Over 120 Years of Community-Minded Service

Ward Lumber is one of the premier operators of white pine sawmills in New York State and offers white pine in many configurations. Beyond lumber and building materials, the company is proud to provide hardware stores with a litany of building and home improvement needs such as plumbing, electrical supplies, and paint. It also stocks, sells, and delivers feed of all kinds and offers a great deal of contractor services to ensure the success of customers’ projects and businesses.

Ward Lumber

A Name You Can Build On

For 50 years, Cape Cod Lumber (CCL) has been committed to serving builders, remodelers, and homeowners in southeastern Massachusetts for all their building supply needs. Located in Abington, MA, CCL’s corporate culture is based on quality. Says the company, “High quality isn’t one of the options we offer. It’s the only option we offer.”

Cape Cod Lumber

Rocking Outdoor Living

Outdoor living and entertaining is an ever-growing lifestyle – especially in areas where the climate allows for long sunny lunches and fragrant, balmy nights under the stars. With a vast range of truly exquisite natural stone from around the world, STONEarch is a stone wholesaler based in Canada that lends a touch of the exotic to exterior entertainment areas and other spaces where impeccable style and good design are of the essence.


Reaching New Heights from the Top of History’s Steps

The current boom in construction has amplified environmental concerns. One way to lessen the effects of a construction site is to use high-quality ground protection mats. Sterling, of Phoenix, Illinois has been working in the lumber industry since 1949 but has shifted gears over the years to concentrate on producing the best mats available. It takes great pride in its work, and we spoke with its Chief Executive Officer Carter Sterling to find out more.


With Solite® in the Mix, the Sky’s the Limit

Northeast Solite’s timeline of success leads the way from gray to green to blue.

Northeast Solite Corporation

Thinking Outside AND Inside the Box

As the North American construction sector continues to grow, environmental concerns spike. Concrete washout is leftover residue created from rinsing concrete truck chutes, and the washout from a construction site is full of toxic materials that should not be anywhere near groundwater sources. There are different solutions in place, but new ones are needed, especially considering growing enforcement of the federal Clean Water Act.

Outpak Washout

Building Your Brand

Indigo Signworks is a full-service sign company that designs, manufactures, installs, and services signs of all types in the upper Midwest. Its state-of-the-art manufacturing plants and its experienced team of skilled employees enable the company to provide the highest level of service to its customers.

Indigo Signworks

Top of the Line Equipment at Top Lift Enterprises

Top Lift Enterprises of Stoney Creek, Ontario specializes in heavy equipment sales and distribution. It works within several industries, and this diversification can be beneficial during economic downturns. This one-stop-shop includes a full parts and service department. We spoke with newly hired Ken Smith, general manager at Toplift North America, Top Lift Enterprises’ parent company.

Top Lift Enterprises

Canada’s BIGGEST and Soon to be BEST Source for Concrete Accessories

When professionals and homeowners in Canada require materials for their projects, they look no further than National Concrete Accessories (NCA), the county’s largest manufacturer and most diverse distributor of concrete hardware, accessories and construction products.

National Concrete Accessories

Quality, Safety, Satisfaction and Teamwork Since 1953

JPW Companies, which includes JPW Riggers, JPW Structural Contracting and JPW Erectors, is now celebrating its 65th year in business. Construction in Focus wrote about this ever-expanding entity in August of 2017, but a lot has changed in that short period. The Tompkins Financial Building is completed; a new website is operational; a sales and marketing department was added; and a series of challenging projects completed. We spoke with Co-owner, John Wozniczka and the new Director of Marketing and Sales, Julie August, to find out more.

JPW Companies

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