March 2023 News

Mecalac Hires After-Sales Manager and Controller
Amer Ascic becomes after-sales manager and Diana Lacaire is named controller.

Simpson Strong-Tie Named LBM Advantage’s 2022 Specialties Vendor of the Year
Simpson serves nearly 300 active partners in LBM Advantage.

Report: Profitability a Primary Concern for Home Builders in Current Climate
2023 SORCI Report confirms 63% of builders generate net margins of 10% or less.

Streamlight Marks 50 Years of Manufacturing High-Quality Lighting
Small company evolved into global provider of flashlights, lanterns and headlamps.

Metal Roofing Alliance Adds New Regional Members
New members include the Bryer Company, Nu-Ray Metals and TS Metal Supply.

AD Owner/Members Elect 2023 Board of Directors
New directors include François Deschênes, Chrissy Nardini and Donald D. Slominski, Jr.

Fecon Adds Taylor Construction Equipment as New Attachments Dealer
Deal expands Fecon's presence in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

MAX USA Corp. Announces Winners of the 2022 Second Half Awards for Outstanding Achievements
John Dominice and Lida Gasper are named to company's Hall of Fame.

Simplified Connectivity: Festool Work App Now Available
Make your job easier with instant connection, more functionality and many capabilities all with one app.

Acme Tools Opens Twin Cities Distribution Center
New Burnsville location will increase efficiencies and reduce delivery times.

AEM at ConExpo: New data says equipment manufacturing rebounded in '22
New data shows manufacturers return to growth, increased output.

Enter Now for a Chance to Win a Spot at Sixth Annual RIDGID Experience 2023
RIDGID will select six winners for a VIP Experience at its global headquarters Elyria, Ohio. 

Case Studies: Cintec Fire Resistant Anchors Take the Heat
Epoxy or resin type anchors have failed in building fires but Cintec cementitious anchors maintained their integrity. 

Exclusive: The Stud Finder, Reinvented
Advanced second generation stud finder utilizes multiple sensors and sophisticated signal processing to filter out false positives.

OTR Unveils New Branding at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
OTR Wheel Engineering becomes OTR Engineered Solutions.

The Home Depot Names William Bastek Executive Vice President of Merchandising
Bastek is a 33-year veteran of The Home Depot and replaces Jeff Kinnaird, who is leaving the company.

Former Andersen Corp. Executive Paul Delahunt Joins Malco Products Board of Directors
Delahunt is the past president of Renewal by Andersen Corporation, a $950 million subsidiary of Andersen Corporation.

Dodge: Total Construction Starts Slip in January
New year begins with declines as fewer mega projects break ground.

Industry Veteran Matt Nelson Joins IronCraft as Territory Manager
Nelson will serve customers in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Sellars Recognized with Two National Leadership Awards
Company earns Impact Award and is named to MO 100 Top Impact CEO list. 

New DENIOS Full Line Catalog Now Available
320-page full-color catalog details DENIOS' entire line of environmental protection and workplace safety products.

MAX USA will be attending CONEXPO 2023
Visit MAX in the North Hall at booth #N10877 and in the South Hall at Booth #S63240/38.

JLG Offers Searchable Knowledge Base Article Library with Online Express
More than 400 articles to troubleshoot machine issues by code or symptom.

Cyber Security: LockBit Carries Out Record Number of Ransomware Attacks
Report shows notorious Russian-linked ransomware gang superseded its own record in February 2023.

PIP Appoints New Chief Information Officer
Mark Mazurkiewicz comes to PIP from Alkegen.

REGO-FIX Adds to Northeast Territory Team with New Manager
Carl Hynes has previously worked with Waters Corporation, Pratt & Whitney and Colt Manufacturing Co.

ClarkDietrich Names New VP of Marketing
Jennifer Edgar takes over for Terry Westerman, who has retired. 

Evergreen Marketing Group Becomes Evergreen Supply Network 
New name symbolizes group's evolving mission and programs.

NAHB Highlights Female Construction Educators
California State Fresno's Molly Smith and Michele Randel promote careers in construction for women.

U.S. Construction Spending in January Improves 5.7 Percent Y-O-Y
Although most sectors slip M-O-M, commercial construction rises 0.9 percent in January.