Industry Announcements

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. 

On July 1, Scott Stevens, president of Baltimore-based Modu Tech, will succeed Ken Shifflett to become the third president of the National Framers Council (NFC).

On April 5, 2018, NFC Director Kenny Shifflett hosted a meeting with a group of local General Contractors (GCs) at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott (see the full list of attendees at the bottom of the article).

The Sprayfoam Show 2019 is the largest annual convention and trade show dedicated to Spray Polyurethane Foam in the United States and will be held at the Ocean Center Daytona Beach February 4-7, 2019.

Universal Forest Products is investing $6.1 million in a new manufacturing facility in Orangeburg County. The plant is expected to create more than 120 jobs during the next few years.

On April 4, Dave presented to building inspectors from the City of Greer, South Carolina on the component installation process and what to look for when inspecting component framed buildings.

Below are the top ten most read articles in SBC Industry News for Q1 2018.  Lumber costs and cutting-edge approaches to component manufacturing drew the greatest attention.

MiTek® USA just announced that it has released an updated MiTek USP Catalog App for Apple, Android, and Windows mobile devices.

PIMA staff and members joined over 400 roofing professionals for the first ever Roofing Day in Washington, D.C.