LMC brings leaders in the lumber and building materials industry together to increase the purchasing power, profitability, and competitiveness of our members.
Through long-term relationships with high-quality manufacturers; unparalleled purchasing volume; razor sharp market intelligence; coupled with impactful business tools and resources, we are here to help your business thrive.
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The cost of membership is minimal, the value immeasurable
IMPACTFUL BUSINESS TOOLS AND RESOURCES
INSIGHT AND STRATEGIES THAT MINIMIZE RISK AND MAXIMIZE PROFITS
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY
RELIABLE ACCESS TO TOP-QUALITY PRODUCTS—AT THE RIGHT PRICE
Volume speaks volumes
LMC is the largest Forest Products and Building Materials Cooperative in the country purchasing over 7 billion dollars for the best independent dealers in the industry. As a co-op our job is to manage the volume of our members to gain benefits they could not achieve on their own. LMC Dealers understand this concept and choose to build volume to support one co-op vs. many.
Put LMC’s Power to Work for You
Founded in 1935
Largest Forest Products Trading Floor
1000+ Manufacturer Direct Programs
$7+ Billion in Total Purchases
$5+ Billion In Forest Products (155,000 Truckloads)
$2+ Billion In Other Building Materials
Lowest Expense Ratio in the Industry
Primary Industry We Serve:
- Traditional Pro And DIY Lumberyards
OTHER INDUSTRIES SERVED:
- Truss & Wall Panel Manufacturers
- Post Frame Building Manufacturers
- Millwork Shops
- Industrial Companies
- Commercial Packaging
- Residential and Commercial Modular Builders
- Gypsum Specialty Businesses
Pro and DIY Lumberyards
Truss & Wall Panel Manufacturers
The Industry’s Best Networking Events
A full-blown buying event in March, where you can also meet with your preferred suppliers, take advantage of professional education, and reunite with fellow members. It’s another unique chance to sharpen your business’s competitive edge and increase your margins.
An intimate table-top event in the Fall, where LMC Dealers from across the country gather with their LMC team, and preferred mills and manufacturers to gain insight on building trends to develop their forest products purchasing strategy for the following year.
LMC Leadership Summit
This event brings together next generation leaders from across the country. You will gain insight and tools to take your career to the next level.
Join fellow leaders over several days at a top-rated university in a Masterclass of Leadership Excellence where you will learn how inspire and expand leadership thinking, build new skills by diving deep into business functions and explore the latest research and transformational practices to maximize the performance of teams in your organization.
Category Focused Seminars
Contact us to learn more about our Dealer Alliances focused on Kitchen & Bath, Component Manufacturer, and Door Shops.
LMC also offers coordinated promotions throughout the year featuring specially negotiated purchasing opportunities. Members can access these promotions through lmc.net.
The Largest LBM Co-op in the industry.
What Our Members Say About LMC
“LMC is our organization. They are there for one reason, to buy for us. To buy better for us. To provide us information on the market. Take full advantage of it.”
“The values I see from LMC above the others are the low cost of joining, innovative purchasing strategies, the transparency of the transactions, (and) the degree of specialization of the buyers.”
WHO IS LMC?
HOW WAS LMC FOUNDED?
HOW IS LMC’S CULTURE?
The LMC team works as an extension of each and every dealer’s company, not as a supplier. With a strong track record for recruiting and retaining devoted and hardworking talent, the majority of the LMC team has been with the company for 15 years or more. The company culture is one of integrity, knowledge, and innovative solutions, with a focus of providing LMC dealers added value every day.
HOW MANY MEMBERS ARE THERE TODAY?
More than 400 companies with over 1,800 locations in all 50 states and the Bahamas. Our membership includes traditional Pro and DIY lumberyards, kitchen and bath showrooms, truss and wall panel plants, modular home and post frame manufacturers, millwork shops, and commercial packaging companies. Together, they represent more than $24 billion in combined retail sales.
WHAT KIND OF COMPETITIVE EDGE DOES LMC PROVIDE?
HOW CAN I JOIN?
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