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Executive Briefing Conference

2022 EBC agenda addresses top-of-mind topics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Executive Briefing Conference (EBC), the woodworking industry’s most unique event for C-level executives, will take place at The Broadmoor, one of the nation’s most iconic luxury resorts. The EBC was founded on the premise of bringing leaders together from all ranks of the woodworking industry – cabinets, furniture, architectural woodwork, machine manufacturers, suppliers, etc. - to address what’s new and what’s next.

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NAHB: Building material prices up 19% year-over-year

According to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the prices of goods used in residential construction ex-energy (not seasonally adjusted) climbed 0.5% in April, following upwardly revised increases of 1.9% and 2.4% in March and February, respectively. This adds up to an 4.9% increase in building materials prices since the start of 2022. Year-over-year, building materials prices are up 19.2% and have risen 35.6% since the start of the pandemic.