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

Fitch Forecast: U.S. Home Improvement Spending In Line for Healthy Increase
October 20, 2014 - CHICAGO, IL -- Improved U.S. housing turnover and strong home price appreciation in 2013 will lead to a more robust rate of growth for spending on home remodeling this year, according to Fitch Ratings in a new report. Fitch is projecting a 6% increase in home improvement spending for both this year and 2015... Read full story

 

Four-Month Upturn Ends as Builder Confidence Falls in October
October 20, 2014 - WASHINGTON -- After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to a level of 54 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released last week... Read full story

 

Housing Starts Rise 6.3 Percent in September
October 20, 2014 - Privately-owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,017,000, 6.3 percent above the revised August estimate of 957,000 and 17.8 percent above the September 2013 rate of 863,000. The data was released last week by the The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development... Read full story

 

$680,000 Luxury Home Built on the Wrong Florida Lot
October 19, 2014 - A Midwestern family decided to build their dream vacation home down in St. Augustine, FL, complete with 5 bathrooms and a home theater. It was only after this 5,000 square foot palace was finished did someone realize the first surveyor screwed up, and the home was actually built on the lot next door! Oops... Read full story

 

Beacon Roofing Supply Acquires Wholesale Roofing Supply of Dallas, Texas
October 19, 2014 - HERNDON, VA -- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. announced that it has acquired Wholesale Roofing Supply, a distributor of residential roofing materials located in the Dallas, Texas suburb of Grand Prairie. From its nine-acre facility, WRS serves customers throughout the Dallas/Ft... Read full story

 

FMI Releases 2014 Construction Industry Compensation Analysis
October 19, 2014 - RALEIGH, NC -- In the most recent white paper released by FMI recently, author Mike Rose shares an analysis of more than 75,000 salary records for calendar year 2013. Annually, the firm conducts a series compensation survey covering approximately 280 positions for the engineering and construction industries... Read full story

 

Green Building Initiative Hails New US Department of Energy Rule
October 19, 2014 - PORTLAND, OR -- The Green Building Initiative (GBI) hailed a new US Department of Energy ruling... Read full story

 

NAHB Study Shows Substantial Regional Differences in New Single-Family Home Characteristics
October 19, 2014 - WASHINGTON -- A recent study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) revealed significant regional differences in new single-family home characteristics, ranging from price, design features, building materials and even financing. The new findings come from analysis of the 2013 Census Bureau Survey of Construction... Read full story

 

Southern Forest Products Association Elects 2015 Slate of Officers
October 19, 2014 - The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Board of Directors elected its 2015 slate of officers during its recent Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina... Read full story

 

Tight Lending Environment Still Affecting Home Sales
October 19, 2014 - WASHINGTON -- Tight mortgage lending standards continue to affect sales for single-family builders across the nation, according to a survey released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)... Read full story

 

Final Weeks to Enter the $50,000 Don't Hate, Renovate Sweepstakes
October 19, 2014 - So you've had it with that cruddy old bathroom? Then there's never been a better time to enter the Don't Hate, Renovate Sweepstakes, sponsored by www.DIYNetwork.com, www.HGTV.com and www.HGTVRemodels.com... Read full story

 

Watch Contractors Try to Subdue Concrete Buffer Gone Wild
October 19, 2014 - In this humorous video, some office workers film a construction site that is overtaken by an out-of-control concrete buffer. Big laughs ensue, but which contractor will slay the dragon? Watch the video HERE... Read full story

 

Atlanta Build, Remodel & Landscape Expo January 23-25, 2015
October 19, 2014 - The Atlanta Build, Remodel & Landscape Expo returns for its 16th year on January 23-25, 2015 at the Atlanta Exposition Center. The show is your exceptional opportunity to preview the latest products for your home and meet the people who can make it happen for you! Visit the website and even enjoy a discount on your admission... Read full story

 

ProDealer Industry Summit October 28-30, 2014 in San Diego, CA
October 19, 2014 - Don't miss the 2014 ProDealer Industry Summit October 28-30, at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, CA. The show is your opportunity to get involved in a three day educational and networking environment for Lumber and Building Product Dealers... Read full story

 

RedVector Launches New LEED v4 Courses and Exam Prep Materials to Meet Growing Demand
October 19, 2014 - TAMPA, FL -- RedVector, the leader in online continuing education and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, has launched LEED v4 courses and exam preparation materials. LEED v4, now officially adopted by the U.S... Read full story

 

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