Posts Tagged ‘ United States ’

NLBMDA Meets with Canadian Trade Delegation to Discuss Lumber Negotiations

Jun 16th, 2022

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently met with Ambassador Raymond Chrétien and a government delegation from Québec in Washington, D.C. to discuss softwood lumber negotiations. Ambassador Chrétien served as the Canadian ambassador to the United States from 1994 to 2000 during the Clinton Administration and is now Québec’s chief negotiator on […]

Supply Chain Nightmares

Mar 17th, 2022

Just when you thought the supply chain nightmare was starting to let up, a war breaks out in Ukraine. With the recent economic sanctions being put into place against Russia, how will this war exacerbate the global supply chain headaches that emerged last year, and is this a temporary crisis or one that will have […]

Guidance for Withstanding Cyberattacks

Mar 1st, 2022

Cyber threats have been a concern for some time now, and the door and window industry is not immune to them. Experts expect an increase in cyberattacks in response to actions by the U.S. against Russia in response to its attack on Ukraine. Experts also say that large or small, there are steps your company […]

WDMA Urges Biden Administration to Rescind Border Vaccine Mandate

Jan 25th, 2022

WDMA sent a letter earlier this week to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urging the agency to rescind its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for “essential” travelers coming into the United States. Beginning Saturday, January 22, DHS required that all inbound foreign national travelers, including truck drivers, crossing any U.S. land or ferry port of entry […]

U.S. to Reimpose 10% Tariff on Canadian Aluminum

Aug 10th, 2020

The U.S. has reimposed a 10% tariff on non-alloyed unwrought aluminum imported from Canada, citing a substantial increase in imports over the period from June 2019 through May 2020. The tariff will take effect August 16, 2020. The U.S. originally imposed a 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum in March 2018 as part of Proclamation 9704, […]

Carl Lafreniere Appointed Sales Manager for Ensinger Building Products

Aug 4th, 2020

Ensinger Building Products, a division of Germany’s Ensinger Group, has announced the appointment of Carl Lafreniere to sales manager for Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States. Lafreniere joins Ensinger with more than 10 years of experience providing technical solutions and components to the fenestration industry. “Carl’s diverse background – in addition to his broad experience […]

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