For 125 years, the North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA) has provided lumber wholesalers with services, camaraderie and a shared voice, one that resonates as strongly today as at any time in its history.
NAWLA continues to celebrate its 125th year and this month we’re taking a trip down memory lane. Meeting minutes are common practice for our organization and the process dates back to 1894.
I was introduced to NAWLA some 50+ years ago at the age of 12 (please don't do the math!) on a trip to the Banff Springs Hotel in Canada with my father, Bob Boyd. While I wasn't yet involved in the family business, Manufacturers Reserve Supply, it was important to my mother and father that