Industry Announcements

Who's Better: Manufacturers or Suppliers?

SBCA is announcing an exciting new contest! The SBC Masters Championship will roll out officially this week, and the first step is to FORM or JOIN a TEAM!

EPDs a Powerful Tool for Component Manufacturers

Last week, we reported that the AWC and CWC have announced the release of two new environmental product declarations (EPDs), bringing the available EPD total for North American wood products to six. 

Second Comment Period on ANSI/TPI 1 Standard Open

The Truss Plate Institute (TPI) announced today the opening of a second Public Review & Comment period for the draft BSR/TPI 1-2014 (revision to ANSI/TPI 1-2007).

APA Names Elias as New President

Ed Elias has been elected to serve as president of APA -- The Engineered Wood Association, following the retirement of Dennis Hardman later this year. 

$120K in Collaborative TPI/SBCA Testing Approved

At the SBCA OQM on August 1, 2013, the Board of Directors approved a “Joint TPI/SBCA-SBCRI Industry Test Program,” focused on building a financial foundation to facilitate industry-focused testing for the benefit of all component manufacturer and supplier members.

What has SBCA Done for You Lately?

In preparation for SBCA's membership drive leading up to BCMC in October, a list has been created to highlight  to component manufacturer and supplier members the value of being a member of the association. 

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.