WerkMaster Names Mark Meidra Head of Wood Division
by WFB Editors | June 19, 2019 9:58 AM
WerkMaster (Burnaby, B.C.) has tapped Mark Meidra as the new head of its wood division. Meidra comes to the position with 23 years of experience in...
WFB Briefs: Horizon’s Basic Coatings Training; Upcoming Rubio Demos
by WFB Editors | June 19, 2019 9:47 AM
Horizon Forest Products (Raleigh, N.C.) will host two complimentary training sessions on Basic Coatings’ water-based HyperTone stains June 27 at...
Housing Starts Fall 0.9% in May
by WFB Editors | June 19, 2019 9:46 AM
Housing starts in May fell 0.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.2 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Compared with May 2018,...
WFB Caption Contest: ‘Blue Overalls Guy’
by WFB Editors | June 19, 2019 9:45 AM
What is this guy thinking? Let us know in the comments! The winner will be featured in the August/September issue of WFB and receive a free WFB...
WFB Caption Contest Winner: ‘The Secret Stairs’
by WFB Editors | June 17, 2019 10:35 AM
We asked you to submit your caption suggestions for this photo, and our online readers voted. Congratulations to repeat-winner Kevin Watts of Island...
More Than 600 U.S. Companies Urge Trump to End Trade War with China
by WFB Editors | June 17, 2019 10:33 AM
A letter signed by more than 600 U.S. companies this week urged President Trump to end the trade war with China, citing potential job losses and harm...
Builder Confidence Falls 2 Points in June
by WFB Editors | June 17, 2019 10:26 AM
Builder confidence in the newly built single-family housing market dropped two points in June to a level of 64 on the National Association of Home...
Sika Acquires Merkrete Parent Company
by WFB Editors | June 17, 2019 10:24 AM
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) announced it has completed its acquisition of Parex, a top mortar manufacturer and the parent company of Merkrete. “The...
Wood Floor of the Week: Doug Fir Reclaimed from Great Salt Lake
by Ryan Kushner | June 12, 2019 10:12 AM
It was two weeks after the project that Park Rapids, Minn.-based Park Rapids Hardwood Flooring Owner Nate Sitz’s sanding machines suddenly started...
Indusparquet Forms Distribution Partnership with Fuzion USA
by WFB Editors | June 12, 2019 10:08 AM
Indusparquet (Medley, Fla.) has named Fuzion USA its distribution partner covering Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Western...