Framers Council

Builders First Source (BFS) reported 2020 Q1 sales of $1.78 billion, up 9.5% over Q1 2019.

In the span of two months, the coronavirus crisis has demanded sweeping changes from the U.S. construction industry, and experts say many of them will remain in place even after the outbreak recedes.

During the first quarter. GDP growth posted its worst performance since the Great Recession, recording a -4.8% growth rate.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has launched a free online Pergola Planner Software™ tool to help contractors, lumberyards, and homeowners quickly and easily design dream backyards.

Richard James Musser, 59, of Westminster, MD, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

While the video address from NFC President Pedro Loureiro on April 22 to NFC members outlines the dangers of working in framing, it also celebrates the ways this reality has prepared the industry for dealing with the world’s newest danger: the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Framer Summit is heading back to Columbus, Ohio in 2020. The new event dates are September 28 – 30. 

The Great Stuff Smart Dispenser has been awarded Gold for the 2020 Edison Awards in the industrial design category.

All workplaces can take the following infection prevention measures to protect workers and reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus.

In today’s market, many general contractors shy away from cast-in-place and embed plate anchoring solutions due to the cost and time it takes to install.