Posts Tagged ‘ MMPA ’

Go on Tour with MMPA

Jul 11th, 2014

Attendees of last year's Industry Wide event receieved a tour of Sunset Moulding, among others.

The Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) invites the entire industry to learn more about the moulding market, and tour no less than nine companies when it hosts its Industry Wide Event and Plant Tours, September 7-10. The event will be held at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square in Lancaster, Pa. Tim Dykstra, MMPA [...]

Hal Shackelford to Retire from MMPA

Feb 4th, 2014

Hal Shackelford of Sherwin-Williams Co. has announced his retirement from the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA). “Well, the time has come as the children’s author Marvin K. Mooney would say, to retire and express my sincere gratitude to everyone for the many wonderful years of friendship and fellowship experienced with all of the different [...]

MMPA Previews Educational Lineup for Annual Business Meeting

Jan 17th, 2014

The Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) will host its 51st Annual Business Meeting in Savanah, Ga., at the Mansion in Forsyth Park. MMPA has released of preview of its educational lineup for the event to be held this April. Speakers will include Urs Buehlmann, associate professor at Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. Buehlmann [...]

MMPA Celebrates 50 Years

Mar 8th, 2013

The Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA), celebrating its 50th year of membership, is holding its annual Winter Business Meeting this week at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Amidst a flurry of recent good news about residential remodeling and new construction and a record-setting Dow Jones that has stocks – at least temporarily – [...]

International Wood Markets Group to Present at MMPA Meeting

Aug 10th, 2012

If you are looking for the latest trends and statistics regarding the 2012 U.S. moulding market, make plans now to attend the upcoming meeting of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPMA) Building & Strength Meeting. Peter Butzelaar, vice president at International Wood Markets Group, will share some of the highlights and trends from his [...]

Expert Offers Picture of Millwork Market; Learn about Global Issues and Areas of Opportunity

Mar 27th, 2012

If you didn’t already know it, Mark Young, national sales and marketing manager, Arauco Wood Products, offered an overview of the moulding and millwork market to members of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association who met last week in Santa Monica, Calif., and pointed out that global economics are definitely affecting the millwork industry. “People [...]

Hooray for Making Money and Sharing Ideas

Mar 26th, 2012

Obviously, that’s why any company is in business, right? To make money. However, throughout the past several years, many moulding and millwork and door and window companies have not made money—yet still survived. So I was extremely pleased to attend the recent meeting of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) and hear that things [...]

For Mouldings, Business is Picking Up

Mar 26th, 2012

The Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) wrapped up its meetings last week and member companies reported that many are seeing increasing order files. When members of the Foreign and Domestic Committee gathered during the association’s meeting, members went around the room and reported on business activity. While some may see order files stretch six [...]

Expert Advises Moulding Companies on Market Update and Areas of Opportunity

Mar 21st, 2012

Members of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) are meeting this week in Santa Monica, Calif., and Ivan Eastin, professor/director, CINTRAFOR, gave an update on the moulding market both in the United States and abroad. When it comes to mouldings, he reminded attendees just how much of a beating the market has taken. “Prior [...]

Moulding and Millwork Market Faces Challenges Similar to Windows

Jan 24th, 2012

The moulding and millwork market is not immune to the same challenges that have been facing door and window companies for the past several years. They have faced them as well due to the housing crisis and many companies have been forced to close their doors. So what are these organizations projecting for 2012? Tom [...]