Update on Coronavirus/COVID-19 from MSLBMDA

Update on Coronavirus/COVID-19 from MSLBMDA

​Mountain States Lumber is working to keep you updated on the latest guidance from our government to continue safe operations of your business. Please visit the links provided below from our partner, Federated Insurance, to see the most recent resources available....
MSL Treasurer Featured on The Roofer Show

MSL Treasurer Featured on The Roofer Show

Thea Dudley, MSLBMDA’s treasurer, was featured on a podcast called “The Roofer Show.” We think you’ll find her interview helpful and timely. Here’s a small excerpt from the podcast episode titled “5 Reasons You May Have Cash Flow...
Video: Dena Cordova-Jack Speaks at LBM Strategies 2019

Video: Dena Cordova-Jack Speaks at LBM Strategies 2019

This is a video of a speech given by our EVP, Dena Cordova-Jack at the 2019 LBM Strategies Conference in Austin, TX. This event was hosted by the LBM Journal (the leading media company serving the lumber/building material distribution industry). In the speech, Dena...
Mountain States Lumber Board Member on Podcast

Mountain States Lumber Board Member on Podcast

One of our board members, Walter Foxworth, was recently featured on the “Hire Smarter with Tony Misura” Podcast. Walter, the Chairman at Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber, discusses answers to some of the following questions: How does a University of Texas master...
3rd Quarter 2019 Building Supply Index

3rd Quarter 2019 Building Supply Index

PORTLAND, ME – December 20, 2019 – BlueTarp Financial – the leading credit management company for B2B suppliers – released its Q3 2019 Building Supply Index. The Q3 2019 unadjusted view remained flat compared to Q3 2018 at 141.43. The trailing 12-month average, which...

NLBMDA Encouraged by U.S.-China Trade Deal

More Work Must be Done to Eliminate Tariffs [Washington, D.C.] Today, the Trump Administration announced that a Phase One trade agreement has been reached between the United States and China. As a part of this deal, the U.S. will cancel a proposed 15 percent tariff on...

Overtime Rule Guidance

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay, including NLBMDA-recommended provisions that were ultimately approved in a final rule, which are effective January 1,...
Forklift Operator Training in CO, NM & TX

Forklift Operator Training in CO, NM & TX

FMH Material Handling Solutions, Inc. offers OSHA-required Forklift Operator Safety Training and Train the Trainer Forklift Safety classes. Are you aware: It is an OSHA law to have your forklift operators trained in the “safe operation of Powered Industrial...