Austrailia group

Evaluating the Return on Automation’s Investment

CMs from the U.S. seek the bleeding edge in the Outback to avoid future pain.

Industry News

  • During the three-day event, participants had the opportunity to network, share ideas, gather best practices on everything from manufacturing to leadership, and have some fun in a beautiful part of the country. 

  • For Emerging Leaders Committee Chair Steve Stroder (California TrusFrame), last month’s Open Quarterly Meeting (OQM) in Fort Worth was an opportunity to both welcome new members to the group and to introduce a new committee co-chair.

  • The partnership between SBCA and Ask the Builder founder Tim Carter has been a perfect opportunity to share the advantages of structural framing with the market. The timing couldn’t have been more ideal as SBCA’s Best Way to Frame website  was just taking off.

  • This spring, Shelter Systems Limited of Westminster, Maryland, unveiled a new 360⁰ virtual reality (VR) plant tour. Jason Hikel, Shelter’s Systems IT Director, is excited about the ways they can use the video to promote their company.

How to prevent ankle injuries


A Good Step Toward
Greater Safety

Sharing your ideas on how to 
reduce sprained ankles.


Students touring a component manufacturing plant


Giving Tours
to Students

Check out these CMs' 
tips for a tailored tour.


Quality control

Quality Control

Digitization of QC

How SBCA is improving the
way CMs measure and manage QC.