Personnel Updates

• Hamilton Building Supply Co. Inc. (6) announced that John Perna has returned to the company and is serving as President and co-owner of the business. He replaces President and CEO Keith Coleman who will now serve as Chairman and co-owner of the company.

• Lumber Liquidators (48) named Nancy Walsh as its new CFO. Lumber Liquidators’s interim CFO Timothy Mulvaney will step down and return to his previous job as Chief Accounting Officer.

• McCoy’s Building Supply (57) has appointed Holton Walker as store manager of its Beeville, TX, location. The company has appointed Will Fritzlan as Store Manager of its Alvin, TX, location and has named Stan Nelson to the position of store manager of the Laurel, MS, location.

• Tractor Supply Co. (37) announced that President and COO Steve Barbarick has resigned from the company.


Industry Insight

• Tractor Supply Co. announced it has launched an exclusive apparel line, Ridgecut Toughwear, including work shirts and pants, denim shirts, heavy flannel plaid shirts and caps.

• Universal Forest Products Inc. announced it will be rebranded as UFP Industries, Inc. as of Jan. 1, 2020.


Mergers and Acquisitions

Kodiak Building Partners announced the acquisition of Builders Alliance LLC.

• Interstate + Lakeland Lumber has closed on the acquisition of Torno Lumber Co. Inc. in CT.

• Universal Forest Products Inc. announced that it has acquired the operating assets of Northwest Painting, Inc.


Real Estate

• Eldredge Lumber & Hardware announced it will open a new location in Sanford, ME. It will be the company’s seventh location in the state. The construction of a 20,800 square foot warehouse and three 6,600 square foot pole barn storage sheds are also planned.

• Kuiken Brothers Co. Inc. announced it will open a new location in Newark, NJ.

• L & W Supply has opened a new location in Little Rock, AR.

• Universal Supply Co. Inc. has opened a new location in Columbia, MD.