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Brand New, Sort-of-New and Not-so-New Products in PRSCO’s Warehouse

May 24, 2012

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Kim Coleman’s 40-year retail experience brings some product change-up to PRSCO and naturally so. The latest new stock item to land– is Poly Shield, a ½” 4 x 8, R-2, low-cost, expanded polystyrene sheathing with polymeric facers by CelloFoam. It bends!  See photos below. We’ve switched to Protecto Wrap for our window and door tape supplier […]

Ideas Show—Energized and Upbeat!

May 16, 2012

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  Mid-Atlantic Lumber & Building Material Trade Show  PRSCO attended the Mid-Atlantic Lumber and Building Material show sponsored by IDEAS, May 15th, and we agree with David Arronson from Grubb Lumber Company, when he said, “It was a smashing hit!” We don’t think there is anyone there that would disagree with that sentiment. There was […]

The Old School Stuff of MBF, MSF and MLF – Part II

May 15, 2012

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If you are here, then perhaps I haven’t bored you too much in part I where I explained the difference of several thousands measure. This part gets a little tedious, so hang in there with me. Here’s the simple stuff first. Multiply the length x price and move the decimal 3 places. If you are buying […]

The Old School Stuff of MBF, MSF and MLF- Part I

May 15, 2012

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Our industry buys and sells many products by the thousand board feet (mbf), thousand square feet (msf), and thousand lineal feet (mlf). There are other cost/measure types, but for the purpose of this article we’ll shy away from pieces per thousand, cubic feet, ton and so on. In our day-to-day trade language, many things are […]

Free Seminars – LBM Trade Show May 15th 2012

May 11, 2012

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Valley Forge Casino Resort  

PRSCO’s New PVC Decking and Trim Prime Supply Program

May 9, 2012

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PRSCO is pleased to announce a PVC Trim and Decking Prime Supply Program with Wolf Home Products. Wolf, like PRSCO, is committed to the exclusive needs of the independent lumber dealer, making them a perfect complement to PRSCO and their members. Wolf boasts of having the largest PVC trim inventory on the east coast. Both […]

2012 IDEAS LBM Trade Show – Early Birds Get…

May 3, 2012

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The first 100 pre-registered dealer and contractor attendees to enter the show floor at 11 AM will get $25 Cash—no worms! There’s interesting stuff going on at the LBM IDEAS Trade Show, May 15th . Why not plan to attend the new Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia ? Catch the Katz frame-to-finish carpentry […]