February 2010 News
Werner names Campbell VP
Werner Co. appointed Jeff Campbell as vice president of Professional Sales, effective Feb. 8.
Sherwin Williams Professionals Win Coatings Education Award
SSPC presents award to Robert Murhy and Larry Pack at PACE Show.
White Paper: Lean Principles in Distribution
Do you push or pull?
White Paper: Applying TQM to Sales
Your salesperson is the single largest factor in your customer's purchasing decision.
New Residential Sales Slide in January
New home sales fall 11% from December 2009.
Foam Insulation Manufacturers Correct Misinformation
Incorrect products and applications create confusion at inspector level; cause problems for contractors.
LAX Breaks Ground on $1.5 Billion Terminal Expansion
International terminal was ranked one of worst in the nation.
Wacker Neuson’s ride-on Trowel Challenge draws big crowds at World of Concrete
Winner takes home Wacker Neuson customized CRT 48-35VX ride-on trowel powered by a special Vanguard Big Block V-twin engine.
Are You Carhartt Tough?
Carhartt and Cintas launch contest to celebrate new partnership.
ILMO Branch Director Teaches Welding in Haiti
Returned from teaching trip four days before earthquake.
AGC: Stimulus will help more contractors in 2010
AGC analysis of stimulus data shows program delivering more construction jobs than initially estimated, helping boost transportation spending.
Harrington Hoists, Kito Corporation Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary
Company is sole source for Harrington/Kito hoist and crane products in the United States and Mexico.
Unions Applaud White House Green Light for Plant Vogtle (GA) Nuclear Project
Funds allocation for Georgia plant signals brighter prospects for future nuclear plant projects.
Strong Results for World of Concrete 2010
Show draws 55,108 registered professionals and 1,354 exhibiting companies.
Generac Goes Public on NYSE
Generac Holdings Inc. Announces Initial Public Offering, First Day of Trading on New York Stock Exchange.
Beacon Roofing Supply Acquires Independent Building Materials of Orlando, Florida
Beacon supplies roofing materials and building products from 174 branches in 37 states and three provinces in Eastern Canada.
Edward Hines Lumber Co. Sells to U.S. LBM
Deal makes LBM the 10th largest lumber supplier in the USA.
Video: Black Market Labor & Its Effect on the Economy
Labor Finders “Hire Me” Video Extols the Correct Way to Hire.
Fourth Quarter Home Sales Surge 13.9%
Year-over-year sales were higher in 49 states and D.C.; all but three states had double-digit annual increases.
- Michael Cowhig elected chairman.
- Company declares stock dividend.