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LBM Sales Podcast: Episode 13 — John Blumberg, national speaker and author

Join Rick Davis as he talks with John Blumberg, national speaker and author about John's philosophy of Return on Integrity, following your purpose, taking time to meditate, and more. Thanks again to our sponsor, DMSi.
Lean Communication: Unboxing the Inbox

Webinar Replay: Lean Communication: Unboxing the Inbox

Lean improvement opportunities are everywhere in our businesses and not just in our yards and manufacturing areas. An often unnoticed and undervalued opportunity for lean improvement is our internal methods of communication.
Versatex Road Show

VERSATEX Road Show kicks off March 9

Between this spring and the fall, nationally-recognized builder Bobby Parks will bring a training center on wheels to about 100 dealer locations.
Humboldt Sawmill

USDA Forest Service Research Provides Evidence of Environmental Benefits of Redwood Lumber

Fast-growing natural durable softwood species, such as redwood, offer advantages in terms of carbon sequestration and efficient energy usage, among others.
National Lumber

National Lumber announces promotions

National Lumber has announced the promotions of Kevin Silveira to vice president of sales, William Conkey to full line sales manager, and Todd Groman to director of operations.
existing-home sales

Existing-home sales tick up 0.6% in January

The median existing-home sales price rose to $303,900, 14.1% higher from one year ago.
lumber prices

NAHB: Record-high lumber prices adding $24K to cost of new home

The latest Random Lengths prices as of mid-February show the price of framing lumber topped $975 per thousand board feet—a 180% increase since last April.
Capital One Trade Credit

BlueTarp is now Capital One Trade Credit

Capital One Trade Credit will continue BlueTarp’s focus on customizable business-to-business credit management programs.
Cameron Ashley

Cameron Ashley launches e-commerce site

To celebrate the launch, Cameron Ashley is throwing a launch party for customers through Feb. 28.
building sales rick davis

The more things stay the same

As the light emerges at the end of the pandemic tunnel, you might want to pause and discover what comfort you can find in the chaos we left behind in 2020.

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