Posts Tagged ‘ NLBMDA ’

ALSC Approves New Design Values for Southern Pine

Feb 4th, 2013

The American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) Board of Review has approved the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau’s (SPIB) design value changes for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber, and recommended an effective date of June 1, 2013. SPIB will publish the new design values in its Supplement 13 to the Standard [...]

NLBMDA Honors Three Members with Chairman’s Awards

Oct 26th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently honored those companies that have gone above and beyond to support America’s lumber and building material dealers. The three Chairman Awards were presented by outgoing Chair Cally Coleman Fromme, executive vice president at Zarsky Lumber in Victoria, Texas, at the ProDealer Industry Summit in Savannah, [...]

NLBMDA Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Health Care Decision

Jun 29th, 2012

Michael O’Brien, president and CEO of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), has issued a statement in response to the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. “NLBMDA recognizes [the] Supreme Court decision ruling the Affordable Care Act constitutional will have a major impact on the health care debate in [...]

House Committee Votes to Stop EPA Lead Rule Enforcement Without Reliable Test Kit

Jun 28th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) commended the House Appropriations Committee for again adopting an amendment to the upcoming budget for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would prohibit the agency from enforcing its Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule until it [...]

Industry Praises Legislation to Reform EPA’s Lead Rule

Jun 8th, 2012

Several industry groups have spoken out in support of H.R. 5911, the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2012, which was released yesterday by Reps. John Sullivan (R-OK) and Tim Murphy (R-PA). The Sullivan/Murphy bill would provide a legislative fix to the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (LRRP). Among the provisions, it would [...]

Court Throws Out NLRB’s “Ambush-Election” Union Rule

May 15th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is applauding yesterday’s Federal Court decision voiding the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) move to curb employer and employee rights by speeding up union elections. According to an NLBMDA announcement, the rule change had gone into effect on April 30 and cut in half the amount [...]

NLBMDA Welcomes Delay to NLRB Poster Rule

Apr 19th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is applauding the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (D.C.) Circuit delaying the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) union poster rule. The rule would have required private employers to post an 11- by17-inch notice regarding employee rights to unionize [...]

Moulding and Millwork Joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council

Apr 16th, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) announced that Moulding and Millwork is the newest member of the association’s Manufacturers and Services Council (MSC). The council is composed of building material manufacturers and services providers serving the LBM industry. Established in 1926, as a family owned and operated company, Moulding & Millwork is [...]

Congressional Members Speak to Association Execs Today and Lament “Over-Regulation”

Mar 6th, 2012

While members of the door and window industry have moaned about over-regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for some time now, for the agency’s involvement in regulations such as the lead paint rule, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) wasn’t shy about voicing those same frustrations today. He spoke before members of the Window and Door [...]

Legislation Introduced to Change LRRP Rule; Would Restore Opt-Out Clause

Mar 2nd, 2012

Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has introduced the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments of 2012 (S.2148), legislation that would make some changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead Renovate, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule. Among its key provisions, S. 2148 would restore the “Opt-Out” clause, suspend [...]