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Association of Millwork Distributors is Now World Millwork Alliance

May 15th, 2015

*+-The Association of Millwork Distributors has changed its name to the World Millwork Alliance (WMA). “The change reflects the association’s broader commitment to strengthen the millwork community and its expertise in servicing the millwork industry,” according to a statement from the organization. “After years of providing the millwork industry with a solid foundation for networking, […]

WMA Plant Tours: Detering Has Deep Roots

Apr 23rd, 2015

The Detering Company in Houston has been in business since 1926.

*+-The third stop on this week’s World Millwork Alliance (WMA) plant tours in Texas showcased a successful, family-owned business with a long history in Houston that’s striding into the future at a new facility. In March, The Detering Company moved into its new 107,000-square-foot plant in north Houston after nearly eight decades near downtown. The […]

Sales Up But Income Down for Huttig Building Products in 2014

Mar 2nd, 2015

*+-The industry is on an upward trend, and Huttig Building Products has followed suit—at least in sales. The distributor of building materials reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year of 2014, which show the company sold more than the previous year but also made some investments that ultimately hurt its income. Report highlights […]

MMPA Previews Educational Lineup for Annual Business Meeting

Jan 17th, 2014

*+-The Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) will host its 51st Annual Business Meeting in Savanah, Ga., at the Mansion in Forsyth Park. MMPA has released of preview of its educational lineup for the event to be held this April. Speakers will include Urs Buehlmann, associate professor at Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. Buehlmann […]

Flat Glass/Lumber Prices Up Slightly, According to Latest Producer Price Index

Feb 22nd, 2013

*+-Flat glass prices increased slightly by 0.4 percent from December to January, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Meanwhile lumber prices increased as well. For glass, the index was listed at 115.7 for January, compared with 115.2 in December. The latest report follows several recent drops, […]