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September 15, 2014

Four new units expanded the ABC Supply building products footprint around the country, including the company’s first location in Vermont. 

Beloit, Wisconsin-based ABC Supply opened branches in Omaha, Nebraska; Nampa, Idaho; North Clarendon, Vermont; and Charleston, West Virginia. 

April 29, 2014

Ferguson, the largest wholesale plumbing distributor in the U.S., acquired Factory Direct Appliances.

Factory Direct Appliance is a seven-location appliance dealer with five showrooms in Kansas City, Mo., and two outlying locations in Des Moines, Iowa, and Omaha, Neb. 

The deal marks the second big acquisition of the year for Ferguson, which acquired Karl’s Appliance in February. Karl’s operates six showrooms in northern New Jersey. 

February 18, 2014

Eco Building Products, Inc. issued a status update on Tuesday, affirming that shipping activity has remained high in the Western U.S., even while much of the country is heaped under ice and snow.

December 10, 2012

Omaha, Neb.-based Thomas Creek Wood Countertops introduced its custom wood countertop line to service home centers, cabinet dealers and manufacturers nationwide.    

Countertops are available in multiple thicknesses, species and configurations, including both end-grain and edge-grain. Hundreds of possible combinations are available, the company said.

November 1, 2012

Menards has begun building its fourth store in the Omaha, Neb., metro area, and this unit will sit right next to a sports facility. An article in the Ralston Recorder explains how the deal to bring the Menards to Ralston, a community at the southern edge of Omaha, spanned more than two years and required a state bill to allow the city to capture 70% of state sales tax on new businesses opening within 600 yards of the Ralston Arena.

January 12, 2011

Omaha, Neb.-based HearthStone Homes has named Typar Fiberweb as its new housewrap in accordance with its commitment to build only Energy Star-qualified homes.

The company said it chose the housewrap manufacture after an evaluation of Typar’s performance data and Fiberweb’s manufacturing processes.

September 16, 2010

At issue is Exmark’s 863 Patent, which covers multi-blade mowers equipped with baffles between blades,...

September 5, 2010

Is the customer always right?...

August 25, 2008

With one store already under construction, Menards has received approval for another unit in the...

August 24, 2008

When Rick Russell purchased a 68-acre tract of land here in October 2006, single-family building...

August 24, 2008

The cornfields have just sprouted ears throughout eastern Nebraska, a little behind schedule for this...

August 24, 2008

The cornfields have just sprouted ears throughout eastern Nebraska, a little behind schedule for this...

April 13, 2008

The industry’s third largest pro dealer closed nine stores and a truss plant on March...

March 24, 2008

The industry’s third largest pro dealer has closed nine stores and a truss plant in...

December 16, 2007

A small group of reform-minded Ace Hardware owner-members have vowed to form an independent “owners...

August 2, 2007

The farm and ranch category by many accounts is a bright spot on the retailing...