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Senate Bill Could Simplify EPA’s Lead Paint Rule

Aug 6th, 2015

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) both applaud the introduction of legislation on Thursday in the U.S. Senate that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule to reduce the burden it puts on renovatoros while protecting pregnant […]

OSHA’s Top 10 List of Things Your Company Should Monitor

Apr 14th, 2015

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Do you know the top 10 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations in the building materials industry? Two recent webinars from the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) highlighted the most common violations and ways to avoid them. Regina McMichael of The Learning Factory hosted the online courses, which are based on […]

WDMA Aims to Amplify Industry’s Voice in Washington

Mar 23rd, 2015

Codes and advocacy were the focus on Monday as the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) opened its spring meeting and legislative conference at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The annual gathering is held in conjunction with the National Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and the Northeast Window & Door Association […]

Congress Considers Law Protecting Dealers from “Unfair Lawsuits”

Mar 6th, 2015

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Republican House members have introduced a bill to protect dealers from what they call “unfair product liability lawsuits.” The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is backing Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) for reintroducing a bill the association previously promoted called the Innocent Sellers Fairness Act (H.R. 1199). The bill protects from liability those […]

NLBMDA Urges EPA to Adopt this Proposal

Feb 17th, 2015

Associations are known for their stances for or against government action, and the National Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is no exception. In response to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to modify the refresher training requirements under the Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule, the association is urging the agency […]

NLBMDA Opposes Pres. Obama’s Desire to Increase Taxes on Investments and Estates

Jan 22nd, 2015

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is taking a public stance against President Obama’s desired tax plan. The proposal, announced by the president during the State of the Union address, would increase the top capital gains tax rate and increase the taxes paid on inherited capital. As part of the proposal, the […]

NLBMDA Names Jonathan Paine as New President

Nov 3rd, 2014

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association’s (NLBMDA) Board of Directors appointed Jonathan Paine as the new president and CEO of the organization at its annual meeting on October 28 at the ProDealer Industry Summit in San Diego, Calif. Paine has served as the association’s executive vice president since 2012 and replaces outgoing president […]

NLBMDA Announces New Leadership Team

Oct 31st, 2014

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) elected its new leadership team at the association’s annual meeting. J.D. Saunders, vice president of Economy Lumber in Campbell, Calif., will serve as the new chair of the association. He replaces Chris Yenrick, president of Smith Phillips Building Supply in Winston-Salem, N.C. “I am excited by […]

NLBMDA Launches New Online Forklift Safety Course

Sep 16th, 2014

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) the launched a new online option of its “Forklift and You” training course. The program was developed to help those in the industry comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations governing powered industrial truck safety. Trainees will receive forklift training with the purchase of […]

WDMA and NLBMDA Lobby Congress about Lead and Energy Rules

Apr 1st, 2014

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Visits to Capitol Hill for legislation lobbying began today at the 2014 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, hosted by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) Held in Arlington, Va, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, attendees were briefed on lobbying basics before listening to […]