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

Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Jobs in September
October 07, 2014 - The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week that the construction sector added 16,000 jobs nationwide, part of the 248,000 jobs added overall to the U.S. economy in September. Within the industry, employment in residential building increased by 6,000... Read full story


Construction Spending Falls 0.8 Percent in August
October 07, 2014 - The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced last week that construction spending during August 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $961.0 billion, 0.8 percent below the revised July estimate of $968.8 billion. The August figure is 5.0 percent above the August 2013 estimate of $915.3 billion... Read full story


AIA Releases Home Design Trends Survey Results
October 06, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As the housing recovery continues, homeowners seek design solutions that will allow them to age in place. Additionally, home automation features, as well as products that promote sustainability are also showing up with increasing frequency in both new and remodeled homes... Read full story


Broad-Based Easing of Home Price Gains in July, According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices
October 06, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Data through July 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show a significant slowdown in price increases. Nineteen of the 20 cities saw lower annual returns in July... Read full story


Builders FirstSource Acquires Austin, Texas-based Trim Tech
October 06, 2014 - DALLAS, TX -- Builders FirstSource, Inc., a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction in the United States, today announced it has purchased Trim Tech of Austin, Inc... Read full story


Consumer Confidence Index Declines in September
October 06, 2014 - The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had increased in August, declined in September. The Index now stands at 86.0, down from 93.4 in August. The Present Situation Index decreased to 89.4 from 93.9, while the Expectations Index dropped to 83.7 from 93.1 in August... Read full story


SFPA's 2014 Edition of Marine Construction Guide Now Available
October 06, 2014 - The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has published a new 2014 Edition of its ''Marine Construction Guide''. This 40-page booklet provides information to assist with the proper specification and use of pressure-treated Southern Pine materials for docks, piers, bulkheads, pedestrian walkways and light vehicular bridges... Read full story


View Builder Magazine's 2014 Project of the Year & Other Award Winners
October 06, 2014 - Builder Magazine has announced its Project of the Year Award Winner, a Massachusetts ''pocket community'' that ticks all the boxes of smart design and sustainability. Check it (and all of the category winners) out... Read full story


Architectural Record's ''Design & Innovation in Multi-Unit Housing'' Symposium October 15 in Boston
October 06, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Multi-unit housing is one of the nation's fastest-growing building types -- projected to rise 11% from 2013 to over $53 billion in 2014. To explore this expanding market, McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record will present a special evening symposium, ''Design and Innovation in Multi-Unit Housing,'' from 4:00-7:00 p... Read full story


Ft. Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show October 17-19, 2014
October 06, 2014 - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Three South Florida designers have teamed up to create a design workshop at the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show that will visually walk homeowners through the design process from concept to completion... Read full story


Greenbuild 2014 October 22-24 in New Orleans, LA
October 06, 2014 - The world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building is coming to New Orleans this fall, October 22-24, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center. Attendees get check out more than 750 suppliers and top manufacturers of the latest green building equipment, products, services and technology available in today's market... Read full story


Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November of 2005
September 29, 2014 - Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released earlie this month. This latest four-point gain brings the index to its highest reading since November of 2005... Read full story


NAHB Housing Market Index Hits Post-Recession High
September 29, 2014 - Housing starts fell in August, according to the most recent government data, but the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) rose to a post-recession high... Read full story


New-Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since 2008
September 29, 2014 - Sales of new single-family houses in August 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000, according to estimates released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 18.0 percent above the revised July rate of 427,000 and is 33.0 percent above the August 2013 estimate of 379,000... Read full story


Construction Forecast Sees Slow but Solid Growth
September 28, 2014 - RALEIGH, NC -- FMI, a leading provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, announced that its Q3-2014 Construction Outlook calls for solid, slow growth. Contributing factors include relatively low energy prices, low inflation, unemployment holding around 6... Read full story


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