Framers Council

TYPAR is giving one lucky person a chance to win a free trip to the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® with their “Roll with TYPAR” social media contest. Whether you’re a builder, contractor or architect, anyone 18 years or older in the U.S. or Canada can enter to win.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Franklin County Construction LLC, based in New Haven, Missouri, after an employee suffered a fatal fall when a roof truss collapsed.

Ward Trainor of CBG Building suggests it is helpful for framers to have their employees fill out health information sheets (see images) that they can keep in their hard hats, allowing quick access to potentially vital information about an employee’s health needs and contact information.

Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced the Quik Stik rafter and truss fastening system, a new solution for overhead fastening designed to reduce the risk of construction work-related injuries while boosting jobsite efficiencies, with speedier and more accurate fastening of rafter and truss assemblies.

Two things really distinguish how AdvanTech panels are made that contribute to their high performance over commodity OSB: resin technology and manufacturing precision.

Boise Cascade Company’s Building Materials Distribution (BMD) was recently honored with three “Regional Distributor of the Year Awards” from Trex Company (Trex).

When using the CLP System, you will be provided a dedicated project manager who ensures your pre-planning and installation experience will be seamless. Here are several ways CLP can help you manage projects better.

As demand for new housing units continues to drive the multifamily sector in 2019, developers are tasked with finding new ways to satisfy the growing need for apartments. Here are four multifamily development trends to watch for in 2019.

Below are the top 10 most read NFC Framing News headlines of 2018.  The top stories included framers sharing best practices, jobsite OSHA citations, and two interesting videos focused on off-site framing products.

Master Carpenter Matt Jackson of Next Level Carpentry uses a variety of sawhorses, the ones shown in the video being the simplest and least expensive in design. Jackson bills these as “apprentice sawhorses.” Why? Because they are inexpensive to build and are a basic, entry-level design.