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New Website for NELMA Your Updated, Accessible, and Complete Wood Information Resource

(Cumberland, ME) – The Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (NELMA), the rules writing agency and marketing arm for lumber throughout New England and the Great Lakes region, has launched a completely updated website at

What’s New:

Easy access. The things users want the most – product locator, member locator, and the Grade Rule book, are now clearly visible on the home page.

Archives. Ever wondered what’s in the NELMA library? Click on the new Archives link for a catalog of all 1,914 publications held in the NELMA library. Included: PDFs of the popular White Pine Monographs. Searchable by keyword, the library catalog outlines more than a century of publications, to include videos and VHS.

NELMAtv. Searching for one of the popular NELMA videos on the association’s YouTube channel? All YouTube content now appears directly on the new website and is organized for instant accessibility.

Fresh Look. The site is easy-to-navigate, sections are labeled clearly, and visual representation draws the user in.

“The updated reinforces our position as a true lumber industry resource,” said Jeff Easterling, president of NELMA. “From historical pieces like the White Pine Monographs to current industry publications focusing on the modern wood industry, NELMA is a one-stop shop for wood information.”



Founded in 1933 (Happy 85th!), NELMA (Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association) is the rules writing agency for Eastern White Pine lumber and the grading authority for other commercially important Northeastern and Great Lakes softwood lumber species that includes Eastern Spruce, Norway Spruce, Balsam Fir, and Red Pine. In addition, NELMA is a leading agency for export wood packaging certification and the marketing voice for its lumber manufacturing members.  For more information, please visit the family of NELMA

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Find NELMA on Facebook at NELMA (Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association) and on twitter @inelma.

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