Posts Tagged ‘ The Home Depot ’

Steves Family Recognized for Historic Impact on Texas

Mar 29th, 2023

During a two-day 2023 Conference on Texas at the Witte Museum, the 12th annual Texas Trailblazers Award Luncheon honored the Steves family, of Steves & Sons Inc., for their history of philanthropy and community involvement. The award celebrates “Texas’ wild and vivid lands, especially its people, their resilience and how they adapted to or impacted […]

Masonite Closure Reflects Company’s ‘2022 Plan’

Mar 6th, 2023

[DWM] has confirmed that Masonite Corp. will close its door fabrication plant in Stockton, Calif., displacing 100 or more employees. In a notification letter filed with California’s Workforce Services Division, officials said the company expects the closure to be permanent, with operations set to be phased out between April 2023 and May 5, 2023. Workers […]

Pella, Eastman, Others on Forbes’ Best-in-State List for Engineering

Aug 30th, 2022

Pella Corporation topped the list of Iowa companies on Forbes’ America’s Best-in-State Employers list for 2022, joining several other big door and window industry names, including PGT Innovations. Forbes indicates that it partnered with market research company Statista to compile the fourth annual list, which is divided into 51 rankings—one for each of the 50 […]

J.D. Power Report: Window and Patio Door Industry Benefited from Digital Consultations

Aug 10th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic brought unparalleled economic and logistical challenges, yet consumer spending on home improvements and repairs continued to grow. According to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study,SM released last week, by adjusting its business model to accommodate virtual consultation and offer discounts and incentives the window and patio door […]

The Home Depot Opens Three New Florida Distribution Centers

Apr 30th, 2021

The Home Depot has opened three new distribution centers across Florida, spanning from West Palm Beach and Miami to Fort Myers. The facilities will provide faster delivery options to customers in the South Florida region. The company plans to open two additional Miami distribution centers in 2022. Together, these five facilities are expected to create […]

Capstone Points to Sustained Demand and M&As as Indicators for Building Products

Dec 7th, 2020

Independent investment banking firm Capstone Headwaters is among the latest pointing to rising demand and mergers and acquisitions (M&As) activities as indicators for long-term demand among building products. M&A activities among building-product-related companies has steadily improved, the firm reports, rising over 100% from second- to third-quarter 2020, after “coming to a near pause” in the […]

Home Depot Bets on Maintenance, Repair and Operations Products by Reacquiring HD Supply

Nov 18th, 2020

Officials for The Home Depot announced this week that the company has reached an agreement to reacquire HD Supply Holdings Inc. The move marks the reversal of a decision by the company in 2007 to sell HD Supply and CND Holdings Inc. to subsidiaries of HDS Investment Holding Inc., an affiliate of funds managed by […]

Jay Steinfeld Joins Masonite International Corp. Board of Directors

Nov 12th, 2020

Masonite International Corp. announced last week that Jay Steinfeld the founder and CEO of Global Custom Commerce (Blinds.com) has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the company’s Board of Directors. The appointment was effective immediately. Steinfeld transformed his startup, Global Custom Commerce (GCC), into a leading online window covering retailer, which was acquired by […]

Challenges Combine Around Labor Shortage and Trade School Perceptions

Jun 14th, 2019

Labor shortage, decline in workforce, trade skills gap—use whatever term you’d like, but they all amount to the same set of challenges for home building and remodeling companies. Some blame the Great Recession for thinning out workers, while others think a lack of emphasis on trades during schooling has left them without a viable workforce. […]

As Subcontractor Shortages Hit 90% Virginia Moves to Alleviate

May 28th, 2019

As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) notes continued labor shortages throughout the residential construction and remodeling industries, training and certification programs have surfaced in high schools and community colleges nationwide, helping to address the issue. In Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam launched the Build Virginia initiative, geared toward helping the state’s job seekers to […]