MARIETTA - Atlanta Design and Build, a Marietta residential remodeling design/build firm, is celebrating 15 years in business. Since 1996, the firm has evolved from doing primarily outdoor projects as Sun Fun Remodeling to its current capacity as an award-winning full-service design/build contractor.
Atlanta Design and Build specializes in residential kitchen and bath remodels, whole house renovations, additions, basement completions and outdoor projects. For more information visit www.AtlantaDesignBuild.com.
Company announces price jump
AUSTELL - Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced it will implement freight surcharges on all shipments of uncoated mill grades and products. The freight surcharge will be 65 cents per mile and will be effective with shipments on and after April 4.
"Carriers have increased rates for many freight lanes recently, and fuel surcharges have increased dramatically," said Greg Bartlett, vice president sales and marketing of the mill group. "We must implement this freight surcharge and will monitor it on a monthly basis."
Caraustar Industries also announced that, due to the continued escalation of input costs on fiber, chemicals, freight and fuel, there will be a $40 per ton price increase effective with shipments on and after April 22 for all clay coated grades from Caraustar's Tama Mill.
Nash joins Tastefully Simple
ACWORTH - Jasminne Nash of Acworth has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Nash offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes and serving suggestions. For more information visit www.tastefullysimple.com.
Local roof builder honored
LITHIA SPRINGS - Firestone Building Products Company honored Nations Roof South of Lithia Springs with the 2011 Firestone Master Contractor Award. The firm is among the top 262 commercial roofing contractors to be recognized with this honor for its dedication to roofing system excellence over the past year.
Since 1988, the Master Contractor program has commended exceptional roofing firms for attaining Firestone's high level of criteria, which is based on total square footage installed and outstanding inspection ratings. Firestone's top achieving contractor firms in North and Latin America are eligible for the award. For more information visit www.NationsRoof.com.