WASHINGTON, DC – The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) announced today that Berry Plastics (NYSE: BERY) is the newest member of the association’s Manufacturers and Services Council (MSC). The council is composed of the leading building material manufacturers and service providers serving the LBM industry.
NLBMDA’s MSC members are established industry leaders who supply products and services to lumber and building material dealers and regional chains across the nation. The dedicated members of the council share a commitment to promoting and enhancing the success of independent dealers and regional chains.
With headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, Berry Plastics is a leading provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality customized solutions to its customers. With a global footprint of 124 facilities, Berry employs over 20,000 people around the globe.
For several decades, Berry has been proud to partner with builders, contractors, and dealers by offering high-performing, high-quality, innovative sealing and protection products. Berry’s industry-leading adhesive tape brands include Nashua Tape Products (duct, foil, and general-purpose tapes) and Polyken Engineered Tape Technologies (flashing and code-approved HVAC tapes). Through a recent acquisition, Berry Plastics proudly added Typar Weather Protection Systems (house wrap and flashing tape) to its family of products. This addition allows Berry to further extend its ability to provide solutions to its customers, ensuring the comfort and energy-efficiency of buildings while preventing the damaging intrusion of moisture.
“We’re very excited about the opportunity to expand our partnership with the Lumber and Building Materials channel by joining with NLBMDA,” explained Jerry Lamarre, Berry’s Vice President of Sales for its Engineered Materials Division. “As a member of the Manufacturers and Services Council, we look forward to connecting with other member companies and supporting the growth of the building materials industry.”