Posts Tagged ‘ National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) ’

Window and Door Companies Weigh in on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Vaccine Mandate

Jan 14th, 2022

Some companies and organizations in the glass and fenestration industry may have breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled to block an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule mandating businesses with at least 100 employees require workers to be vaccinated or get tested weekly and wear a mask. In Minnesota, […]

NLBMDA Meets with Biden Administration on Softwood Lumber Tariffs and Supply Chain Concerns

Dec 21st, 2021

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) met with senior officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce last week to discuss the Biden administration’s recent decision to double countervailing and antidumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports from 9% to 18% as well as ongoing supply chain concerns in the lumber market. After […]

Groups Meet with Biden Administration on Vaccine Mandate Concerns

Oct 19th, 2021

As the Biden Administration rolls out its proposal to require all employers with more than 100 employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested weekly, industry groups are meeting with the Administration, including the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). NLBMDA staff met with officials from […]

NLBMDA Participates in White House Supply Chain Summit

Jul 20th, 2021

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) participated in a summit organized by the White House and Biden administration last Friday to discuss ongoing concerns regarding lumber price volatility and home building material supply chain issues. The White House invited NLBMDA to participate in the summit as the representative of the lumber and […]

NLBMDA Meets with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s Office on Lumber Volatility

Jun 14th, 2021

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) met with Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo’s senior staff and other high-ranking Commerce Department officials late last week to discuss the ongoing concerns regarding lumber price volatility and the lumber and building material (LBM) industry. Association leadership was feeling positive after the meeting, as indicated in […]

Associations Press for Interventions Over Lumber Prices at the Highest Levels

May 24th, 2021

The costs for building materials remains a red-hot issue for suppliers and construction firms, as representative associations plea with government officials to investigate and take action. In late March, a cohort of 36 construction-related organizations, including the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Associated […]

NLBMDA Elects New Leadership Team

Apr 29th, 2021

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) elected its new leadership team during its NLBMDA Board of Directors meeting held on Friday, April 23. Jim Bishop, owner of Kansas-based Vesta Lee Lumber Company, was elected chair and is replacing outgoing chair Bob Sanford, president of Sandford & Hawley in Connecticut. “I am honored […]

Association Gives Important Legislative Updates Relating to COVID-19

Sep 28th, 2020

Officials for the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) say their organization is working hard to stay on top of changes surrounding COVID-19, many of them legislative related and including revised regulations on everything from paid leave to the possibility of future relief. The association reported that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage […]

NLBMDA Sends Phase 4 Priorities to Congress and White House

May 14th, 2020

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently sent a list of priorities important to the lumber and building material (LBM) industry to the White House and Congress as they continue to negotiate a “Phase 4” relief package. “As the Federal Government considers the next of phase of COVID-19 relief legislation, NLBMDA believes […]

NLBMDA Applauds the House for Passing Additional COVID-19 Business Relief

Apr 24th, 2020

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) issued the following statement applauding the House of Representatives for passing NLBMDA-backed legislation to immediately replenish the small business loan programs including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL): “NLBMDA is pleased to see the House act swiftly to pass additional […]

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