An aerial view of The Truss Company manufacturing plant

Surviving the Shutdown

What The Truss Company did to recover once Washington re-opened for business. 

Industry News

  • After careful consideration and consultation with many loyal exhibitors and attendees, the SBCA Executive Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel BCMC 2020 due to significant concerns regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • In under five minutes, this video gives you a thorough snapshot of SBCA’s Digital QC program and why this new approach to in-plant quality control will save you time while providing more qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Two new guidance documents were recently added to the CM Toolbox to highlight the benefits of having a robust, positive online presence: The Importance of an Effective Company Website and The Importance of an Effective Social Media Presence.

  • "Be Essential" is SBCA’s new social media campaign that features photos and videos from component manufacturers across the country to highlight the valuable role the building components industry has played in the lives of its employees during the course of this year.

A lego truss students built in a high school classroom

Workforce Development

TTT Level 1 Goes to High School

A teacher finds value in adding truss math to her curriculum.


A baseball player at bat

Financial Metrics

Moneyball for CMs

Apply the Billy Beane approach to your manufacturing process.

A man and woman looking at a computer screen editing a website


The ROI on Your WWW

Why CMs can’t afford not to have a website!