Personnel Updates

• Do it Best Corp. (145) has named three of its senior sales and business development leaders to new roles. Rob Schmiedel will now serve as the company’s Sales Operations Manager, Greg Fuller is the National Sales Manager and John Wade is the Strategic Account Manager.


Industry Insight

• PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. announced it will expand its Asian operations with a joint venture in Taiwan.


Mergers and Acquisitions

• Boise Cascade LLC has reached an agreement to acquire American Lumber Distributors and Brokers, Inc., headquartered in Birmingham, AL. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019.


Real Estate

• ABC Supply Co. Inc. recently announced it has opened a new location in Junction City, KS.

• The Gordon Lumber Company announced that it will consolidate two “redundant” retail operations. The company’s limited service Bellevue and Bowling Green lumberyards will be consolidated into full-line contractor and retail lumberyards in Fremont, Genoa, Huron and Port Clinton.

• Tractor Supply Co. opened a new distribution center in the Frankfort, NY.