Industry Announcements

Industry Mourns Passing of Simpson Strong-Tie's Founder

Simpson Strong-Tie founder Barclay Simpson passed away on Saturday evening, November 8. He passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his family. Barc was 93 years old.

Got 401(k)? Find Out Why it's Never Been Easier to Offer One

Please join us for this month’s Annual Workshop, Learn about the Benefits of Participating in a 401(k) Multiple Employer Plan (MEP) on Tuesday, November 18.

A Special Thank You to Our NFC Sponsors

Many thanks to these Supplier/Component Manufacturer Sponsors for making our first year possible!

NFC Announces National Meeting in Las Vegas, January 21, 2015

Join the National Framers Council for a national meeting in Las Vegas the week of the International Builders Show.

NFC's FrameSAFE Safety Manual Template Ready for Use!

The National Framers Council’s FrameSAFETM Safety Manual Template is now available for purchase by members of NFC!

NFC's National FrameSAFE Safety Program Now Available!

The National Framers Council’s FrameSAFETM Safety Manual Template is now available for purchase by members of NFC!

Alpine Releases Next-Generation IntelliVIEW Software Suite

Alpine has announced the availability of IntelliVIEW 14.03, the next-generation release of the only comprehensive component manufacturing business suite that enables real-time integration.

SBCA Board Creates Information & Technology Committee

In recognizing that information and technology (IT) is increasingly becoming the lifeblood of the component manufacturing process, the SBCA Board of Directors approved the creation of a new IT Committee. 

BCMC Show Attendance Grows 40%, Biggest in 5 Years!

Many thanks to exhibitors and attendees alike for making BCMC 2014 a great success! Last week’s show focused on “gearing up for growth,” a fitting theme for an event that grew by leaps and bounds – showcasing the biggest show floor in five years and welcoming 40 percent more individual component manufacturers than last year. 

Top 10 Industry News Stories from Q3

Here are the top 10 most read SBC Industry News headlines from the third quarter.