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.
Here are the top 10 trends in the construction industry to watch in 2016, according to the experts.
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?
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.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the industry leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, recently acquired Blue Heron Enterprises, LLC and Fox Chase Enterprises, LLC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lightweight construction materials – beams formed of wood fibers and wooden floor assemblies built in factories – allow for faster, easier construction, advocates say.
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.
Expanding on the success of its Light (LS) and Medium (MS) Tie Straps, Alpine now offers the LMS Light-Medium Tie Strap Series.