In 1886, a group of lumbermen formed The Lumbermens Exchange to join forces to reduce expenses, increase buying power, and share information and services.
It was also through their mutual needs and values that PLM was born. In the spirit of this group, we present The PLM Exchange, our blog where we can share our industry-specific knowledge, ideas, and resources with our stakeholders and the wood community.
When purchasing insurance, one of the more important decisions you will make is whether to work with a direct writer or to work with an insurance broker. The biggest difference between the two is whether they represent just one company or multiple insurance providers. A direct writer is an insurance company whose own employees are… [Read More]
With a name like John Smith, PLM’s CEO and president is a phisher’s dream come true. Which means he is hyper-vigilant when it comes to cyber safety by implementing strong passwords, using two-step verification whenever possible, and making sure that cyber safety training is up-to-date and constant for not only himself but for all employees… [Read More]
Sawmills have been around for hundreds of years helping to build modern society and fuel our economy. While these institutions have long histories of keeping America humming, they also are no strangers to tragic injuries, deadly accidents and fires that have literally brought down the business. Like many businesses in the lumber industry, sawmills require… [Read More]
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