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March 28, 2013

March Madness is pounding its way down basketball courts with a second weekend of big games commencing today, and while some employers embrace it as an engagement tool and way to build company camaraderie, labor lawyer D. Albert Brannen warns that -- much like the round-ballers playing defense -- employers shouldn’t let their guard down.

March 20, 2013

Mike Salsieder of Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork has become the new chair of the windows and doors group.

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced its new leadership team at the WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.   

At the meeting, the WDMA board of directors elected Mike Salsieder, of Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork in Wausau, Wis., as the association's 2013-2014 chair, replacing outgoing chair Ann Duebner of Eggers Industries in Two Rivers, Wis.

October 10, 2012

Parr Lumber will open a cabinet design center on Oct. 18 in Tukwila, near Seattle, in the space that was formerly Basco Appliances. Grand-opening festivities include a celebrity appearance by Mariel Hemingway, daughter-in-law of Ernest Hemingway. A cookbook author and health eating advocate, Hemingway will discuss her latest project, Mariel’s Kitchen.

April 3, 2012

Home Depot plans to lay off 225 customer support and distribution workers in Baton Rouge, La., over the next 18 months, according to an article in The Advocate.

May 1, 2011

Cambridge, Ohio-based Orme Hardware added a store in Newark, Ohio, bringing its store count to six, according to an article in the Newark Advocate.

The new store is called Orme's On Main, and it will continue to be part of the Do it Best co-op, according to the article. Orme's five other stores -- in Berlin, Cambridge, New Concord, Cadiz and Newcomerstown -- are also Do it Best stores.


April 26, 2011

National pro dealer 84 Lumber is exploring the idea of a construction trades training program in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge, La. markets, according to an article in The Advocate.

April 10, 2011

A woman suspected of stealing two faucets from a Home Depot in Glastonbury, Conn. was found in a nearby home hiding under a pile of dirty laundry, according to an article in the Hartford Advocate

February 1, 2011

Home Channel News asked readers if they agreed with the selection of Jeffrey Immelt to lead the President's Council on Jobs and Effectiveness. Here's what we heard.

October 17, 2010

At the association's annual meeting, the NLBMDA board of directors elected Joe Collings, CEO of...

November 23, 2008

84 Lumber has closed its Pataskala, Ohio truss plant, but an adjoining store will remain...

November 18, 2007

Citing data from the National Association of Home Builders, one speaker explained that the green...