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Advanced Estimating Workshop

December 11 - 12 in Moberly, Missouri


MLA will conduct an Advanced Estimating Workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 11-12, in Moberly, Missouri, at Mid-Am Building Supply. In today’s highly competitive market, the success of a material supplier relies heavily on the ability to generate quick and accurate estimates. The ability to estimate the material costs of a project is an essential skill for those in the lumber business.


This class emphasizes the advanced skills needed in estimating material costs. Whether estimates are being generated by hand or by computer, there are basic principles that must be understood to produce a quality take-off. The basic math of quantity take-off methods dealing with length, area and volume and the basic business math of calculating the costs for material profit margin, add-ons, and discounts are some of these essential basics. Click here for complete information.




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Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma

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Mid-America Lumbermens Association

638 W. 39th St., Kansas City, MO 64111

PHONE: 816-561-5323

FAX: 816-561-1249


PO Box 419264

Kansas City, MO 64141-6264

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