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U.S. Remodeling Activity Rebounds in Q2

U.S. remodeling activity in the second quarter rose 25 points from the previous three months to 73, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The current market conditions indicator increased 19 points to 77 and the future market index gained 31 points to 70 compared to the first quarter.

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U.S. Builder Confidence Strong in July

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in July rallied 14 points from June to 72 points on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The index is now on par with pre-pandemic levels in March. The HMI component gauging current sales conditions climbed 16 points to 79, while the measurement

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U.S. Housing Starts Jump in June

U.S. housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million, up 17.3% from the revised May estimate but 4.0% lower than the comparable month last year. Single-family housing starts increased 17.2% from May to 831,000. U.S. building permits in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million,

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MJB Wood Group Names New President

MJB Wood Group, Irving, TX, named Scott Griggs as its new President following the announced retirement of longtime President and CEO Joe Caldwell. Griggs was previously Vice President of Sales for MJB and has been with the company for 12 years. See MJB Wood Group

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EPA to Host Laminated Products Webinar

The U.S. EPA recently announced that it will host a virtual workshop on September 8 from 9:30-5:30 pm EDT on the regulation of laminated products under TSCA Title VI.  Laminated products are defined under TSCA Title VI as a composite or veneer core with attached wood or woody grass veneer (e.g., bamboo) made by a

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Fastmarkets RISI Particleboard and MDF Commentary Published

This content is restricted and requires a login to view. CPA launched a new website in August 2021 so your previous password will not work.  If you’ve requested a new password and did not receive one, please check your spam folder and also make sure the following domain is “whitelisted” as a safe sender: weblinkinternational.com. 

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U.S. Remodeling Activity Rebounds in Q2

U.S. remodeling activity in the second quarter rose 25 points from the previous three months to 73, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The current market conditions indicator increased 19 points to 77 and the future market index gained 31 points to 70 compared to the first quarter.

Read More »

U.S. Builder Confidence Strong in July

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in July rallied 14 points from June to 72 points on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The index is now on par with pre-pandemic levels in March. The HMI component gauging current sales conditions climbed 16 points to 79, while the measurement

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U.S. Housing Starts Jump in June

U.S. housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million, up 17.3% from the revised May estimate but 4.0% lower than the comparable month last year. Single-family housing starts increased 17.2% from May to 831,000. U.S. building permits in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million,

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MJB Wood Group Names New President

MJB Wood Group, Irving, TX, named Scott Griggs as its new President following the announced retirement of longtime President and CEO Joe Caldwell. Griggs was previously Vice President of Sales for MJB and has been with the company for 12 years. See MJB Wood Group

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EPA to Host Laminated Products Webinar

The U.S. EPA recently announced that it will host a virtual workshop on September 8 from 9:30-5:30 pm EDT on the regulation of laminated products under TSCA Title VI.  Laminated products are defined under TSCA Title VI as a composite or veneer core with attached wood or woody grass veneer (e.g., bamboo) made by a

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Fastmarkets RISI Particleboard and MDF Commentary Published

This content is restricted and requires a login to view. CPA launched a new website in August 2021 so your previous password will not work.  If you’ve requested a new password and did not receive one, please check your spam folder and also make sure the following domain is “whitelisted” as a safe sender: weblinkinternational.com. 

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