Framing News

- Industry News, Framing News

MiTek announced today an expansion of its Phoenix-based manufacturing operations later this year.

- Industry News, Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

Builders FirstSource, Inc. and BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Builders FirstSource and BMC will combine in an all-stock merger transaction to create the nation’s premier supplier of building materials and services. 

- Framing News

According to a recent EHS article about drug testing policies as they relate to the legalization of marijuana, “In a 2019 National Safety Council (NSC) survey, 81 percent of employers were ‘concerned’ about the drug having a negative impact on their workforce.”

- Industry News, Framing News

In a sign that housing continues to lead the economy forward, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased six points to 78 in August, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

- Industry News, Framing News

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced the Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector screw line of fasteners designed to connect non-load-bearing, full-height partition wall top plates to trusses or joists while allowing for vertical movement without associated connector squeaks. 

- Industry News, Framing News

Chris Tatge started in the framing business as a teenager, helping his youth pastor who was general contracting his own home. By 21, he was signing his first contract to frame 26 houses over the course of a year, bringing on two employees to assist with the process.  

- Framing News

Effective contact tracing can be a challenge on construction sites, where supervisors, contractors, workers, vendors and visitors may be onsite at any given time.

- Framing News

It’s important to discuss suicide prevention and awareness year-round but September is an ideal time to revisit the topic and provide resources and support to your employees.

- Framing News

Let’s be really blunt: most safety training programs do not work.

- Framing News

The bottom line in heat safety is simple: Water. Rest. Shade. 

- Industry News, Framing News

Builders First Source (BFS) reported 2020 Q2 sales of $1.9 billion, a 2.25% increase compared to a year ago. 

- Industry News, Framing News

As chief financial officer of Atlanta-based PulteGroup, Bob O’Shaughnessy drew the short straw.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

In support of its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while driving sustainable innovation, DuPont™ has announced the phased launch of a new, reduced global warming potential (GWP) Styrofoam™ Brand Insulation.

- Industry News, Framing News

According to NAHB’s latest Housing Trends Report, the share of Americans who are considering the purchase of a home in the next 12 months was 11% in the second quarter of 2020, essentially flat when compared to the same quarter in 2019 (12%).

- Industry News, Framing News

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today released a newly updated High Wind Guide to help engineers, designers, builders, and contractors quickly and easily select the best connectors for building resilient structures in high-wind areas.

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