C.H. Briggs Announces Closing of Business

C.H. Briggs Co., a wholesale distributor of interior building materials for more than 55 years, announced that it will be winding down operations in the coming months and closing the business. The company stated in a press release that the decision to close was made after exhaustive efforts to restructure … Read more

NBMDA Launches Professional Development Program

The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) announced the launch of its Emerging Distribution Leaders Program. This initiative will assist up-and-coming professionals in reaching their full potential through the provision of coordinated education and relationship-building opportunities. The new program provides opportunities to connect and build relationships through education, networking … Read more

Google to Provide Grant to U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is set to receive a $3 million grant from Google, which will be used to develop new transparency tools, engage stakeholders across the United States and support research on building materials and health. “Healthy, non-toxic building materials are a critical component in green building,” said Rick Fedrizzi, … Read more

NRF Assists With Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

The National Remodeling Foundation (NRF) has established a starter fund to rebuild homes along the East Coast devastated by Hurricane Sandy and is currently accepting donations of   money and building materials to assist in the relief effort. Individuals and organizations are already contributing to the relief fund, including Masonite Doors, … Read more