Industry Announcements

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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Considering all elements of the floor and how they work together can allow for predictable performance and happier homeowners.

The FastenMaster Lateral Tension System (LTS) satisfies the lateral load requirements being enforced under Section R507 of the 2015 International Residential Code while making installation faster and less cumbersome.

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.