Press Releases

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will bring a suite of innovative design technologies as well as a comprehensive selection of structural fastener and connector solutions to the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) January 21–23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Stacie Shifflett, owner of Agility Construction, Inc. says the DC regulatory environment has continually changed since Agility opened in 2010, which created a lot more reporting requirements and increased administrative costs.

Testing at UL has resulted in a unique listing for a 2-hour fire-resistance rated bearing wall assembly of Pyro-Guard® fire-retardant-treated lumber and Pyro-Guard® fire-retardant-treated plywood. 

FastenMaster, a leading manufacturer of innovative fastening solutions for commercial and residential wood-to-wood construction applications, has developed an innovative fastener that allows framers to make a code-approved, flexible connection between non-load bearing walls and partitions and the roof trusses above.

Wood Protection Technologies, Inc. offers component manufacturers important market differentiation, value added sales and margins through the Company’s Affiliate Applicator Program.

This year at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, TYPAR® will display its full line of housewrap products highlighted by the latest addition to the TYPAR® Weather Protection System—TYPAR® Drainable Wrap™. 

SBCA’s Emerging Leaders Committee welcomed two new members as it closed out 2019, bringing the group to 25 members.

Forest products and building materials buying group LMC announced that Senior Vice President Andy Toombs will retire from the company, effective April 30.

Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that Chad Crow, its CEO, has decided to retire after 20 years of service with the company.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced it has completed the reorganization of its operations and is now operating as UFP Industries, a change announced in August 2019.

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