Western Building Material Association is the trade association proudly serving the building material
industry in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington since 1903.

2022 Education Programs Scheduled

January - Olympia, WA
Introduction to Building Material Sales - January 25
click here for Olympia Intro Registration

Estimating Workshop - January 26-27
click here for Olympia Estimating Registration

February - Wilsonville, OR
Introduction to Building Material Sales - February 8
click here for Wilsonville Intro Registration

Estimating Workshop - February 9-10
click here for Wilsonville Estimating Registration

February - Bozeman, MT 
Introduction to Building Material Sales - February 14
click here for Bozeman Intro Registration

Estimating Workshop - February 15-16
click here for Bozeman Estimating Registration


The New Lumber and Building Material Reference Manuals are Here!

The Lumber and Building Material Reference Manual is an invaluable resource for the LBM industry.  This manual includes updated span tables, charts and formulas and many more helpful topics. Price is $24.95 each plus shipping and handling for WBMA members ($39.95 plus S&H for non-members)

Click here for an order form.

Foundation Learning Management System is Online!




We are excited to share with you the debut of Foundation LMS - an online learning platform designed specifically for the lumber and building material industry.  Whether you need content to onboard new employees or need to train/educate existing ones, this will be an invaluable resource for you.  Also, Foundation is continually evolving with new courses always in the works.  By the end of summer, we will have added Forklift Safety Training, Customer Service and Estimating/Blueprint Reading & Takeoff!

Follow the link to the website at Foundation LMS and watch the video below for a brief preview.



WBMA Proudly Serving Our Member Since 1903







WBMA's 2022 President

Rick Jensen
Bayview Building Materials
Elma, Washington

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