Industry Announcements

Simpson Strong-Tie has acquired CG Visions, Inc., a U.S. company providing BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology, services and consultation to the residential building industry.

MiTek has acquired DIY Technologies, a market leader in web-based design software for a wide range of home improvement and renovation projects.

MiTek announced today that it has added Mark Thom to its leadership as the new CEO. The current CEO, Tom Manenti, will assume the role of Executive Chairman for 2017.

The top ten most read SBC Industry News headlines for the fourth quarter focused primarily on component manufacturer growth and framing methodology.

Alpine, an industry leading provider of products and services for building component manufacturers is proudly celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

National Framers Sponsor DAP Products Inc has issued a promotion available only to NFC Framer members.

OSHA cited an Ohio company after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June 2016 as he was digging soil out of the 12-foot trench in Washington Township, when the trench walls around him collapsed.

The NFC welcomed 70 guests at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting on November 3 in Baltimore, MD. 

NCSEA and SBCA collaborated on S268-16 which is a proposal to modify ANSI/TPI 1-2014 (TPI 1) language as referenced in the 2018 International Building Code. 

The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) has long been concerned about the lack of permanent diagonal bracing installed in roof systems.