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March 25, 2013

An article in Florida’s Business Observer documents the return to profitability of Kimal Lumber. It wasn’t easy.

An article in Florida’s Business Observer documents the return to profitability of Kimal Lumber. 

It wasn’t easy.

Kimal Lumber president and CEO Al Bavry told the newspaper that the LBM industry has struggled since 2006. “It’s been humbling,” he told the newspaper. “But as we come out on the other side, we feel like we are stronger now.” 

December 9, 2011

The incoming chairman of the Florida Building Material Association (FBMA) spelled out his top 10 goals in a recent note to his membership. Among them: a double-digit percentage gain in FBMA membership and the introduction of a fishing and skeet-shooting event.

George Fishtorn II, general manager of Kimal Lumber & Hardware, with locations in Nokomis, Englewood and Venice, will begin his term Jan. 1. Fishtorn told Home Channel News he was "extremely honored" to hold the position with FBMA, which was established in 1921.