NRLA News Archive

Is Geo-fencing a Good Fit for Your Marketing Plan?

Posted on 6/11/2018
According to comScore, two out of every three minutes spent online is on a mobile device, which means your consumers are a constantly moving target. Is Geo-fencing a Good Fit for Your Marketing Plan?

Orgill Receives Presidential Export Award

Posted on 5/29/2018
The Presidential “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to expanding U.S. exports

BlueTarp Releases 2018 Q1 Index

Posted on 5/29/2018
The Q1 2018 12-month trailing average, which accounts for seasonality, hit an all-time high at 130.66, up from 128.84 in Q4 2017.

New Metal Panel System Introduced

Posted on 5/29/2018
The Linear Metal Panel System offers the newest look in modern stairway design and features pre-assembled panels for ease of installation.

Attracting Young People to the LBM Business

Posted on 5/29/2018
For many years, we have heard frustrated dealers lament … young people don’t want to work at lumberyards. Where are our future leaders going to come from as we move into retirement? If you are one of those who find it difficult to hire young, energet

AZEK Impression Rail Express Speeds Installation

Posted on 5/16/2018
AZEK Building Products announces new Impression Rail Express just in time for deck season. With sleek, contemporary style, the pre-assembled aluminum railing panel system is engineered for quick installation at the job-site and lasting safety for th

Jack Leary of Impact 180 Consulting Group Hosts Webinar

Posted on 5/16/2018
In April, Impact 180 Consulting group, in conjunction with Epicor hosted a webinar intitled: Knowing Your Customer: How LBM Businesses Can Adopt Customer Engagement Strategies. Click here for more information or to request a copy of the webinar.

Simpson Strong-Tie Sponsors Building Safety Month

Posted on 5/16/2018
Simpson Strong-Tie is joining other industry associations and organizations in supporting the International Code Council’s (ICC) 2018 Building Safety Month in May.

Whelan Tours Mid-Cape Home Centers

Posted on 5/14/2018
On Friday, May 11, Mid-Cape Home Centers hosted Massachusetts State Representative Timothy Whelan for a meeting and tour of its South Dennis location.

Growth in Construction

Posted on 5/14/2018
Rising prices, a tight labor market, and demographic shifts are just a few of the factors shaping the construction industry in 2018.

Foundation at 50

Posted on 5/14/2018
This year, the Lumber and Building Material Dealers Foundation (LBMDF) celebrates its 50th anniversary. As part of a year-long celebration, LBMDF is excited to unveil a new logo that allows the organization to grow into the future.

MRLDA Western Golf Outing 2018

Posted on 5/10/2018
88 golfers attended the MRLDA Western Golf Outing on May 7 at the Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Mass.

New York’s Retail Lumber Dealers Lobby In Albany

Posted on 5/7/2018
Members representing NRLA-NY’s 343-member companies spoke with Senators and Assembly members in support of exempting materialmen from retainage, unemployment insurance reform, and reducing regulatory burdens on small business.