The Q1 2014 NBMDA Quarterly Executive Trends Index is now available. For the first time, NBMDA is bringing you manufacturer insights, in addition to distributor-specific information.
If you're a manufacturer looking to do business and enhance your relationship with wholesale distributors, or if you're a service provider that sells products and services used by distributors, you will benefit from securing a booth at the 2014 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention.
John Ramsey, the Chairman of Diamond Hill Plywood, believes the building materials distribution industry will be challenged in 2014 by inventory shortages. “There are going to be some inventory shortages, here and there, for brief periods of time,” he said.
According to John Anderson, Vice President of Building Plastics, Inc., (BPI) while it is difficult to serve both flooring and countertop markets, BPI handles the problem by separating the workload into separate divisions.
Registration for the 2014 University of Industrial Distribution (UID) has closed. Due to high demand, the event reached capacity and sold out last week.