Industry Announcements

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, hosted more than 30 college students awarded with a Simpson Strong-Tie® Student Scholarship for the 2018–2019 academic year.

Here are the top ten most read NFC Framing News articles for the second quarter of 2018.

Werner Co. has recalled about 78,000 multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders because they can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Below are the top ten most read SBC Industry News headlines of the second quarter of 2018.  These headlines are dominated by component manufacturer business trends, raw materials and the performance of components.

Kenny Cloyd, founder of Cal Truss (which merged and became California TrusFrame (CTF)) and a fierce advocate for component innovation, passed away on June 26 after a battle with cancer.

We are sad to report the component manufacturing industry lost two of its early pioneers this week, Kenny Cloyd (1953-2018) and Sherman Nelson (1934-2018).

Please submit your nominations for the Annual industry awards here: https://app.keysurvey.com/f/1264065/13c0/ 

Considering all elements of the floor and how they work together can allow for predictable performance and happier homeowners.

The FastenMaster Lateral Tension System (LTS) satisfies the lateral load requirements being enforced under Section R507 of the 2015 International Residential Code while making installation faster and less cumbersome.

OSHA is moving to finalize changes to its crane operator certification requirements, according to a proposed rule published in the May 21 Federal Register.