Industry Announcements

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Is it because swinging a bat is like swinging a hammer onto a metal plate? Maybe it’s the similarity between a metal plate and home plate? Or perhaps because it’s a great way to get together outside of the plant and enjoy the company of fellow CMs who share in the same issues and concerns as the next CM?

The National Framers Council (NFC) is excited to announce its inaugural Framer Summit to be held October 22 – 24 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in conjunction with the Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC).

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, hosted more than 30 college students awarded with a Simpson Strong-Tie® Student Scholarship for the 2018–2019 academic year.

Here are the top ten most read NFC Framing News articles for the second quarter of 2018.

Werner Co. has recalled about 78,000 multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders because they can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Below are the top ten most read SBC Industry News headlines of the second quarter of 2018.  These headlines are dominated by component manufacturer business trends, raw materials and the performance of components.

Kenny Cloyd, founder of Cal Truss (which merged and became California TrusFrame (CTF)) and a fierce advocate for component innovation, passed away on June 26 after a battle with cancer.

We are sad to report the component manufacturing industry lost two of its early pioneers this week, Kenny Cloyd (1953-2018) and Sherman Nelson (1934-2018).

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