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April 16, 2014

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Hines Supply, which announced two expansions in the last week, has announced another.

Mike’s Deck Centers in Montgomery and St. Charles, Ill will join Hines, a division of U.S. LBM.

April 14, 2014

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Hines Supply, a subsidiary of US LBM, announced its newest northern Illinois location -- Builder’s Roofing & Siding Supply of Warrenville.

Founded in 1967 by Henry Pelletier, Builder’s Roofing & Siding Supply is a wholesale distributor and supplier of roofing, siding and windows serving Chicago and its western suburbs. Grandsons Brian, Mark and Scott Pelletier will remain with the company.

February 21, 2014

BlueLinx Corp. has announced its plans to join the Fiberon channel network in 2014, distributing its PVC decking and railing products throughout the Buffalo and Pittsburgh regions.

“Quite frankly, we were looking for a high-end railing product to complement our existing composite deck offerings, and ended up taking on the complete Fiberon decking and railing line,” said Gerald Schomer, business manager for the BlueLinx distribution centers in Buffalo and Pittsburgh.

September 11, 2013

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Edward Hines Lumber, a subsidiary of US LBM Holdings, will be open a full-service building supply center and design showroom in November 2013. 

The property located at 939 South Route 83 in Grayslake will be managed by former owner of Stan’s Lumber, Carl Torstenson.

August 28, 2013

Central to the Buffalo Tools booth at the Orgill Market was the Sportsman Series Liquid Propane Generator, a 7,000-watt LPG that's among the top five selling generators on HomeDepot.com.

Though LPG has existed in 3,500-watt generators, the company claims to be the first to launch a 7,000-watt generator about a year and a half ago.

July 1, 2013

Beloit, Wis.-based building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. acquired the distribution assets of Sellmore Industries, a distributor of steep-slope roofing, siding and windows with locations in Baltimore; Philadelphia; Buffalo, N.Y.; and Hagerstown, Md.

“These four new locations will expand and strengthen ABC Supply’s existing presence in these markets,” said ABC CEO David Luck.

February 25, 2013

The new building center and showroom will occupy the site of the former Franklin Emery (F.E.) Wheaton Lumberyard.

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Edward Hines Lumber, a subsidiary of US LBM Holdings, will open a full-service building supply center and showroom in May in the Chicago area.

The new facility will occupy the site of the former Franklin Emery (F.E.) Wheaton Lumberyard. The downtown Wheaton, Ill., property has been vacant since F.E. Wheaton closed in 2010. The new lumberyard will be managed by former F.E. Wheaton 
general manager of 28 years, Pat Briody.

June 28, 2012

Now there’s an app for treated wood information from Buffalo, N.Y.-based Osmose for iPhone and Android.

Click here for the iPhone version, and click here for the Android version.

May 4, 2012

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Osmose Holdings, a manufacturer of wood preservation technology, will be acquired by investment funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, of Los Angeles. 

Osmose’s existing management team will remain in place, including James Spengler, president and CEO of Osmose.

April 14, 2012

According to an article in BuffaloRising.com, a small-format Ace Hardware store is slated to open close to downtown Buffalo in a building next to a paint store. 

Owner Paul Leahey, president of Schuele Paint Co. in Buffalo, described the 3,000 square-foot store set to open by Memorial Day as a “first class hardware store.”

 

September 7, 2011

Two-unit, Buffalo, N.Y.-based lumber dealer Len-Co Lumber Corp. paid $2.95 million for a 60,000-sq.-ft. property in the Town of Tonawanda, N.Y., according to an article in the Buffalo News.

Len-Co's new location, its third, is a former Premier Wines flagship store. Len-Co operates stores in Buffalo and Williamsville, N.Y.

July 26, 2011

Buffalo Business First has reported that Saint-Gobain Adfors earlier this month began making in New York drywall tape that it used to make in China.

The Albion, N.Y., facility is Saint-Gobain's North American headquarters. The newspaper reported that the cause of the shift in location was a need to better control aesthetics and packaging, which are important purchase factors in the Japanese market, the destination of the products.

January 31, 2011

A man already convicted of forgery and grand larceny in New York State is also facing a federal indictment that accuses him of gift card scams at Home Depot and Lowe’s totaling $78,800, according to an article in the Buffalo News.

January 10, 2011

An article in the Buffalo News reported that 84 Lumber has sold several properties in New York State in lease-back arrangements that will allow the pro dealer to raise cash and continue to operate its existing lumberyards.  

June 15, 2008

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November 18, 2007

Gerald Wille has been promoted to president and CEO effective immediately....