Latest News: CBSA imposes Drywall Tariff of upto 276%


On September 6th 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) imposed temporary tariff on drywall entering Western Canada of between 105.2% to 276.5%, effective immediately. These charges are a result of a claim by Certainteed Ltd. that Georgia Pacific (GP) and CGC were sewering the market by dumping drywall in Western Canada below the cost that […]

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City of North Vancouver Unveils THE MEGABENCH

One of the most rewarding aspects of our industry – is seeing materials we supply take shape on Commercial & Residential job-sites across the lower mainland. Undoubtedly one of the most exciting and high profile projects of 2016 is a feature called ‘Megabench’ at the Foot of Lonsdale Public Plaza. Situated right on the waterfront between Carrie […]

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2 by 4 j grade

Due to popular demand and in order to minimize ‘falldown’ of our existing stock, POCO Building Supplies is now stocking both 2×4 and 2×6 J-Grade (or Select) SPF in 8′, 10′ and 12′ lengths. We are also doing this specifically to compete with the big-box stores that carry a premium grade of dry lumber. What is J-Grade […]

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Milwaukee Tools – now available at POCO Building Supplies

POCO Building Supplies is proud to announce that we are now an authorized dealer of Milwaukee Tools and Accessories. Filling in some gaps in our Power Tool line-up – Milwaukee Tools offers a range of Corded and Cordless Power Tools and Quality Assured Accessories to suit the needs of Canadian Contractors. This move also allows us to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Port Coquitlam Building Supplier wins Best of Houzz 2016


POCO Building Supplies of Port Coquitlam Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016 Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World Port Coquitlam, Canada, January 12, 2016 – POCO Building Supplies of Port Coquitlam has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform […]

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Quality is Everything: REALTRIM Plus Fascia


Our commitment to improving products and standards goes back to when the store first opened in 1921 – and we continue to look for ways in which we can add value to our loyal customers in the quality of products we supply. In the first of a series of features on how quality should be considered just as important […]

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Do you know your Alphabet?


To celebrate web Goliath Google announcing that they have restructured and become Alphabet – we’ve decided to give you an A-Z of POCO Building Supplies History, with some interesting facts about our company that you may not be familiar with. Of course you can rest assured that we won’t be changing our name, or terms of service – […]

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94th Anniversary Contractor Breakfast


Did you know that POCO Building Supplies is the City of Port Coquitlam’s oldest running business? You may not know that we are also a 4th Generation, family owned and operated. That’s right – Port Coquitlam’s Galer family has now been in charge of operations since the doors opened way back in 1921 To kick […]

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