Industry Announcements

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.

SBCA’s meeting in Tampa, Florida last week was a perfect illustration of how to work hard and play hard. These quarterly gatherings are all about building relationships and finding solutions to the industry’s biggest problems.  They’re also all about having a little fun.

​MiTek has released its 2018 online product catalog (the print edition will be available in June).  According to MiTek, the catalog allows component manufacturers to, “stay up to date on technical information and product introductions with our online catalog.”

Paslode introduces its new 18-Gauge Cordless Li-ion Brad Nailer (IM200Li.2), designed with a one-strip magazine for maneuverability and access to tight spaces. According to professionals, accessing tight spaces is one of the top challenges when using a finish nailer on the jobsite.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. was just named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for the eighth time.

MiTek USA just announced that its SAPPHIRE Supply software solution has added new features and functionality for its lumber and building material “ProDealer” users.

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, 84 Lumber's Building Hope Foundation set out to build a library for the Hitchcock Head Start Program, a federally funded program for nearly 220 three- and four-year-old students.