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April 6, 2012

National Nail Corp. is expanding its CAMO brand to include CAMO Exterior Screws comprised of Premium Deck, Structural, Composite/Capstock and Stainless screws.

“From the beginning, our plan has been to offer the market a complete line of deck fasteners from a brand the industry identifies with,” said Scott Baker, President and CEO at National Nail Corp. “The expansion of our industry leading CAMO Fasteners brand to include one of the most complete offerings of deck fasteners is consistent with this plan.” 

March 30, 2012

Maumee, Ohio-based Therma-Tru Corp. has introduced the Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection 3-Panel Style Door.

The product is designed to meet consumer demand for fiberglass doors in hardwood grains with 3/4-glass options. It can be ordered as a solid, opaque unit or configured for either 3/4-rectangle or 3/4-oval lites in 17 different decorative glass options, plus four privacy options, clear Low-E and clear glass.

February 23, 2012

After surveying its membership across North America, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has released its kitchen and bath trends for 2012, based on the results of 350 K&B designers who participated in the fourth-quarter 2011 survey.

Listed below are some of the top trends:

January 30, 2012

Abbeville, Ala.-based Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated, the nation’s leading producer of pressure treated pine lumber, acquired the assets of the Rocky Top Building Products companies. 

With the asset acquisition of Rocky Top and other wholly owned subsidiaries of Rocky Mount, Va.-based The Franklin Group, Inc., Great Southern Wood Preserving’s distribution coverage now stretches from the Florida Keys to Texas to Canada including all or parts of 27 states and the District of Columbia.

March 10, 2011

True Value has announced the introduction of a 2-in-1 -- paint plus primer -- paint called EasyCare Platinum. The new paint promises a one-coat solution to painting projects because it eliminates the need for a primer.

EasyCare Platinum will be available in all the colors offered in the Chicago co-op’s EasyCare line, including Flat Enamel, Satin and Semi-Gloss finishes. EasyCare Platinum is mildew-resistant and backed by a lifetime warranty.

March 3, 2011

The 2010 Housewares report, released by The NPD Group, called last year a “challenging” one for sellers of crystalware and fine china, which is defined as bone china or porcelain with a metal band accent.

February 23, 2011

East Coast Tile Group signed an exclusive master distribution arrangement with StonePeak Ceramics in the eastern United States. 

Under terms of the deal, East Coast Tile divisions Best Tile and Tile America will use their infrastructure to supply commercial-grade porcelain tiles to customers and prospects in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

February 3, 2011

Rocky Mountain Stone in Albuquerque, N.M., won first prize in the Artisan Group photo contest for an elaborate kitchen project using Artisan Stone Collection Gold Coast granite.

The kitchen in the winning photos was designed by homeowners Greg & Shana Levenson, and fabricated and installed by Artisan Group member Rocky Mountain Stone. The contractor was Brian Matteucci Construction, and the photographer was Jerry Goffe. 

The contest was open to all 35 Artisan Group member companies. Second place went to Top Master in Kansas City. 

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