Industry Announcements

Phyllis Caroline Schwartz (February 23, 1922-September 25, 2017) was born in Chicago just one year and six months after the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.

On September 28 and 29 three members of Structural Building Component Association’s (SBCA) Executive Committee and three members of the Truss Plate Institute’s (TPI) Board of Directors met in Atlanta to discuss realigning various scopes of work and responsibilities.

Once the industry bounced back and Jared Dix found himself looking to start a career, he decided the industry actually looked like a lot of fun and also needed some youthful perspective.

To illustrate their complete light-frame construction product offering for component manufacturers, Simpson Strong-Tie will be showcasing truss design and project management software solutions at the BCMC show.

​As a third generation Hikel working at Shelter Systems Limited, Jason was literally born into the industry.

Here are the top ten most popular SBC Industry News headlines of the third quarter of 2017.

Alpine’s highly-anticipated new training website is designed to provide comprehensive software tutorials, training webinars, industry resources, as well as other useful information to improve designer knowledge.

Travis White was introduced to the truss industry as a teenager by his father, who was a part owner of a component manufacturing company in Florida.  He learned about the industry first-hand as he worked there throughout high school and college. 

The Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) and its National Framers Council (NFC) are pleased to announce confirmation of approval for a Susan Harwood Training Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Susan Harwood Training Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations to help fund the development of training and education courses for workers and employers exposed to workplace safety and health hazards.

Interestingly, while John learned a lot about the industry at an early age, he didn’t always plan on pursuing a career in it.