NBMDA Publications:

NBMDA Channel Connection

NBMDA's Channel Connection is a monthly e-newsletter featuring important updates, event announcements, education opportunities, partner discounts and more.

Designed for busy executives, the new format features professionally written abstracts of industry articles, allowing readers to quickly access the news important to them.

Issues also feature profiles of industry thought leaders providing their perspective on current market conditions as well as their company's experience with NBMDA.

Advertisers--Rise Above the Clutter!

Advertising opportunities are available for future issues!  Access the Channel Connection media kit for more information.




Issue Archives / Feature Article

April 2015 Robert Stolz Wurth Group
March 2015 Craig Francisco The L.E. Smith Co.
February 2015 Peter Martin Knape & Vogt
January 2015 John Stafford McFadden’s Hardwood and Hardware



December 2014 Charlie McMurray Charles McMurray Co. 
November 2014 Don Lorey E.B. Bradley
October 2014 Andy Wernick Industrial Plywood
September 2014 Larry Gaskey MJB Wood Group
August 2014 George Pattee Parksite
July 2014 Ken Simpson E. Roko Distributors Ltd.
June 2014 Kevin Gammonley NBMDA
May 2014 Tom O'Neill Würth Baer Supply Company
April 2014 David Hughes Rugby Architectural Building Products
March 2014  John Ramsey Diamond Hill Plywood
February 2014 John Anderson BPI
January 2014 Steve Dominick Central Wholesale Supply Company



December 2013  Kevin Gammonley NBMDA
November 2013 Mark Carlisle M.L. Campbell
October 2013 Roger Debnam Würth Wood Group
September 2013 Missy O'Daniel Web-Don Inc.
August 2013 Jamie Barnes McKillican International
July 2013 Scott Thomas Parksite
June 2013 Ken Hager Amerhart
May 2013 William Delaney Distributor Service Inc.
April 2013 David Sullivan Meyer Decorative Surfaces
March 2013 Ray Prozzillo A&M Supply
February 2013 Bill Sauter OHARCO
January 2013 Rick Turk Metro Hardwoods



December 2012 Don Schalk C.H. Briggs
November 2012 Michael Darby Capital Lumber Company
October 2012 - Premiere Issue Paul Vella Atlantic Plywood


Distribution Matters

Through its partnership with Surface & Panel magazine, NBMDA offers an annual insert highlighting the role of distribution in our industry.  Each insert contains a distributor member profile as well as through leadership pieces from NBMDA members. Also included is a full roster of NBMDA member companies representing the CIDA segment, which focuses on cabinetry and woodworking.


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Distribution Matters is printed each spring.  Please contact NBMDA Headquarters regarding advertising or content opportunities.



As an active member in the National Association of Wholesale-Distributors (NAW), NBMDA can pass along savings to its members on all NAW publications.

With titles like...

  • The Best Distribution Sales Book Ever!
  • Strategic Pricing for Distributors: Tools and Rules for Building Higher Margins
  • Wholesale Distribution Economic Reports
  • Driving Distributor Sales Beyond: Best Practices for Outselling Your Competitors
  • Lean Warehousing
  • 5 Fundamentals for the Wholesale Distribution Branch Manager
  • Working at Cross-Purposes: How Distributors and Manufacturers Can Manage Conflict Successfully
  • Driving Growth and Shareholder Value: The Distribution Value Map™
  • Smart Investments: Developing Top Performers in Wholesale Distribution
  • Restructuring the Distribution Sales Effort For Maximum Productivity
  • The Acquisitive Distributor: Four Keys to Success When Buying a Wholesale Distribution Business are sure to find something that fits your needs. When ordering simply indicate you are a member of an NAW member association to receive your discount!

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