SBC Industry News
This article looks at all the costs associated with constructing a new home and how those costs relate to one another to provide perspective on their relative contribution to overall costs.
84 Lumber was recently named D.R. Horton’s Distributor of the Year for 2017. The company, which received the same honor in 2016, was officially recognized at an awards ceremony at D.R. Horton’s trade show in Las Vegas on June 28.
The U.S. Department of Labor has rescinded the 2016 Persuader Rule, which exceeded the authority of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA).
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released the results of the Manufacturers' Outlook Survey for the second quarter of 2018, which shows that 95.1 percent of manufacturers have a positive outlook for their companies—an all-time record.
Conifex Timber Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood Arkansas.
So many pests are killing so many iconic Southern trees that it's easy to overlook the most destructive one of all: the Southern pine beetle. But it's back. And forestry consultants have begun to alert their clients.
The demand for truck drivers is extreme. Shipping expenses are at an all-time high: it costs more than $1.85 a mile to ship a dry, non-refrigerated good. That's an increase of nearly 40 percent from a year ago
Unlike the T-Pod, the T-Log comes equipped with off-roading capabilities and is designed for one specific purpose: hauling tons of gigantic tree logs.
Atlas Engineered Products, Ltd., a leading supplier of trusses, engineered wood products and building components, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of Satellite Truss Ltd.
Below are the top ten most read SBC Industry News headlines of the second quarter of 2018. These headlines are dominated by component manufacturer business trends, raw materials and the performance of components.
Katerra, a technology company revolutionizing the design and construction industries, and KEF Infra, an offsite manufacturing technology specialist, announced a merger today that will jointly expand their geographic reach, manufacturing capacity, and market expertise.
It’s safe to say that though the housing recovery may have 99 problems, rising wood products prices ain’t one.
Clayton Properties Group®, a division of Clayton Home Building Group® and a Berkshire Hathaway company, acquired Arbor Homes (Arbor) yesterday, Indianapolis' largest home builder.
Kodiak Building Partners has acquired substantially all assets of Forest Tek/Overseas Lumber.
Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) continues to capture the attention of the building engineering community.
Operation FINALLY HOME and a number of local businesses are in the early stages of planning to honor a military hero with a mortgage-free home in Culpeper.
The SBC Research Institute (SBCRI) is expanding its scope of accredited standards to include testing of cold-formed steel structural framing.
The need for skilled labor is at a critical juncture for builders as they continue to try and catch up with the demand for housing.
The Supreme Court recently handed down a decision that gives public-sector employees the choice to not pay dues to the union that represents them in contract negotiations.