LEED performance across projects. Greenguard Gold Certified products aid in the creation of […]

Torres Promoted at Stockton Products

Angel Torres has been promoted to the position of vice president of strategic business development for Stockton Products. Torres has been instrumental in Stockton’s growth since joining the organization in 2018 to head up Stockton’s custom fabrication division in addition to supply chain management, new product design and innovation and a number of patents […]

MAX Grows Its Sales Team with New National, Regional Hires

MAX has hired two new team members to support the growing sale efforts throughout the United States and Canada.      Stephen Coan, the new national account executive, will focus on supporting and creating new national distributors throughout North America. With a strong background in selling national consumer products through both retail and wholesale […]

Cindell Joins Sharpe Interior Systems, Inc.

Holly Cindell has joined Sharpe Interior Systems, Inc. as a corporate manager. As a 35-year construction industry veteran, Cindell has gained her expertise on projects at Lendlease, McCarthy Building Companies and Tutor-Saliba.      Cindell’s primary focus will be strategic planning, supervision and coordination for Sharpe’s healthcare and education division. She will serve as […]

L&W Supply Acquires G. Proulx Building Materials

L&W Supply Corporation has acquired the assets of G. Proulx Building Materials in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.      By acquiring G. Proulx, L&W Supply increases its team of experienced associates and strengthen its presence in the southeast Florida market. This addition brings the number of L&W Supply locations servicing Florida to 15.      […]

GMS to Acquire AMES Taping Tools

GMS Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AMES Taping Tools Holding LLC. The transaction is expected to close in the company’s fiscal third quarter 2022 with a purchase price of $212.5 million in cash.      AMES provides a complement to GMS’s current offerings, expanding the company’s presence in the tools […]

Architecture Firm Billings End the Summer on a Strong Note

Architecture firms continued to report strong business conditions in September. The ABI score rose by a point from August to 56.6, one of the higher scores seen this year. The ABI scores over the last eight months continue to be among the highest ever seen in the immediate post-recession periods that have been captured […]

Construction Input Prices See Largest Monthly Increase Since June

Construction input prices increased 1.5% in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released Nov. 9. Nonresidential construction input prices increased 1.4% for the month.      Construction input prices are 21.1% higher than in October 2020, while nonresidential construction input […]