Why Checkoffs Work

How softwood lumber producers gained an additional $2.4 billion in revenue In the early 2000s, softwood lumber producers found themselves in a nearly two-decade long erosion of market...

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Virtual Town Halls

Get the Facts: Review Recent CMU Checkoff Town Halls The CMU Checkoff Initiative recently hosted six regional meetings to give producers the opportunity to have an open, transparent...

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Supporter Stories

Support for the CMU Checkoff: Steve Hunt CSI, CDT, LEED GA, BlockUp®, Chicago, IL “Our industry would greatly benefit by implementing the CMU Checkoff program....

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Stronger Together

Stronger Together. It is an exciting time to be in our industry. We are in the final stretch of establishing the CMU Checkoff – a program created for producers, by producers, that...

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Checkoff Myth-Busting

CMU Checkoff Myth-Busting The concrete masonry checkoff is a tax on every CMU you sell. FACT: The checkoff is not a tax, it’s an investment by the industry that will bring back market...

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The Path Forward

Department of Commerce Announces Official Timeline for Proposed Concrete Masonry Checkoff JULY 2, 2020: The U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) is outlining the path forward for...

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