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LumberTech Online

Start training your employee's today!

Northwestern Lumber Association is teaming up with Building Supply Channel Inc. to provide members with a custom learning management system, LumberTech Online. 

With over 170 topics, dealers can use a flexible monthly subscription to provide employees easy access to industry training courses and managers are able to evaluate skills, track training progress, and view test scores! 

In addition to the current catalog of courses, NLA is working with our instructors and industry professionals to add more curriculum exclusively to the LumberTech Online platform.  These programs will all be included with your monthly subscription.

Click HERE to learn more about LumberTech Online                                   Link to LumberTech


New Virtual Roundtable Learning Series

To help members connect with their LBM peers throughout the year, Northwestern Lumber Association is starting an online roundtable learning series.  Each series will have seven online meetings including an introduction meeting, five roundtable meeting with a guest speaker, Q&A and group discussion and a final reflection and goal setting meeting. 

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Industry Association/Council Online Resources

APA - The Engineered Wood Association
APA’s comprehensive training series includes six “back to basics” modules that cover key topics related to I-joists, Rim Board®, laminated veneer lumber, and glulam.

Western Wood Products Association
WWPA's Lumber Resource Library includes product and technical support literature, grade rules, and design tools used to support design, specification, and application of Western Lumber.

Forest Products Laboratory
The Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) is the national research laboratory of the United States Forest Service, which is part of USDA. The site includes a video library and publications on wood products in construction.

U.S. Green Building Council
US Green Building Council offers education courses to advance your knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts and practices.

WoodWorks provides education and free technical support related to the design, engineering and construction of commercial and multi-family wood buildings in the U.S.