DixiePly + James Hardie
Dixie Plywood and Lumber Company

DIXIEPLY: the preferred wholesale distributor of plywood, lumber, building materials and specialty products to lumber dealers, professional craftsmen and architects / building designers.

 

By dedicating our company to quality and service, we have become one of the largest independent distributors of building materials in the country, serving customers from
Dixie Plywood locations
across the Southeast and Southwest.

 

Our team of experienced, knowledgeable professionals work with you to advance your business, because we know that your success means our success.

 

FSC - Forest Stewardship Council logo

FBMA - Florida Building Materials Association logo


AWI - The Architectural Woodworking Institute

LAT - Lumbermen's Association of Texas logo


NHLA - National Hardwood Lumber Association logo

NAWLA - North American Wholesale Lumber Association logo

 

 

Dixieply Industry News

China's Landsea Group Enters U.S. Homebuilding Market With $1 Billion Investment
September 08, 2014 - A major player in China's homebuilding industry is betting big on the housing market in the U.S., by putting down $1 billion on projects in New Jersey and California. Read more in the Los Angeles Times... Read full story

 

Construction Sector Adds 20,000 Jobs in August
September 08, 2014 - The United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week that the construction sector added 20,000 jobs in August, in line with its average monthly job gain of 18,000 over the prior 12 months... Read full story

 

Construction Spending Rises 1.8 Percent in July
September 08, 2014 - The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that construction spending during July 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $981.3 billion, 1.8 percent above the revised June estimate of $963.7 billion. The July figure is 8.2 percent above the July 2013 estimate of $906.6 billion... Read full story

 

Apartment and Condominium Housing Index Posts Positive Gains in the Second Quarter
September 07, 2014 - WASHINGTON -- The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), a leading indicator for the multifamily market released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), posted a gain of five points to a reading of 58 for the second quarter. It is the 10th straight quarter with a reading of 50 or above... Read full story

 

Architects Devise Tiny Homes for People Making Less Than $15,000 a Year
September 07, 2014 - Portland housing advocates have come up with a micro house that would rent for just a few hundred dollars a month. The 192 square foot units contain a kitchen, bathroom and even a deck. Watch the story HERE... Read full story

 

Construction Economics Report Predicts Strong Industry Growth Could Be Slowed by Skilled Labor Shortage
September 07, 2014 - PROVIDENCE, RI --Gilbane Building Company, an award-winning, global leader in the construction industry, announced the Summer 2014 edition of its in-house economics report, Building for the Future - Construction Economics: Market Conditions in Construction... Read full story

 

ICC-ES and APA Publish First Joint Evaluation Report for Engineered Wood Products
September 07, 2014 - The International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and APA - The Engineered Wood Association have published the first Joint Evaluation Report for engineered wood products... Read full story

 

Lowe's Ordered to Pay $1.2 Millon Over Misleading Advertising for 2X4 Lumber
September 07, 2014 - Lowe's has been ordered to pay $1.2 million in fines over misleading advertising that did not accurately state the true dimensions on 2x4 lumber. The company has now agreed to list the common name, and the actual measurements, which are technically 1.5'' x 3.5''. ... Read full story

 

Report: 1 in 6 Construction Workers Paid Off the Books in California
September 07, 2014 - Research organization Economic Roundtable released a report earlier this month that reveals over 143,000 contractors in California work off the books in a ''shadow'' economy. The group argues that legitimate contractors and customers suffer, taxes are not paid on wages, and those wages are lower than in the informal economy... Read full story

 

U.S. Unprepared to Meet Needs of Its Aging Population, Says Harvard Housing Study
September 07, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. & CAMBRIDGE, MA -- America's older population is in the midst of unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group, concludes a new report released today by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation... Read full story

 

Weyerhaeuser Moving Headquarters to Seattle
September 07, 2014 - FEDERAL WAY, WA -- Weyerhaeuser Company today announced it will move its headquarters from Federal Way, Wash., to 200 Occidental Avenue in Seattle, Wash. The move will occur in mid to late 2016 when construction of the new building is complete... Read full story

 

WoodWorks Launches New Website
September 07, 2014 - WASHINGTON -- Wood Products Council, the leading resource for continuing education and technical support related to the code-compliant design, engineering and construction of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings, recently launched a new website, woodworks... Read full story

 

2015 International Builders' Show Registration Opens
September 07, 2014 - WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officially opened online registration for the 2015 NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS), the largest annual light construction tradeshow in the world. The 2015 show, to be held in Las Vegas, Jan... Read full story

 

All-Wood and Hybrid Panelized Roof Systems Webinar September 17
September 07, 2014 - Woodworks will host a free webinar on affordable All-Wood and Hybrid Panelized Roof Systems September 17, 2014 from 12 Noon (central time) to 1 p.m. The speaker will be Peter ''Hoppy'' Post, a true pioneer in the field... Read full story

 

Old House New House Home Show September 27-28, 2014 in St. Charles, IL
September 07, 2014 - The Old House New House Home Show returns to Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main Street in St. Charles, September 27-28. For 30 years, this outstanding event has served as a terrific tool for those in search of remodeling, renovation, repair and restoration solutions... Read full story

 

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