Industry Announcements

For Huber Engineered Woods (HEW), the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum sponsorship categories the NFC offer simply weren’t enough. Wasn’t there a way, HEW asked, to do more to support networking, training and industry safety efforts?

Dear SBC Industry Members:

As you may know, a group of three members of SBCA and three members of TPI met last September, and again in November, to discuss a realignment of SBCA’s and TPI’s scopes of work. During those meetings, this group created an initial path forward as outlined below and which is currently being carried out.

For example, this group developed an implementation agreement that would assign responsibility as follows:

Here is the published obituary for Charles Meyers, one of the original founders of Hanover Fabricators in 1962, which was purchased in 2003 and renamed Structural Technologies. 

Getting the National Framers Council off the ground has taken a lot of effort from several committed framers across the country.

In 2018, the SBCA Safety Committee, which is made up of as many industry newcomers as veterans, is taking steps to help members protect their most valuable asset: their people.

MiTek Industries today announced that Rachel Seward has joined MiTek as the Vice President of Enterprise Communications and Philanthropy

On November 2, 2017, Kidde, a producer of commonly-used fire extinguishers, recalled nearly 40 million of these devices because they may not function in the event of an emergency. This recall includes two styles: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button fire extinguishers.

The Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) and its National Framers Council (NFC) have received approval from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on all training curriculum for the Susan Harwood Training Grant.

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) has announced Dr. Marcin Pazera as its technical director. With an engineering background and 16 years of experience in the building, construction and insulation industries, Pazera brings technical proficiency to this role.

Thinking about what to prepare for your holiday feast? If your menu plans include deep-frying a turkey, here is some important safety information to keep in mind.