Lumber Pricing September 2014

2×4 and 2×6 lineals are currently trading at some of their highest levels all year but there are signs pricing may fall in the fourth quarter.  As the futures market closed on September 15th we saw a discrepancy between the futures price and the asking price.  Future pricing of lumber was below the actual asking price Read More >>

Trex and Zeeland Lumber & Supply

As our children settle back into their school routines our attention changes focus from the exterior of our home to the interior.  While it may be true that days are getting shorter there is still plenty of time to upgrade your outdoor living space in time for fall festivities. Trex is one of the most Read More >>

Putting the Pieces Back Together at Clay Ave.

Since the tornado ripped through our office and building on Clay Ave in Wyoming, we have been planning the rebuild.  Our initial focus was to be sure we could meet our customers’ demand for truss and wall panel components.  By increasing our Elkhart facility production capacity, outsourcing orders, and implementing temporary production on Clay Ave, Read More >>

Lumber Pricing in August 2014

Last month we talked about the spread in pricing between asking levels and futures purchases.  We said at some point the two would come together because there was a relatively large spread. Cash did come down briefly but when the two met they both started rising together.  The uptick wasn’t much of a seasonal surprise, Read More >>