2023 NAFCD & NBMDA Annual Convention Announces Lineup of Speakers

This fall, NBMDA and NAFCD plan to host a wide range of subject-matter experts at the 2023 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention. These established speakers will lead sessions on the latest trends in distribution leadership, management, corporate culture, economics, sales/marketing and labor retention/recruitment. Conference attendees will hear from an impressive lineup of authorities … Read more

2023 NAFCD & NBMDA Annual Convention Opens Registration

Registration for the 2023 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention is officially open. Building upon the success of last year’s conference, NAFCD and NBMDA are excited to bring the distribution community together again in Colorado Springs, from November 14–16. The 2023 NAFCD + NBMDA Annual Convention will unite the top distributors … Read more

MSI Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center in Virginia

M S International, Inc. (MSI), a leading supplier of flooring, countertops, wall tile, and hardscaping products in North America broke ground to build a new 548,000 square foot distribution center in Suffolk, Virginia. The project will take approximately 20 months to complete and will result in the addition of at … 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

Vadara Announces New Exclusive Distribution Partnerships

Vadara Quartz Surfaces, a manufacturer of artisan, handcrafted quartz surfaces, has announced its new and exclusive distribution and sales partnership with the European Granite & Marble Group (European) and Marva, divisions of Trajus Surfaces. Founded in 1990, European proudly supports architects, interior designers, developers, contractors and homeowners seeking versatile and … Read more

CaraGreen & OHM Announce Joint Sales & Marketing Partnership

CaraGreen Healthy Materials and OHM International have announced their joint sales and marketing partnership. OHM will leverage its distribution infrastructure and brick and mortar locations and showrooms throughout the East Coast with CaraGreen’s strong virtual and online presence, as well as their showrooms and warehouses throughout the East Coast. OHM’s … Read more

Cosentino Upgrades Chicago-based Distribution Center

Cosentino Group has entered into a long-term lease agreement with Brennan Investment Group to occupy 46,800 sq. ft. of a 128,550 sq. ft. building at the Elk Grove Technology Park. The facility will serve as a primary warehouse and distribution center for the company’s Midwest operations. Elk Grove Technology Park … Read more

Vadara Quartz Partners With Verona Marble Co.

Vadara Quartz has again extended their distribution network by partnering with Verona Marble Company, a Dallas, Texas based wholesale stone goods importer and distributor. Responding to quartz surfacing seeing resounding growth in countertop and surface trends, Vadara has been quick to expand and capture business in new territories. Aligning itself … Read more

Rugby Architectural Building Products Opens New Distribution Facility

Rugby Architectural Building Products has opened a new distribution facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. In early January the newly consolidated Dallas and Fort Worth distribution began operations at its new facilities strategically located at 920 Avenue R. The 125,000 sq. ft. distribution facility has been configured to accommodate Rugby’s increasing … Read more

Braxton-Bragg Renews Distribution Partnership with Alpha Professional Tools

Braxton-Bragg and Alpha Professional Tools have reinstated their business relationship, enabling Braxton-Bragg’s expansion of precision diamond tooling offering for the stone fabrication industry, as well as enhancing tools and equipment for the tile industry. As of June 1, 2018, Braxton-Bragg has Alpha products in stock and ready to ship. “We have … Read more