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Building Material Executives

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This group exists to serve lumber/building material distribution pros. Use this group to share challenges and opportunities--and to discuss market news and trends--with fellow LBM industry pros.
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  1. Joe Mendoza

    Joe Mendoza

    04/08/2016
    Joe Mendoza
    US LBM Promotes Young Nam to VP | LBM Journal
    www.lbmjournal.com BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — U.S. LBM Holdings, LLC has announced that Young Nam has been promoted to vice president of pricing and procurement for the company. Nam joined U.S. LBM in 2015 as director of Supply Chain Optimization. Young Nam In this newly...
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  2. Joe Mendoza

    Joe Mendoza

    27/07/2016
    Joe Mendoza
    New Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since February 2008 | LBM Journal
    www.lbmjournal.com WASHINGTON —Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.5% in June from an upwardly revised May reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
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  3. Joe Mendoza

    Joe Mendoza

    26/07/2016
    Joe Mendoza
    The Case for Consolidation: Two-Step Distribution | LBM Journal
    www.lbmjournal.com Builders have consolidated, dominating many of the major metros. This dynamic is one of the many reasons why LBM dealers have followed suit, consolidating at an extremely rapid pace over the past decade. Some mention national deals with builders as...
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  4. Joe Mendoza

    Joe Mendoza

    26/07/2016
    Joe Mendoza
    Huber Files Patent Lawsuit Against Georgia-Pacific | LBM Journal
    www.lbmjournal.com CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Specialty products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC announced today that the company has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC alleging that the ForceField™ Air and Water Barrier...
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  5. Joe Mendoza

    Joe Mendoza

    26/07/2016
    What percentage of your Expertise, Insights, and Solutions do you own? This is the fundamental question at hand—do you own the expertise, insights, and solutions that make your brand successful? When I say own, I mean physically (documented on paper) or digitally (recorded as audio, video or text)?

    If you don’t own it, that means that when your founder gets hit by a bus or your top salesperson is lured away by a competitor, that corporate IQ leaves as well.
    Joe Mendoza
    The Future of LBM Training (and the future is now): PART II | LBM Journal
    www.lbmjournal.com Click here to read part 1 of this article series. Several years ago, Mike Rowe was hired as a pitchman by Ford. Rowe was well known for his show, “Dirty Jobs,” in which he highlighted some of the more interesting ways people earn a living. Crawling...
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  6. Joe Mendoza

    Joe Mendoza

    26/07/2016
    Did you know that Pinterest is the third largest social network? With more than 176 million registered users, if this social media isn’t a part of your social strategy, you might want to consider making a revision.
    Joe Mendoza
    LBM Dealer’s Guide to Pinterest | LBM Journal
    www.lbmjournal.com CURRENT SITUATION: Over the past couple of years you have helped more and more DIY customers who have come in with projects that they found on Pinterest. Recently, a customer showed you pictures of a bookshelf project on her phone. As she scrolled...
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