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Hold tight – New Products Designed to bond PVC to PVC, Azek Adhesive cellular PVC cement is stronger than the PVC alone, says the maker, so joints will not open and trim pieces will maintain a finished look. The product sets in about 5 minutes and reaches full bonding strength after 24 hours. Circle 121. […]

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Teams work: trust in supply chain partnerships underscores strategies for an ever-competitive pro dealer environment at the 2002 NLBMDA Conference

Teams work: trust in supply chain partnerships underscores strategies for an ever-competitive pro dealer environment at the 2002 NLBMDA Conference – Pro Watch Chris Wood Pat Bennett, vice president of sales for Ace Hardware Canada and former vice president of operations at The Home Depot, brought an industry insider’s warning to the National Lumber and […]

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Second chance: far removed from boardroom buyout negotiations and long-term strategic plans, united building centers is breathing new life into former wickes locations in rural Indiana—and employees who work at the yards are now displacing apprehension and uncertainty with new hope

Second chance: far removed from boardroom buyout negotiations and long-term strategic plans, united building centers is breathing new life into former wickes locations in rural Indiana—and employees who work at the yards are now displacing apprehension and uncertainty with new hope Chris Wood Driving north out of Indianapolis on Interstate 69, it’s not hard to […]

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Extended coverage: as an installer, you have an obligation to make sure subcontractors are insured and responsible for their workers

Extended coverage: as an installer, you have an obligation to make sure subcontractors are insured and responsible for their workers – New Dimensions Mike Butts “Hello, is this Bill’s father? I’m sorry, but I have some bad news to share with you.” Receiving a phone call that starts with these dreaded words probably is a […]

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Owens corning

Owens corning Constructed of oak, cherry, or poplar, the QuietZone Acoustyle coffered wood ceiling system offers integrated sound absorption. The prefinished coffered wood panels and trims are incorporated into a metal T-grid mounted over a high-performance sound-absorbing material. 800.438.7465. www.owens coming.com. Circle i28. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] COPYRIGHT 2004 Hanley-Wood, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group

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Windows & doors

Windows & doors Steel & Wire Products Co. Van Air Systems Nailers and staplers ADO Products Airy Sales Corp. Bon Tool Co Campbell Hausfeld Cleform Tool Corp./Gilson Mixers Cooper Tools Danair Dayton Electric Mfg. Co. Desa Intl. DeVilbiss Air Power Co. DeWalt Industrial Tool Co Duo-Fast Corp. Fasco America Fein Power Tools Georgia-Pacific Corp. Grizzly […]

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dealers and manufacturers jump into 2005 with high expectations of growing opportunities to capture more business from service-hungry remodeling contractors

Back from the box: dealers and manufacturers jump into 2005 with high expectations of growing opportunities to capture more business from service-hungry remodeling contractors Chris Wood According to data from the 2004 PROSALES 100, residential remodelers still only account for 9 percent of the nation’s largest pro dealers’ businesses. This despite the fact that the […]

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Back to basics: McCabe Lumber opens a showroom with a simple, streamlined design and organized product displays

Back to basics: McCabe Lumber opens a showroom with a simple, streamlined design and organized product displays Julie Y. Weber Prior to designing its Loveland, Ohio showroom, McCabe Lumber set several objectives for designer Pete White mad White Design & Production: create a McCabe brand experience; establish two distinct entrances for builders and consumers; and […]

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Wheels of progress; the technologies under the hoods of today’s delivery trucks are providing for more efficient hauling, more comfortable driving, and a cleaner environment

Wheels of progress; the technologies under the hoods of today’s delivery trucks are providing for more efficient hauling, more comfortable driving, and a cleaner environment Stephani L. Miller For most lumber and building material dealers, corporate truck fleets not only drop loads at jobsites, they also deliver a mobile branding message to contractor customers via […]

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Innovative products and superior packaging meet builder/contractor needs

Innovative products and superior packaging meet builder/contractor needs Builders and contractors are constantly looking for products that will speed up their process or allow them to continue their work despite the weather. OSI Pro-Series[R] offers several innovative products to meet these specific needs. Break-A-Way Seal[TM] Makes Work Easier Pro-Series[R] QUAD[R] Advanced Formula Sealant now features […]