Show Slide A True Southern Gentleman: Remembering Al James

A True Southern Gentleman: Remembering Al James

William “Al” James passed away at the age of 87 on February 26, 2015. Those who had the benefit of his friendship will certainly attest that this industry is better because of him.
 

Show Slide In Pursuit of a Better Performing Truss

In Pursuit of a Better Performing Truss

When it comes to getting the right structural building components for a project, cost isn’t everything, but how do you convince the building designer? According to David Mitchell, Operations Manager with Engineered Building Design (EBD) in Washington, IA, communication is key.

Show Slide Trusses with a Twist

Trusses with a Twist

Over the years, Woodhaven Lumber has built a reputation as a truss manufacturer that can accomplish unusual designs that work in the real world for customers and installers. Naturally, the more complicated and intricate a design, the more time required, but Woodhaven has found that investing the time upfront can lead to better projects and happy customers.
 

Show Slide Machine Guarding: Protect Your Most Important Assets

Machine Guarding: Protect Your Most Important Assets

In 2015, SBCA’s Management Committee will review the issue of machine guarding and begin working with component manufacturers and equipment manufacturers across the country to gather and develop best practices. 
 

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