Industry Announcements

As SBCA focuses on the ongoing development of leaders, we will be introducing members of the emerging leaders committee through articles in Industry News and social media posts. Meet Dallas Austin of Big C Lumber in Dowagiac, Michigan.

The Executive Committee of the Structural Building Component Association (SBCA) has recently discussed with members of the Truss Plate Institute (TPI) the concept that TPI realign as a council within SBCA and cease to operate as a separate organization.

The extensive damage created by Hurricane Harvey in Texas has been widely reported.  SBCA wants to share the following ways component manufacturers can help out if they are able.

Richard Nesbit, 0wner of Nesbit Enterprises, Truss Design and Consultation in Pennsylvania and Texas, passed away on August 4, 2017.

Bradford J. Ream, 66, entered into rest Friday June 16, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Margaret R. (Barr) Ream for 45 years.

The top ten most read SBC Industry News headlines of the second quarter of 2017 concerned everything from the impacts of the current softwood lumber trade dispute with Canada to new products on the market.

SBC Magazine has received a lot of interest and comments from readers concerning the article we published on Sunday, July 9, “Possible 'Handshake Agreement'' Reached in U.S.-Canada Lumber Dispute.”

We would like to draw your attention to the request for nominations of the SBCA Hall of Fame, Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast, SBC Industry Leadership Awards and the Dwight Hikel Humanitarian Award, which was created this year. 

SBC Magazine (SBC) was recently referenced inaccurately as the source of information originally published by a different media outlet.

Colonel Charles Emil Dixon, Jr., United States Army, Retired, was born on December 13, 1926.