Industry Announcements

The Truss Plate Institute (TPI) announced today the opening of a second Public Review & Comment period for the draft BSR/TPI 3-201X, Design of Bracing for Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses

 Camp Hope provides interim housing, peer mentoring, VA support and pastoral care for our Wounded Warriors, veterans and their families suffering from combat related PTSD 

 The National Framers Council (NFC) is pleased to announce the release of two new topics on General Jobsite Safety in its collection of FrameSAFE Toolbox Talks.

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.

Jim Mavrakes (Wood Truss Systems) recently retired from the Truss Manufacturers Association of Texas (TMAT) Board of Directors.  He had served as a valued board member since 2002.

Pennsylvania and Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Companies (PLM/ILM) announced it will be adding Employment Practices Liability (EPL) insurance to its policies, making coverage and risk management services available to employers.

On Sunday, August 16, U.S. Army Sgt. Drew Wroblewski and his wife Katelyn got the surprise of a lifetime. 

Terry Lee Johnson, 67, of Denton passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. He spent the majority of his working years as a sales manager in construction software equipment for Clary Company, Alpine Engineering, and Mitek Industries.

Don't take our word for it, watch this short video where Jess Lohse (Rocky Mountain Truss) shares why he's excited to attend BCMC this year.

The exhibit floor for BCMC 2015 continues to grow! This year’s lineup of educational opportunities is bigger and better than ever! Register today.