Blog Entries - 2015

Taking Ownership of Your Business

November 6, 2015

In an effort to provide information and services to help members remain strong and able to compete in global marketplace, the Wood Product Manufacturers Association wants to inform you on how to take “ownership” of your business. One

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Why Do Companies Get 'Burned' On Scams

September 14, 2015  |  Financial Scams, Protect Your Business

Thanks to the Barrett Family and George Barrett at Weekly Hardwood Review for running an article about how lumber companies often lose hundreds of thousands of dollars by falling victim to financial scams. We want to educate those in the

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Benefits of Attending WMPA's Annual Meeting

August 4, 2015  |  Annual Meeting

The Wood Products Manufacturers Association invites you to their Annual Meeting in the heart of the largest Amish community in the United States. The Annual Meeting takes place September 29 through October 1st, 2015 in Sugarcreek Ohio.

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OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Enforcement

July 1, 2015  |  Hazard Communication Standard, OSHA

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP and our friends at the Pallet Central Magazine brought the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s revised Hazard Communication Standard to our attention. Many companies are losing thousands of dollars

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Rising Shipping Costs

June 1, 2015

The Barrett Family of the Weekly Hardwood Review recently wrote about the rising costs of shipping lumber and wood products.  This affects those in the wood and lumber business in different ways, but we need to prepare now to keep up with

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Should Interns Be Paid?

May 15, 2015

With summer quickly approaching, college students are looking for internships to gain experience and learn from hands-on training in a particular field. Many internships are unpaid, but not all internships should be. The Fair Labor

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