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June 9, 2014

James H. (Jim) Dudley, a veteran of 20 years in the treated lumber industry, has been named president of Fortress Wood Products, Inc., a division of The Lester Group based in Martinsville, Virginia.

Dudley joins Fortress from Culpeper Wood Preservers in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he was vice president.

Fortress is a wood treating company producing wood for residential and commercial use from three plants in North Carolina--High Point, Henderson and Elizabeth City.

May 21, 2014

A new survey from Houzz reveals that homeowners are more keen on remodeling than moving these days, and not always for purely financial reasons.

January 14, 2014

The Home Improvement Research Institute elected new officers during the group’s quarterly board meeting Tuesday.

Dennis Neumann, manager marketing analysis at Andersen Windows, was elected as HIRI president. Russ Ellis, VP at the Reader’s Digest Association, was elected VP. Rounding out the list of officers, Shawna Martin, market research manager for Masco Corp., was elected secretary.

October 11, 2013

Beloit, Wis.-based ABC Supply announced it promotion of Daniel Piché to vice president of national business development.  

In his new role, Piché will be responsible for building and enhancing the company’s relationships with multiple customers, including builders, remodelers, and large commercial contractors.

June 17, 2013

Newell Rubbermaid has made way for a major e-commerce recalibration with the appointment of Jeremy Liebowitz as the company's first VP global e-commerce. Touting an 18-year track record of driving e-commerce growth, Liebowitz will be spearheading Rubbermaid's latest initiative to develop a global online presence.

Liebowitz is leaving his position as VP digital commerce and marketing at Jaden Corp., where he achieved steady online revenue growth over five years. 

April 29, 2013

When an employee requires a period of leave because of a medical issue or disability, the situation is not always straightforward, and the best way to manage it is not always clear. Adding to the confusion is that employers face an ever-changing alphabet soup of federal and state laws and regulations, starting with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

When an employee requires a period of leave because of a medical issue or disability, the situation is not always straightforward, and the best way to manage it is not always clear. Adding to the confusion is that employers face an ever-changing alphabet soup of federal and state laws and regulations, starting with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

August 17, 2012

When employers act as though the 1959 song “Money (That’s What I Want)” represents employees’ top priorities in the workplace, they miss some of the most important drivers of satisfaction and engagement.

“It is well known that money is a short-term motivator,” Jayne Mattson, senior vice president, Keystone Associates, told SHRM Online. Ultimately, employees look for an organization and position where their values are met, core skills are utilized and work tasks align with interests, she said.

May 31, 2012

Some companies are adding employee and customer comments to their performance appraisal process using Facebook-type systems.

The general term for this is “crowdsourcing.” Dawn MacKay, vice president of Halogen Software in Ottawa, Ontario, defined the approach as “taking full advantage of feedback and input, both solicited and unsolicited, from as many sources as possible, to inform the assessment of an employee’s performance.”

May 21, 2012

Recovering from a violent incident or disaster in the workplace can take months, but having a plan and sources of help prior to the event can make the process smoother.

Employees’ emotional reactions to a violent event in the workplace begin within the first few minutes after the event, said experts from AlliedBarton security services during an April 2012 webinar, “Regaining Your Ground: Resilience After a Workplace Violence Event.”

May 11, 2012

When it comes to designing and communicating employee benefit programs, employee input and involvement can be a boon. After all, one of the best ways to gain buy-in for and to communicate employee benefit programs is to use peer-to-peer interaction. If a group of employees supports these programs and makes it a point to tell other employees, organizations can build buy-in for programs and changes more readily.

April 20, 2012

In the tradition of encouraging innovation, The National Hardware Show will give credit where credit is due through a series of awards ceremonies recognizing the best of the best in product design and innovation.

January 9, 2012

BrassCraft Manufacturing, a division of Masco, has promoted George Werner to the position of VP retail sales. In this position, Werner will direct retail sales strategies and initiatives in support of BrassCraft Manufacturing's business goals and sales targets. In addition to all retail sales, with the exception of The Home Depot, Werner's responsibilities include the retail and wholesale segments of business for BrassCraft service parts and Cobra products.

January 3, 2012

York, Pa.-based building products company WOLF renamed and reorganized several divisions amid a slew of new appointments. 

The restructuring will result in a reduction in the number of business units from 13 to seven for the company that said it is continuing its transition from a traditional distributor to "an innovative new supply-chain model."

February 23, 2011

ABC Supply, the industry’s largest distributor of roofing and exterior building products, has announced that two of its VPs will be given new roles in order to maximize its 2010 acquisition of Bradco Supply Co.

February 9, 2011

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's announced a variety of executive promotions, including a replacement for the post vacated by Robert Gfeller Jr., who was recently promoted to executive VP merchandising.

February 9, 2011

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's announced a variety of executive promotions, including a replacement for the post vacated by Robert Gfeller Jr., who was recently promoted to executive VP merchandising.

December 8, 2008

The owners cite big-box competition and the changing area as reasons for closing....