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November 4, 2014

Denver-based Kodiak Building Partners is merging the assets and operations of Dacono, Colorado-based SteelStar with Barton Supply, located in Aurora, Colorado.

The alliance will enhance the combined company’s ability to serve the growing Colorado market, the companies said. 

September 9, 2014

Aurora, Colorado-based Bona US opened a Bona Regional Training Center in Dallas.

One of multiple regional training centers launched by Bona over the past few years, the center is located north of the Dallas metro area in Addison. 

August 21, 2014

Aurora, Ill.-based LBM dealer Alexander Lumber Co. named Russell Kathrein as CEO and president.

Kathrein has 25 years of experience in the lumber and building material industry, including senior management positions at 84 Lumber, BMC West, and most recently, ProBuild.

Alexander Lumber operates 20 yards in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, along with two truss plants and a counter-top facility.

July 17, 2013

Floor and Decor Outlets of America, Inc. is scheduled to open its third Chicagoland location on Aug. 22. The store will be located in the Aurora/Naperville area of Illinois and will feature a 57,000 square foot showroom and design center.

The specialty retailer has a large selection of related accessories and surface flooring, including porcelain, ceramic, stone, wood and laminate flooring. 

May 29, 2012

A man who claimed his friend’s hardware store was being driven out of business had been arrested for torching a Home Depot in Shoreline, Wash., a town 9 miles north of Seattle.

As reported in the Seattle Post Intelligencer, Randol Stebner, 53, started two small fires near the Aurora Avenue North store on May 14. According to police documents, Stebner admitted to lighting the fires and said he’d do it again.

April 12, 2012

Aurora, Colo.-based Bona US, the hardwood-floor-care company, launched Bona Hardwood Floor Spot Cleaner designed to handle tough messes made by pets.

“Leaving pet soils on floors for an extended period of time may damage the finish of hardwood floors,” said Chad Nordhagen, director of marketing for Bona US. “Our innovative research team developed Bona Hardwood Floor Sot Cleaner to address this issue.”

March 14, 2012

Ace Hardware Corporation recognized seven vendors for outstanding service to the hardware cooperative, its retailers and customers. 

The companies are:

March 14, 2012

Aurora, Colo.-based Bona US, the hardwood floor care and maintenance company, will be an Official Hardwood Floor Care Partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 

Many NBA teams are already playing on floors finished with Bona including the New Orleans Hornets, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors and Denver Nuggets.

July 18, 2011

An investment group led by Paul Hylbert, former CEO of ProBuild Holdings, and Boreas Advisors have announced the acquisition and recapitalization of Barton Supply.

Barton Supply is a fabricator and distributor of structural and reinforcing steel products and accessories with locations in Aurora, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins, Colo., serving general contractors, foundation and framing sub-contractors, and home builders.

June 17, 2011

TCP, the Aurora, Ohio-based manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting products, has announced that industry veteran Jorge Fernandez will be joining the company in the position of senior VP business development. Fernandez comes to TCP from Home Depot, where he led the company’s energy-efficient lighting category.

June 17, 2011

TCP, the Aurora, Ohio-based manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting products, has announced that industry veteran Jorge Fernandez will be joining the company in the position of senior VP business development. Fernandez comes to TCP from Home Depot, where he led the company’s energy-efficient lighting category.

February 9, 2011

Bona US has announced the expansion of its distribution into major retail outlets in Canada and Mexico. In Canada, the Aurora, Colo.-based company will sell its floor care products through Lowe’s, Canadian Tire and Home Outfitters. In Mexico, the retail outlets will be Home Depot, Walmart, HEB and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Bona’s floor care products, made for hardwood, laminates, stone and tile, are already available in Europe.

May 4, 2008

Chase Lumber, based in Aurora, Colo., has been sold to a New York investment firm...

April 14, 2008

Chase Lumber, a Denver area lumberyard and truss plant, has been purchased by Brooks, Houghton...

March 18, 2008

Aurora, Ill.-based Powermate has filed for bankruptcy protection in the district of Delaware and will...

December 13, 2007

The Aurora, Colo.-based pro dealer has promoted Garrett Gill, a former Georgia-Pacific executive, to president...

October 21, 2007

Home Channel News received numerous comments about a recent front-page article, “Homeland security: industry supports...