Framers Council Headlines

Two things really distinguish how AdvanTech panels are made that contribute to their high performance over commodity OSB: resin technology and manufacturing precision.

Boise Cascade Company’s Building Materials Distribution (BMD) was recently honored with three “Regional Distributor of the Year Awards” from Trex Company (Trex).

When using the CLP System, you will be provided a dedicated project manager who ensures your pre-planning and installation experience will be seamless. Here are several ways CLP can help you manage projects better.

As demand for new housing units continues to drive the multifamily sector in 2019, developers are tasked with finding new ways to satisfy the growing need for apartments. Here are four multifamily development trends to watch for in 2019.

Below are the top 10 most read NFC Framing News headlines of 2018.  The top stories included framers sharing best practices, jobsite OSHA citations, and two interesting videos focused on off-site framing products.

Master Carpenter Matt Jackson of Next Level Carpentry uses a variety of sawhorses, the ones shown in the video being the simplest and least expensive in design. Jackson bills these as “apprentice sawhorses.” Why? Because they are inexpensive to build and are a basic, entry-level design.

While it’s not possible to eliminate low temperatures or substitute warmer weather, there are changes that can be made to minimize risk of accidents.

Matt Grossman is the plant foreman of American Pride Builders, LLC, a framing company based in Ridgeland, South Carolina. The company is part of the turnkey construction operation his family owns, which also includes a component manufacturing company.

Simpson Strong-Tie products released in 2018 ranged from structural steel seismic connectors to epoxy anchoring adhesives to auto-feed screw driving tools for decking contractors.

The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission tends to disfavor duplicative citations, which has been fortunate for employers seeking to establish a duplicative citation defense. The Secretary of Labor, however, is attempting to restrict the availability of the defense.