USMCA Now in Effect

Today, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) goes into full effect with many promising provisions aimed directly at bolstering American small- and mid-sized businesses (SMEs). The National Small Business Association was


Phase One China Deal Signed

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a “phase one” deal on trade, focusing on expanding U.S. agricultural exports and reforming China’s forced


Senate Finance Advances USMCA

On Jan. 7, the Senate Finance Committee approved the approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementing legislation, H.R. 5430, in a 25-3 vote, clearing the way for a Senate floor vote.  Mexico


Spending Bill Extends Ex-Im Bank

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a series of bills related to spending and other critical, expiring provisions including extending the charter for the Export-Import Bank



SBEA Member Spotlight: Nathan Muncaster of Polyguard Products

This month, SBEA is spotlighting Nathan Muncaster of Polyguard Products, based in Ennis, Texas which specializes in products that protect surfaces and structures from moisture, water, or other undesired substances.