Industry News

​In the January issue of RCI’s Interface technical journal, Applied Building Technology Group’s Tim Ahrenholz provides in-depth analysis on how to design the “perfect wall” in cold climates. 

The following is an opinion piece that provides analysis and support for the argument President Trump should walk away from renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

A new hinged roof connector by Simpson Strong-Tie makes it easier for modular builders to construct stick-frame roofs in the factory that will fold flat during shipping. Accompanying the launch of this new product, Simpson Strong-Tie has also released its new Connectors & Fasteners for Modular Building catalog.

2017was a rough journey for component manufacturers when it came to raw material costs.

The Federal Reserve will make subtle, hawkish, changes to its statement Wednesday to confirm what the market now expects: a rate hike is coming in March.

Now that several states have legalized the use of marijuana for some recreational and medical purposes, one of the biggest untapped markets for the cannabis plant itself — at least one variety — could be as a building tool.

The Canadian government has suggested it might drop its major international trade case against the U.S., if it gets a softwood lumber deal.

Atlas Engineered Products Ltd., a leading supplier of trusses and engineered wood products, yesterday reported its financial results for the second quarter ended November 30, 2017 (all amounts in are in Canadian dollars).