Industry Announcements

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) today announced its new leadership team installed on October 26 at the ProDealer Industry Summit in San Antonio, Texas.

Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today reported net earnings of $157 million for the third quarter.

Stanley Black & Decker has made a $350,000 tool donation to the Joplin, Mo., rebuilding efforts.

This story gathers excerpts from the latest online reports regarding the SPIB's proposed changes to Southern Pine Lumber design values.

This ALSC press release announces the Board of Review's deferred decision on approving a recommendation by the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB) that would modify design values for visually graded dimension lumber.

At the ALSC meeting yesterday (Oct 20), a strong coalition made up of representatives from SBCA, NAHB, NAHB’s Building System Council, the Leading Builders of America, ABC, TPI and NLBMDA provided testimony discussing the potential ramifications of the proposed changes to Southern Pine Lumber design values and provided a wide variety of thoughts and perspectives.

The American Lumber Standards Committee (ALSC) Board of Review announced in an email memo it would be delaying its decision regarding Southern Pine design values in order to hold an additional hearing in approximately 60 days.

Join SBCA members for this one-hour online Annual Workshop on fall protection guidelines and a step-by-step approach developed for the marketplace. The workshop will be held Thursday, October 27 at 2 pm Eastern/1 pm Central/12 pm Mountain/11 am Pacific.

SFPA issued a press release outlining it's role in the review of southern pine design values.

Please join us for the Cold-Formed Steel Council (CFSC) online membership meeting on Wednesday, October 19 at 3 pm Eastern/2 pm Central/1 pm Mountain/12 pm Pacific.