Atlas Engineered Products is pleased to announce significant product expansions at its Satellite Building Components facility in Merrickville, Ontario.

The door shop, which is off Parham Road, will be turned into a manufacturing facility for components used to build a house, such as roof trusses and wall panels.

Shelly’s Building Supply and Universal Supply, divisions of national building products distributor US LBM, have partnered to co-brand the company’s Kimberton, Pa. location and expand its selection to include roofing and siding products.

ACS American Construction Source (“ACS”), a leading national building materials platform for custom home builders and repair and remodel contractors, backed by Angeles Equity Partners, LLC (“Angeles”) and Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates “Clearlake”), announced the acquisition of Contractor’s Truss Systems (“CTS”), located in Cotter, Arkansas.

UEB Builders, a general contractor specializing in commercial and residential projects, and Fortune-Johnson (F-J) General Contractors, a construction company specializing primarily in multifamily residential projects, have been acquired by Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry.

Over the last few years a number of businesses have sprung up along the Eastside Highway north of Stevensville. One of the latest is a truss manufacturing business called Quality Truss & Design.

On Monday, August 12th Hancock Lumber officially broke ground at the future home of their tenth lumberyard and kitchen design showroom in Saco, Maine.

Installed Building Products, Inc., an industry-leading installer of insulation and complementary building products, announced the acquisition of Therm-Con, LLCand Foamtech, Inc.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced a new organizational structure that is designed to position the Company for accelerated sales and profit growth in the coming years and provide more opportunity for its employees.

While production methods and means are well understood across the CM industry, understanding how a variety of costs and expenses impact overall profitability can be extremely complex in a mass-customization manufacturing environment.