NRLA News Archive

Softwood Lumber Duty Increases

Posted on 6/27/2017
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determination that Canadian softwood lumber imports are being dumped in the U.S.

RLDAM Golf Outing

Posted on 6/26/2017
Check out photos from the 2017 RLDAM Golf Outing.

100th Anniversary

Posted on 6/26/2017
The NRLA is excited to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Lumber Co-operator.

Manufacturers Reserve Supply Now Offers Grayne

Posted on 6/19/2017
Building material supplier expands siding selection with first addition of PVC alternative

Renovation Spend is Up Among First-Time Home Buyers and Millennials

Posted on 6/16/2017
2017 is on track to be another boom year for home renovation

AZEK Building Products Unveils App Update

Posted on 6/15/2017
AZEK's updated app combines its signature user-friendly experience with the success of its recently launched Deck Designer.

PPG PAINTS Launches Frank Lloyd Wright Color Palette

Posted on 6/15/2017
Incorporate Iconic Design in your Paint Colors

2017 Hurricane Bulletin

Posted on 6/15/2017
Acadia Insurance reminds you to be prepared before Hurricane season hits. Check out this Hurricane Prep Checklist.

Johns Manville Named Insulate America’s Supplier of the Year

Posted on 6/15/2017
JM recognized four times in five years for superior performance in partnership with the nation’s largest insulation contractor association

Simpson Rolls Out New Line of Interior and Exterior Barn Doors

Posted on 6/15/2017
Straight from the farmyard, and into the family room, a rising number of homeowners are choosing barn doors as a unique and practical way to separate the spaces in their homes.

INCREDI-BOND Joins Lineup of MiTek Builder Products

Posted on 6/15/2017
MiTek today announced that its INCREDI-BOND® product has joined MiTek Builder Products’ lineup of high-performance epoxy anchoring solutions, where MiTek offers epoxy solutions for use in a wide range of projects, from heavy-industrial seismic and wi

Orgill Begins Shipping from New Idaho Distribution Center

Posted on 6/15/2017
Orgill, Inc. has announced that its Post Falls, Idaho, distribution center is now fully operational.

BlueTarp Financial Releases 1st Quarter Building Supply Index

Posted on 6/14/2017
March’s 12-Month Trailing Average Reaches An All Time High

Wolf Home Products Introduces Wolf Signature Cabinetry

Posted on 6/14/2017
New cabinet line features SmartShield™ continuous wrap protection

Get to Know Your Lobbyist

Posted on 6/13/2017
As a practicing lawyer-lobbyist, Terry Martiesian has been representing the Rhode Island Lumber and Building Material Dealers for more than 20-years. Learn more about Terry.

LDAC 2017 Golf Outing Photos

Posted on 6/12/2017

ENYLDA 2017 Golf Outing Photos

Posted on 6/12/2017

Exodek Premium Hardwood Decking

Posted on 6/12/2017
Fine outdoor architecture demands the highest quality materials.

Memo of Opposition, Conn. Senate Bill 821

Posted on 6/5/2017
NRLA opposes Conn. Senate Bill 821, which would require that consumer warranties for roofing, windows, and siding include the cost of labor, as well as materials.

June is National Safety Month

Posted on 6/5/2017
Empowering Yourself to Live Safely—Each and Every Day

Siding Trends

Posted on 6/5/2017
Dark Colors and No-fuss Options Are on Trend for Siding in 2017

Cedar Impressions 25th Anniversary

Posted on 6/2/2017
CertainTeed announced the official kick-off of a year-long 25th anniversary celebration for the durable, innovative vinyl polymer siding product line.

ACTION ALERT: Conn. Product Warranty Bill

Posted on 6/2/2017
Contact Your Legislators Today!

Wolf Home Products Introduces Outdoor Cabinetry

Posted on 6/1/2017
New cabinet line offers structure and strength options to outdoor living spaces.

UFP-Edge Introduces Charred Wood Shiplap and Boards

Posted on 5/31/2017
Bold, versatile and easy to install, UFP-Edge Charred Wood is a burnt-wood product for interior applications that is available across the U.S.

DMSI Software To Sponsor Upcoming Industry Exhibit

Posted on 5/31/2017
DMSi Software is pleased to join the sponsors of an upcoming industry project: the “Forever Forest” traveling exhibit.


Posted on 5/31/2017
Homeowners seeking a contemporary feel in every room, but preferring the affordability and durability of vinyl, now have a much wider variety of choices.

Support the Timber Innovation Act

Posted on 5/30/2017
NLBMDA urges its members to take action by contacting their Representative and Senators and asking them to support and pass the Timber Innovation Act

Local Contractor Wins at Gilford Home Center

Posted on 5/26/2017
“Everyone had a great time,” says Mike Watson of Gilford Home Center. “What a wonderful way to launch the CAMO® line of products at our store.”

Chittenango Lumber Door Gallery Grand Opening

Posted on 5/26/2017
Chittenango Lumber celebrates a grand opening/open house for its new door gallery.

Industry Barometer

Posted on 5/26/2017
To say that the first half of 2017 was an emotionally charged would be an understatement.

S.W. Collins Supports VA Clinic

Posted on 5/26/2017
Recent security concerns at the Caribou VA Clinic prompted them to take action and install three large planters in front of the entrance to their facility.

Drug Use on the Rise

Posted on 5/23/2017
The annual Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index revealed that drug use among U.S. employees continues to rise. The 2016 drug test positivity rate is the highest it’s been in 12 years.

LDAC Legislative Reception

Posted on 5/22/2017

MRLDA Western Golf Outing 2017

Posted on 5/22/2017

Group 531 Declares Dividend

Posted on 5/22/2017
The dividend will return more than $800,000 to NRLA’s 92 members in New York who are enrolled in Group #531.

Trends in Roofing

Posted on 5/22/2017

Marvin Windows and Doors New Designer Black Interior Finish

Posted on 5/19/2017
As trends in interiors move toward sleek designs and contemporary styling, Marvin Windows and Doors expands options for creating striking looks with its new Designer Black painted interior finish.

IKO Adds New Color

Posted on 5/19/2017
IKO Cambridge Cool Colors Collection now offers five diverse ‘cool roof’ color choices for contractors and homeowners alike

National Nail Introduces CAMO Screw Off! Competition

Posted on 5/18/2017
National Nail announces the CAMO Screw Off!, a fun head-to-head competition offering CAMO stocking dealers’ customers

LP Now Warrants Its Engineered Wood Siding for Hail Damage

Posted on 5/15/2017
LP® SmartSide® treated engineered wood siding is now also warranted for hail damage.

Boral Acquires Headwaters

Posted on 5/10/2017
Boral Limited announced it has completed its acquisition of Headwaters Incorporated, a leading building products manufacturer and fly ash marketer in North America.

Huttig Announces Made in the USA Fastener Selection

Posted on 5/9/2017
Agreement with American Fasteners Co. to support complete fastener offering

May Lumber Co-operator is Online

Posted on 5/9/2017
Be the first to read the May LC before it gets mailed to members.

Derby Building Products adds Territory Sales Manager

Posted on 5/9/2017
Russell will oversee the unique TandoShake and TandoStone product lines