Industry News

Here is the published obituary for Charles Meyers, one of the original founders of Hanover Fabricators in 1962, which was purchased in 2003 and renamed Structural Technologies. 

To save money, Oden Hughes said it plans to build the complex using primarily light-gauge steel instead of lumber, with BlackSwan Steel fabricating about 80 percent of the framing for the four-story apartment buildings at its Houston facility and then trucking it to Austin.

BASF will spend $150 million to expand its chemical complex in Geismar in what the company said is the first step in an effort to double production of a product used to make construction, insulation, automotive and packaging goods.

Join Intertek at their facility in Elmendorf, TX from 10:30am to 2:30pm on Thursday, February 8th where they will be hosting a seminar that focuses on some of the building and construction issues most prevalent to the wood frame apartment community.

Boral Roofing LLC, the largest premium provider of complete roofing solutions in the United States, has partnered with BIMsmith, a leading cloud platform for architects and designers, to produce Building Information Modelling (BIM) content for its leading roofing products.

During 2017, the U.S. experienced a historic year of weather and climate disasters.  In total, the U.S. was impacted by 16 separate billion-dollar disaster events including: three tropical cyclones, eight severe storms, two inland floods, a crop freeze, drought and wildfire.

Based in Austin, Texas, Matt Risinger is a new generation of homebuilder who regularly blogs and reviews new building products and methods as he uses them in the homes he builds. Recently, he made this video on the show floor of the International Builders Show (IBS highlighting his favorite building envelope products.

Properties are becoming greener and greener. Come 2025, the global net-zero energy buildings (NZEB) market will have climbed to approximately $78.8 billion, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc.

Dow Building Solutions, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products division, today introduced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to deliver solutions that contribute to building more sustainable communities and cities.