Framing News

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Simpson Strong-Tie has expanded its Strong-Drive® line of structural fasteners to include the SDWS Framing screw, a multipurpose fastener designed and load-rated for replacing nails in framing and remodeling applications.

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Here are the top 10 trends in the construction industry to watch in 2016, according to the experts.

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This illustration answers the questions: Where should you place the nail when toenailing? The nail should come out at the far corner of the stud, right?

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MiTek Industries, Inc.has acquired Sales Simplicity Software,  a leader in CRM, sales automation, dynamic content management, and reporting for the home building and real-estate sectors.

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the industry leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, recently acquired Blue Heron Enterprises, LLC and Fox Chase Enterprises, LLC.

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The beginning of a new year is a great time to consider what small steps your company needs to take to make your jobsites safer for your employees. From implementing a new, comprehensive safety program to recommitting to a regular schedule of training and weekly Toolbox Talks, your efforts will pay off.

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The NFC now has a LinkedIn page to further communicate with its members and, more importantly, reach out to the light-frame marketplace to raise awareness of the work NFC is doing to improve jobsite safety.

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In an effort to directly engage construction professionals, DAP Products Inc., the nation’s premier manufacturer of caulks, sealants and adhesives, has appointed two new Construction Specialists.

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This month, SBCA legal counsel Kent Pagel will be leading a session for both component manufacturers and turnkey framers on the risks associated with turnkey framing.

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A look at Census data reveals that the average age of workers in the construction industry exceeds the average age of the overall labor force.

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Lightweight construction materials – beams formed of wood fibers and wooden floor assemblies built in factories – allow for faster, easier construction, advocates say.

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An engineer who inspected damage across North Texas after Saturday’s deadly tornadoes says he saw “rampant irresponsibleness” in the way many homes and buildings were constructed.

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CNN Money reports on whether college is worth the investment, and Goldman Sachs says it's not.

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Compliance with deflection limits in the code doesn't guarantee customer satisfaction.

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Expanding on the success of its Light (LS) and Medium (MS) Tie Straps, Alpine now offers the LMS Light-Medium Tie Strap Series.  

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