Masonite, Door Sales Up 5.4%, Is Flat On Exchange Rate

Door manufacturer Masonite International (NYSE: DOOR) sales were flat at $475.7 million for the third quarter of 2015, a result of an unfavorable exchange rate. Excluding the $26 million negative impact of foreign exchange, net sales would have increased by 5.4% to $501.7 million. Masonite reported a loss of $16.3 million after selling a French subsidiary.

84 Lumber Reopens Store in St. Augustine, FL, Closed Since 2011

84 Lumber, the largest privately-held building materials wholesaler 84 Lumber Co. in the U.S., will reopen a St. Augustine, FL store, closed at the depths of the downturn in 2011. Serving professional residential and commercial contractors, "We were always optimistic of being able to return as the housing market rebounded,” says 84 Lumber president Maggie Hardy Magerko.

Precision Cutting Technology Gave Cal Door Consistency in its Door Production

A wholesale manufacturer and major supplier of high-end cabinet components, Cal Door credits its success to a combination of old-world craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology. The company has also shown resiliency in the face of economic adversity.“We weathered a serious slump with the mortgage crisis and after-effects to housing and remodeling but have recovered and now employ 350 in our two facilities,” says Operations Manager Mark Souza.

3 Keys to Outsourcing Wood Components: Free Webcast

Outsourcing cabinetry components offers speed, quality, and consistency. Learn how it also helps you offer cutting edge design trends, and offer access to profitable value-added specialties, in this free webcast on April 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. CT.
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