Industry Announcements

TPI, historically known as the Truss Plate Institute, announced at BCMC that it is broadening its scope of sound engineering to include technology and machinery to better reflect its member’s business interests.

SBCA is pleased to announce the creation of the SBCA Machinery Council. The purpose of this council is to foster regular communication between component manufacturers (CMs) and vendors and allow CMs the ability to give feedback on current machinery and identify struggles.

As part of the SBCA-TPI Realignment, the Truss Industry Technical Support Council (TSC) was formed to facilitate communication and collaboration on technical issues between engineering professionals representing component manufacturers (CMs) and TPI-members.

As part of the SBCA-TPI Realignment, the Truss Industry Business Council (TIBC) was created to foster collaboration between the two organizations and ensure initiatives undertaken by either group are thoroughly evaluated for potential impact they could have on business operations

Alpine announces immediate availability of its plant management API layer, a software architecture which enables equipment manufacturers to integrate their software with Alpine’s eShop Plant Management solution, providing component manufacturers a streamlined and connected plant. 

The National Framers Council (NFC) is sad to report the death of OSHA Directorate of Construction Dean McKenzie. Dean passed on November 4 after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Genial networking, lively discussion, and a palpable drive to build the National Framers Council (NFC) into an influential, standard-setting organization characterized day one of the first annual NFC Framer Summit held October 23-24 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Alpine's new Northern California office in Sacramento is now open.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions and a subsidiary of Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., recently acquired the Ready Products

Energy Efficiency and Building Science has adopted a new look through sponsorship by the Applied Building Technology Group (ABTG).