Jim Cory

Formerly the editor of REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR, Jim Cory is a contributing editor to REMODELING who lives in Philadelphia.

Jim Cory's Posts

  • Fall protection is now OSHA's No. 1 national priority, but a lot of roofing contractors don't know it. Here's what you need to know.

  • The Straight Dope The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth

    The marriage of convenience that joins actor Tom Cruise with NVR's chief executive Dwight Schar forms an alliance that's odd even by Hollywood's standards.

  • During his 20 years with Jim Walter Homes, Lane Caves has observed the builder's ups and downs, including a leveraged buyout, a bankruptcy reorganization, and several acquisitions. Jim Walter Homes' calling card has been on-your-lot construction, although recently it has diversified into land development, something that Caves, president of its Jackson, Miss.–based South-Central division, wants to see more of.

  • Boston-based Fidelity Capital acquired Lanoga Corp., a Redmond, Wash.–based pro dealer with more than 320 distribution, manufacturing, and assembly facilities in 24 Western and Midwestern states.

  • Swingline Windows has been exhibiting at the Pittsburgh Home and Garden show for 17 years. But this past March was the first time the company didn't build a booth but, rather, towed its exhibit onto the show floor.

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