Industry Announcements

OSHA is moving to finalize changes to its crane operator certification requirements, according to a proposed rule published in the May 21 Federal Register.

For years, the SBCA Capital Area Chapter has hosted golf tournaments to raise money for the BCMC Build, an SBCA event that involves members in building a home for a wounded veteran in the vicinity of where BCMC is held

On May 10, John Goodrich of Truss Engineering Corporation in Indian Orchard Massachusetts presented to building officials in Litchfield, Connecticut, covering “how to read a truss drawing, bracing [and] the BSCI documents,” he says.

NFC president Ken Shifflett and NFC executive director Chris Tatge gave presentations during the SBCA Carolinas Chapter meeting held in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 18.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, is joining other industry associations and organizations in supporting the International Code Council's (ICC) 2018 Building Safety Month in May.

Alpine announces immediate availability of its AutoMill SC Upgrade April 6, 2018, enabling owners of Alpine’s AutoMill SC component saw to upgrade to a new control system.

To help give back to Component Manufacturers in Texas, the Truss Manufacturers Association of Texas is gearing up to provide educational opportunities focused on employees working in production, sales, and design.

On April 12, John Goodrich, senior designer of Truss Engineering Corporation in Indian Orchard, Massachusetts, presented to building officials in Groton, Connecticut.

Alpine announces immediate availability of its ALS 4.0 Wall Panel Printing System, enabling owners of Alpine’s 4.0 Linear Saw to upgrade its printing system for marking wall panel information on the edge of a board.

Staff of the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) and Truss Plate Institute (TPI) met on February 20-23, 2018 to further refine the approach to association realignment and related management issues.