Market Education

The recent direction in federal lands timber harvest policy is encouraging for the industry

How to Connect with the Most Connected Person in Your Market

The Midterm elections are over, so now what? SBCA Advocacy Committee Chair Rick Parrino will talk about how important it is for component manufacturers to reach out and develop a relationship with their newly elected, or returning, lawmakers. He will also share best practices for staying on top of state legislative issues, as many state legislatures will start considering new laws in January that may impact this industry. 

The 2018 BCMC show runs from October 23-26 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

The Story of Rehkemper and Son, Inc.

Last year during SBCA’s Open Quarterly Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, I took the train down to Washington, DC and met with staff members of my U.S. Representative, Bill Flores. After a productive meeting on Capitol Hill, I made sure to leave an invitation behind for the Congressman to tour our production facility in Lott, Texas.

In June, SBCA members traveled to Washington, DC to meet with their members of Congress to discuss immigration and trade policy.

Framers and CMs can make for a powerful partnership, but it takes work.

Testing is underway to determine the effects of weather exposure and time on trusses.