Industry Announcements

Industry Mourns Passing of Ken "The Bear" Luneak

Kenneth Ray Luneack, Age 81, of St. Louis, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.

FPS Participation Up, Data More Valuable for CMs

Consider utilizing one of the many benefits of SBCA Membership by filling out the 2013 Financial Performance Survey. 

Sims Appointed CEO of ICC

The International Code Council Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dominic Sims, CBO, has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer. 

IN and PA Lumbermens Insurance Merge

Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company and Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company today announced that they have executed agreements to affiliate their respective companies.

Sign Up for SBCA's Chicago OQM

Don't forget to register for the upcoming SBCA Open Quarterly Meetings July 31 - August 1 in Chicago, Illinios.

SBCA Hosts Workshop on Lumber Design Values

Please join us for our next Annual Workshop, an Update on Lumber Design Values on Tuesday, July 9 at 2 pm ET/1 pm CT/12 pm MT/11 am PT. To sign up, please email Trisha Kutz.

Stock Looks to Go Public

Stock Building Supply Holdings Inc filed with regulators to raise up to $175 million in an initial public offering, the latest building supplier looking to tap the market to take advantage of a U.S. housing recovery.

SBCA Opens Annual Award Nominations

Nominations for the SBCA's SBCA Hall of FameDick Bowman Industry Enthusiast, & SBC Industry Leadership awards can be submitted electronically by clicking here,

Input Needed for BCMC Educational Session Survey

The BCMC Committee has created a short survey to find out which planned sessions for the upcoming conference October 8-10 in San Antonio you would attend.

Draft TPI1-2014 Open to Public Comment

TPI has opened the Public Review & Comment period for the draft BSR/TPI 1-2014, (revision to ANSI/TPI 1-2007) "National Design Standard for Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Construction standard.