Content about Geography of Alabama

January 11, 2012

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek plans to open a new location in Birmingham, Ala. The company said the site is ready, and employees are being hired in anticipation of a Feb. 1 opening.

“We are pleased to further expand our presence in Alabama and the Southeast, in general, as we believe these areas will be on the leading edge of the residential building recovery," said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. 

November 3, 2011

Oklahoma City-based building products distributor Cedar Creek and Wholesale Wood Products of Dothan, Ala., ended merger discussions, Cedar Creek announced Thursday.

"Despite everyone's best efforts, we were not able to get to a mutually acceptable agreement with Wholesale Wood Products," said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. 

WWP's Chuck Harris said the discussions ended on the best of terms. 

October 14, 2011

A retailer who spent three decades working at Mazur’s Discount store chain has joined forces with a wholesaler to open a new hardware store outlet in Birmingham, Ala., according to an article in the Birmingham News.

Home and Hardware Outlet, which opened in early October, is co-owned by Keith Russell, who operates a wholesale business in Pelham, and Danny Lambert, who left a position as head of purchasing at Mazer's Avondale store five years ago and opened his own outlet store, Lake Home Center, in Pell City in 2007.

June 16, 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced $1,939,000 in proposed penalties for Phenix Lumber Co., a sawmill in Phenix City, Ala., for safety violations that include exposing employees to amputation and fall hazards. 

January 14, 2011

Brooklyn-based MarJam Supply Co., the 2010 Home Channel News Pro Dealer of the Year, acquired the assets of seven yards in Alabama and one in Mississippi.

The company's website lists the new Alabama locations as Alexandria, Auburn, Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Pelham and Tuscaloosa. Additionally, MarJam added a unit in Gulfport, Miss.

January 29, 2008

The approximately 650,000-square-foot facility is expected to employ "as many as" 400 people, according to...

October 3, 2007

The company is planning a 100,000-square-foot addition to its 128,000-square-foot warehouse in the Alabama city....