June 2015  
PO Box 18667
Charlotte NC, 28218
Phone: 800-849-1503 ~ 704-376-1503


BMSA's Summer Conference is scheduled for July 23-26 in Virginia Beach, VA. This year's conference is sure to be the highlight of your summer! It's the perfect blend of family time and building those industry relationships. We have some great business programs planned as well fun activities for all ages. For more information and to register for the Summer Conference visit our website.


Congratulations to BMSA members: Big C Lumber, Garris Evans Lumber, GBS Building Supply, T.W. Perry, Professional Builders Supply, The Lester Group, and Yoder's Building Supply for being on The 2015 ProSales 100 List!


Check out the article about BMSA member GBS Building Supply in ProSales magazine's May issue. Way to go!

Sign Up Now for NLBMDA's Forklift & You Training Online!  

LBM dealers are required to train their forklift operators initially and then every three years to comply with OSHA standards. NLBMDA is now making the training process that much easier for LBM dealers by providing a new interactive online program.

Purchase the Forklift and You Online Training Course today! Members can get individual course licenses to the Forklift and You Online Training Course for ONLY $50.00 per employee! Click here to make your purchase today. Printed Forklift & You Training Program also available.  


Cosponsors Added to EPA
 Lead Reform Bill


Reps. Andy Barr (R-KY) and Blake Farenthold (R-TX) are the latest House members to sign on as cosponsors to the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act (H.R. 2328) that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule for residential remodeling. NLBMDA members should contact their Representative through the

Legislative Action Center and ask them to support H.R. 2328.  

Online Resource Kit Educates Building Pros on Stock Glulam Beams

APA- The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams and providing information to inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material's capabilities. Glulam is one of the original engineered wood products, and for decades it has proven to be a trusted, high-performance structural framing member for projects ranging from simple headers in homes to sweeping dome arches spanning more than 500 feet. APA's online resource kit is accessible at Contact Marilyn Thompson at 253-620-7476 or email her at for more information.  

Risky Business

Federated Insurance is BMSA's preferred
carrier for Property & Liability Insurance. Federated Insurance provides some of the best Risk Management Resources for our industry.  These resources will be spotlighted in their 2 ? day Risk Management Seminar at the Federated home office in Owatonna, Minnesota on August 10-12.
The Risk Management Seminar is FREE for all BMSA Members!  Your only cost is the transportation and a discounted hotel room.  If you would like to attend, please complete the form and send it directly to our Federated association representative, Stephen Hood, at Attendance is limited to 20 attendees. Should you have any questions, please call Stephen Hood at 601-573-2710 or Royetta Spurgeon at 507-455-5604.

ProDealer Industry Summit


The ProDealer Industry Summit is an exclusive three day educational and networking forum designed to promote the growth of lumber & building product dealers, distributors, wholesalers, and the manufacturers who supply them. LBM dealers will benefit from sharing insights and best practices with leaders in the industry in a relaxed three day format that encourages networking and personal interaction. To learn more about the 2015 ProDealer Industry Summit to be held on Oct 28-30 in Colorado Springs, CO, and to take advantage of the early bird registration rate, register now.



Come to BMSA's Summer Conference and see over 35 of the industry's top vendors. Click here to see the entire list of Summer Conference exhibitors!



BMSA Associate Members


BMSA encourages our Dealer members to look first to your Associate members when looking to purchase products and services. Support those who support your Association and the industry!


Amelia Lumber Company, Inc.  Facemyer Lumber Co., Inc. Premier Materials Tehnology INC. 
Appalachian Hardwood Lbr Co  Federated Mutual Insurance Company PrimeSource, Inc. 
Appleton Supply Company  Fleetmatics Randolph-Bundy, Inc. 
  Forbes Financial Group (Association Marketing)
Reeb Millwork   
Assurance Personnel Services  Fortress Wood Products

Reserve Lumber Co. 
Babb Lumber Co.  Franchise Insurance Agency, Inc. Robbins Manufacturing 
Basys Processing 
Francis-Schulze Co. Rocco Building Supplies, LLC 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC 
Galco Sales, Inc.  Roxul Inc. 
BlueLinx Corporation  Georgia-Pacific - Structural Panels Division  Schaffer Associates
BlueTarp Financial, Inc  Great Lakes Stair & Millwork Co., The  Sherwood Lumber Corp.
Boise Building Materials Distribution  Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc.  Simpson Strong-Tie, Inc.
Boise Cascade Corp.  Guardian Building Products  Smith Millwork, Inc.
Bonsal American Co.  Halo Promotional Products - Leo Eisner   Snavely Forest Products
Bridgewater Wholesalers, Inc.   Hannah Sheridan Loughridge & Cochran

Spruce Computer Systems/ ECi Solutions
Building 9 Corp. 
Huttig Building Products

Style Crest, Inc.
CareWorksComp IKO Roofing Products Sun Windows Inc
CareWorks MCO of Ohio 
IBSA (Independent Builders Supply Assoc.) Sunbelt Rack/CT Darnell Construction
Cargotec USA Inc., Hiab Industrial Products Co. Superior Plastic Products 
Carl Rogers in Association with Park South Group Integrity Payment Systems LLC TAH Benefits
Carolina Atlantic Distributors, Inc.  J. R. B. Peddlers Tamko Building Products, Inc.
Carter Millwork, Inc. Larson Manufacturing Co. The Emery-Waterhouse Company
Cedar Creek Holdings Inc. Legacy Pre-Finishing Inc. The Empire Company
Center-Line Trailers LMC (Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation) Tri-State Forest Products, Inc.
Charles F. Shiels & Company Lumber Sales Corporation
UFPiElizabeth City, LLC  
Clem Lumber & Distributing Company Lumberman's Wholesale Dist. United Wood Treating Company 
Cox Industries, Inc. Madison Wood Preservers, Inc.
V & H Inc.  
Creative Destinations, Inc. Marwin Company Vann Attorneys, L. L. P. 
Crumpler Plastic Pipe, Inc. Messer Financial Group
Viance - Treated Wood Solutions  
Culpeper Wood Preservers Metal Sales Manufacturing Co.
Welco Enterprises, Inc.  
D.W. Lift Sales, Inc. Milliken Millwork, Inc.
Weyerhaeuser Company  
Dairyman's Supply Co., Inc. Mr. Spindle Inc.
Wholesale Millwork Inc.  
Diamond Hill Plywood Company NILCO
Wingate Sales Solutions, Inc.  
DMSi Norbord
Wolf Inc. 
Do It Best Corp. Packard Forest Products, Inc.
Woodford Plywood Inc.  
Dyke Industries Inc. Palmer-Donavin Manufacturing Co. Yoder Lumber Co., Inc. 
ECMD  Parksite

ENAP, Inc.  Paul Argoe Screens, Inc.  
Essroc Cement Corp.  Pennsylvania and Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Companies    
F.P. Supply  Pine Forest Products, Inc.  
Facemyer Forest Products  Ponderosa Software