Volume 48 - Issue 1  
Jan/Feb 2009


Current IssueThe Perfect Storm
Do you need some perspective on how our country got in this mess? Michael Collins, vice president of building products group at Jordan, Knauff and Company gives his take on the current market and when the downturn will get better.

No More, No Less
The Environmental Protection Agency is studying the effects that formaldehyde emissions from compressed products and is looking to adopt the CARB rule nationally. See how this could affect domestic and offshore manufacturers of composite wood products

IBS: Ideas for Building Success
If you are looking to differentiate the products you distribute, see what some exhibitors will have on display at this year’s Builders’ Show and why you should stop by their booths.

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Educational Seminars
There are numerous educational sessions from which to choose at IBS. Find out what seminars can help you survive this difficult market.
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Many in the building products industry have called the country's economic struggle "The Perfect Storm." On page 16, an investment firm vice president discusses what's on the horizon for the homebuilding market.

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