Posts Tagged ‘ NLBMDA ’

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

Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders said housing is on its way to recovery.

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 […]

NLBMDA Urges OSHA to Withdraw Proposed Injury/Illness Reporting Rule

Mar 13th, 2014

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently urged the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to withdraw its proposed Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. The rule would require employers to report injury and illness data more often, submit reports in new electronic formats and allow the agency to release the […]

NLBMDA Announces New Leadership Team

Oct 25th, 2013

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) announced its new leadership team installed on October 23 at the ProDealer Industry Summit in Nashville, Tenn. At the association’s annual meeting, the NLBMDA board of directors elected Chris Yenrick as the new chair of the association. Yenrick is president of Smith Phillips Building Supply in […]

Innocent Sellers Fairness Act Reintroduced in Congress

Jul 23rd, 2013

A bill of interest to many dealers and distributors has been reintroduced in Congress: The Innocent Sellers Fairness Act. HR 2746 seeks “to prevent undue disruption of interstate commerce by limiting civil actions brought against persons whose only role with regard to a product in the stream of commerce is as a lawful seller of […]

Builders and Lumber Dealers See Shortages of Key Building Materials

Jun 25th, 2013

Homebuilders and lumber dealers are reporting significant shortages of key home building materials such as lumber and wall board, according to recent surveys by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA). “Supply constraints are one of the barriers to a more robust recovery,” says NAHB […]

Webinar to Educate on OSHA Crane Rule

Apr 2nd, 2013

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation for crane usage is in effect with final crane operator requirements beginning in early 2014. The only thing dealers know for sure is they aren’t sure how and if they have to comply with OSHA’s requirements, says the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA). […]

Does Congress Have a Softer Side?

Mar 22nd, 2013

“What?” may be your immediate reaction to the premise that Congress isn’t all bad. At a time when sequesters, fiscal cliffs and budgetary woes dominate the news, this is a pretty hard story to sell. Okay, I’m not really selling it, I am just presenting a different view—one relayed to me, and other attendees of […]