US LBM Acquires H & H
US LBM Holdings LLC has acquired the assets of H & H Lumber Company of
Superior, Wis., from second generation owner, Tim Heytens. H&H serves
the northern Wisconsin and greater Duluth, Minnesota markets providing
homebuilders, specialty contractors and professional remodelers with a
full-suite of building materials and services. The company joins Lyman
Lumber Company, a US LBM division that is one of the largest building
material suppliers in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
“Since my father founded the business in 1969, H&H has dedicated
itself to serving the construction communities of Superior and Duluth
with high quality materials and first-class service,” says Heytens. “Partnering
with US LBM and Lyman brings the added resources ensuring that our customers
receive the same quality and service that they have grown to expect and
LaCantina Doors, from San Diego, Calif., has introduced its pleated screen
system, which it calls a “truly integrated door frame and screen system.”
Offering what the company calls the largest single span
insect screen of its type, the new system is the company’s most cost effective
solution for large horizontal openings. The system features a pleated
mesh design that allows a single screen to span nearly 15 feet wide while
a double screen can accommodate an opening up to 29 feet, 6 inches wide.
Available in two options, the system provides a complete
folding door and screening system while the retrofit pleated screen kit
is available for aftermarket installation.
Meet My Stainable Astragals
Therma-Tru® Corp., the Maumee, Ohio manufacturer of entry doors, now offers
a stainable astragal for use in any Therma-Tru grained double-door application.
Available in three wood-grained textures—oak, mahogany and fir—to complement
all Therma-Tru grained fiberglass door systems as well as home interiors,
the stainable astragal is designed with high-strength aluminum. According
to the company, the wood-grained textured vinyl wrap resists water damage,
bubbling, cracking, chipping and peeling and comes with a with a five-year
limited warranty. The stainable astragal is pre-machined, which the company
indicates makes for easy attachment to the passive door and has removable
boot, trim and weatherstripping that allow for trimming and finishing
ProVia Opens New Distribution Center
ProVia announced the opening of its new 54,000 square foot door and window
distribution center located at its corporate headquarters in Sugarcreek,
Ohio. It is the first phase of an 112,000 square foot building expansion
that began in 2012. This expansion is part of the company’s master facility
plan to support long-term growth. Work is underway to expand its entry
door manufacturing capacities in 58,000 square feet of the building expansion.
ProVia doors and windows are currently being staged at the distribution
center with plans to eventually cross-dock all ProVia products there.
Solar energy panels are being used at this and two other production facilities
as part of the company’s effort to lower energy costs.
The new distribution center is equipped with 16 loading
docks that will alleviate congestion and streamline the loading process,
allowing trucks to stay parked until they are fully loaded.
“This addition is part of ProVia’s vision for the future,”
says Brian Miller, president. “We’re optimistic about our industry and
want to make sure that we are doing all we can to be ready to provide
our customers what they need, when they need it. ProVia is expanding our
product offerings, and this new addition gives us room to manage and deliver
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