Industry Announcements

SBCA’s Load Guide Updated for 2012 Code Cycle

SBCA's Load Guide was recently updated to include the provisions of ASCE 7-10 referenced in the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC).

MiTek's New Joist Hanger Eliminates Nailing

The new THFI hanger from MiTek Builder Products  is a “face-mount hanger” designed to attach I-joists to wood headers, and it can accomplish the task while requiring no joist nails.

SBCA & WoodWorks Offer Wood Truss Education

SBCA and WoodWorks both offer information to engineers, architects, builders on roof trusses.

Find Out How MSR Can Make You More Profitable

The MSR Lumber Producers Council is happy to announce it will once again be hosting its popular MSR Workshop April 21-23, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Mark your calendars today.

Ski & Learn: SBCA's Next OQM in Denver March 17-18

SBCA's next Open Quarterly Meeting (OQM) will be held March 17-18 in Denver, CO. Register today!

US LBM Chosen as 2015's 'Dealer of Year'

US LBM uses technology and training to blaze its growth path, for that reason it was chosen as the 2014 LMB of the Year.

Register Today for NFC's National Meeting in Las Vegas

It's not to late to register! The National Framers Council (NFC) is holding their next national meeting on Wednesday, January 21st at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. 

ANSI/TPI 1-2014 National Design Standard Now Available

TPI is pleased to announce that the ANSI/TPI 1-2014 National Design Standard for Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Construction is now available for purchase on the TPI website.

SBCA's Legal Counsel Advises CMs to Review Employee Policies

As we embark on the year 2015, component manufacturers should consider reviewing and, if necessary, updating their employee handbooks and policies.

Capital Area Chapter to Host Online Lumber Outlook, Register Today!

The Capital Area Chapter of SBCA invites component manufacturers to attend an online lumber outlook by Paul Jannke, a Principal of Forest Economic Advisors (FEA), on Thursday, January 8, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.