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Now is the Time to Re-Invent Your Company

October 5, 2020

  During the past 6-7 years the Association has been receiving more and more calls from companies seeking to buy smaller quantities of an item.  Unfortunately, most WPMA member companies are not designed to produce a smaller number of

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Things are Changing

September 8, 2020

In speaking to a lot of member companies, we are hearing that things are changing, and not for the better.  When companies were able to return (in a modified version) from the Covid 19, many businesses stated that they were busy, both

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Will COVID 19 Affect Your Receivables?

August 3, 2020

The overwhelming majority (88%) of credit professionals have seen an impact from the Covid 19 pandemic. That's the word from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) from a study they conducted in early June 2020. In the

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A Major Change in How Business is Conducted in the Wood Products Industry

July 1, 2020

For over 250 years the wood products industry has conducted business based on relationships that have been built between supplier and customer.  As someone once said "if the customer doesn't like you- you can give them your product

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What Does Your Brand and Company Culture Have to Do With Attracting Talent?

April 6, 2020

In a recent article in the Weekly Hardwood Review it was stated that according to the Manpower Group more than half of today's job seekers feel an employer's brand and culture are definitely more important than they were five years

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Importance Of A Unified Wood Promotion Program

March 2, 2020

For many years hardwood in a home was considered to be a sign of wealth or success.  Items such as hardwood floors, cabinets, and furniture provided the feeling that the homeowner had "made it" and would be set for life while they

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