Press Releases

Producer prices for finished goods declined by 0.2% in October following a 0.1% decline in September. However, wood products prices edged up as the monthly PPIs are beginning to reflect increases in weekly measures. 

On the heels of BCMC, over 50 representatives from across the construction industry packed a meeting room in San Antonio, TX to discuss the business plan of the National Framers Council (NFC) of SBCA for the remainder of 2013 and 2014.

In June of 2013 a small group of framers and component manufacturers met to discuss mutual goals within the framing industry, out of that meeting the National Framers Council was formed.

Customers shouldn’t have to wait for your new products. That’s why DrJ Engineering has created a viable alternative to the high cost of getting new, innovative products to market.

TPI has opened the Public Review & Comment period for the draft BSR/TPI 1-2014, (revision to ANSI/TPI 1-2007) "National Design Standard for Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Construction standard.

ProSales' editor thinks it’s time you stop griping about such competitors, not because it isn’t a problem but because you can’t do anything about it.

With the June 1st effective date right around the corner, the SBCA Board discussed the impacts ofSYP design value changes at the OQM in Washington, DC last week.

Citing sustained improvements in the US housing markets, Tolko Industries Ltd. announced the company is proceeding with preparations to reopen its Athabasca mill in Slave Lake, Alberta.

SBCA President Scott Ward has written a letter to component manufacturer members outlining, from his viewpoint, the facts surrounding questions in the marketplace concerning ProBuild's proprietary testing conducted at SBCRI and the relationship between ProBuild, Qualtim, SBCRI and SBCA.

SBCRI renewed its ACLASS accreditation certificate January 24, 2013, with its technical scope expanded from the techniques in 8 standards to 31 standards