CHICAGO - The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) is pleased to recognize several distributors, manufacturers and services providers for their long time membership with the association.

During the 2013 NBMDA Annual Convention, 29 firms were acknowledged for milestone membership anniversaries, ranging from ten to sixty years of membership. This year marked a record number of companies celebrating milestones with NBMDA.

"We are honored to have such a dedicated membership base," said NBMDA Executive Vice President Kevin Gammonley. "To have members with us just one year shy of when the association was founded is incredible to say the least. It is the dedication of our members that allows NBMDA to continue to provide valuable networking and the ideal environment for fostering business connections."

There were 17 distributors, 11 manufacturers and one service provider recognized for milestone anniversaries, including the following long-time members with twenty-five years or more of membership tenure:

Sixty Years of Membership

Distributor - Lensing Building Specialties, Evansville, IN

Distributor - Wimsatt Building Materials Corp., Wayne, MI

Fifty Years of Membership

Distributor - Aetna Plywood, Inc., Maywood, IL

Distributor - Diamond Hill Plywood Co., Darlington, SC

Thirty Years of Membership

Distributor - Lumbermen's, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI

Manufacturer - VT Industries, Inc., Holstein, IA

Twenty-Five Years of Membership

Distributor - Darant Distributing Corp., Denver, CO

Service Provider - DMSi Software, Omaha, NE

Distributor - White-Wood Dist. Ltd., Winnepeg, MB

View images of members awarded at For more information about NBMDA, visit or contact NBMDA Headquarters at 888.747.7862 .


NBMDA is a multi-segment trade association representing the leading wholesale distributors of specialty building products and woodworking materials. Membership segments represent distributors and manufacturers that serve the independent building material, lumber, and kitchen and bath dealer, regional and national home centers, as well as those that serve production companies involved in cabinetry, architectural woodwork, stock woodwork, store fixtures, solid surface fabricating, plastics fabricating, general and specialty woodworking industries. For more information, visit

Source: NBMDA

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