NWR Builders Exchange Announces Blueprint Copy Price Increase COVID 19 Construction Guidelines
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NWR Builders Exchange Announces Blueprint Copy Price Increase


EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021, THE PRICE OF A BLUEPRINT COPY WILL INCREASE!!! Blueprint Copies will increase from $2.00 per copy to $2.50 per copy. The price increase will help us to cover the rise in costs, such as paper, toner and our service contract. Thank you.


COVID 19 Construction Guidelines


This link will provide helpful guidance in preparing workplaces for COVID-19   https://wedc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/COVID-19-Construction-Guidelines.pdf


Congratulations to Allison Golat-Hattamer


Congratulations to Allison Golat-Hattamer!   Allison Golat-Hattamer, one of our 2021-2022 scholarship recipients, will graduate from Lake Holcombe HS on Saturday. Allison will attend Chippewa Valley Technical College in the fall with plans to participate in their Sonography program. Congratulations to Allison and all of the other 2021 graduates!




We have advertising space available in our weekly bulletin & also in our directory.  Great exposure ~ Great rates! If you are interested contact Dawn at NWRBX. All new ads, ad changes must be at the Exchange by May 28.




Rhom Construction-Project Manager/Estimator Position Rhom Construction LLC is a Commercial-General Contractor in the Chippewa Valley & Western Wisconsin and is actively adding a full-time Project Manager/Estimator to our team.  With a growing market-share and reputation we are seeking team players to continue building great relationships, provide quality projects and customer service....




          CONGRATULATIONS…to our scholarship recipients!   At last week’s NWR Builders Exchange Board of Directors meeting, scholarship recipients were chosen for the six $500 scholarships we will be awarding in January of 2022. The only criterion for applying was that the student must be the son or daughter or an employee of a NWRBX member.  Also, any student, whether they are graduating from...


Online Plan Availability


Online Plan Availability We have had some inquiries recently in regards to plans being available on our website.  There are a couple of things to keep in mind: If a plan is advertised on our website, plans and specs WILL be available.  We do NOT advertise plans that we do not have access to bidding docs. We publish our weekly bulletin every Wednesday.  In order to publish all of the plans that we...


Obituary for Robert “Bob” Hansen – Robert Hansen Painting


Obituary for Robert “Bob” Hansen – Robert Hansen Painting Robert Jon Hansen, age 62, passed away on March 27, 2021 at the Ladysmith Nursing Home where he had been residing since March of 2020 due to serious health complications after triple bypass surgery on January 29,2020. Bob was born on August 21, 1958 to Robert and Dorothy Hansen in Chippewa Falls, WI. He grew up in Bloomer, WI at the...




We Still Make Blueprint Copies! Please remember that our office still offers large format document copying. Our in-office services have not changed. We can make copies of, not only our plans, but those that you receive privately from general contractors, owners, architects, etc. And we will NOT share those projects with any of our other members. We also have the capability to scan hard copy...


The 2020-2021 Labor Law Training Series, Friday Fundamentals, has been scheduled!


These interactive, educational web conferences are open to the public and are held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Most topics are expanded versions of those presented at DWD's popular Labor Law Clinics and include: 3/12/21 – Avoiding "Loaded" Employment Application and Interview Questions that May Discriminate 4/2/21 – State and Federal Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Laws and Protections Overview...




SEND IT TO US!!!  Send us your announcements  of promotions, name changes, business relocations, awards, or anything that your company finds important enough for your fellow members to know about.  You may send us your information by fax 715-834-3590, e-mail info@nwrbx.com , or mail  2228 N. Hillcrest Pkwy, Ste. 2, Altoona, WI 54720.


Facts About Using www.nwrbx.com


The “Exchange Online” portion of our site is meant for our members only.   Please do not share your username/password with anyone else.  Even if they are a member, ask them to sign up for their own username/password.  Remember do not allow non-members to use your u/p.  The more members we have, the lower we can keep the cost of membership dues.  Encourage those non-members to inquire about...


NWRBX Daily Emails – Please Mark Us as “NOT SPAM”!


We hope that you are finding our daily emails to be a useful tool. Recently, we had a group of emails from two different email providers that were bouncing our daily emails back to us as though they were spam.  With the help of our fabulous web developers, we were finally able to solve the problem.  Someone, much smarter than I, figures that one of our members marked us as spam and then the...


Pondering on Printing Plans from Your Executive Director


Last month, I celebrated my 29th anniversary with the Northwest Regional Builders Exchange. Many things have changed in those 29 years (including our name and my hair color!). Contractors who have not been in our office for a few years, come in now and look at our plan rack and think we aren’t busy because we don’t have plans hanging as far as the eye can see. We are still busy. In fact, our...


PlanHolders Lists


if you have used our online plan room, it does not mean that you are automatically placed on the planholders list. If you wish to be listed as a planholder for a project please contact us by phone or e-mail and we will gladly put you on. Please also keep in mind that by using our plans and having us put you on our planholders list does not mean that you are listed on the architect's planholders...


Sending An Email To NWRBX?


When sending an email to us for things such as ordering blueprint copies or something that does not need to be directed to an individual, please use the info@nwrbx.com email address. If you send it to Barb, Dawn, or Sue’s email address and one of us is off for the day, your order will be delayed. The info@nwrbx.com email goes to all of us in the office, thus one of us can take care of your order...


Reminder to our members regarding non-member subcontractors.


As you all know, we are a member owned organization. In order, to keep the cost of membership low, please encourage sub-contractors that are not members to join NWRBX. Please do not send them into NWRBX under your company name or allow them to use your username/password. If you know of someone who might be interested in joining NWRBX, please let us know.