Press Releases

PIMA is pleased to announce that its new live education course – Exterior Wall Fire Performance with Polyiso CI for Types I-IV Construction – is now available for member use.

At a trade show last fall, my business partner and I met a third-generation owner of a truss plant. He was in search of ideas, perhaps a fresh perspective, new technology maybe?

With a fiscal calendar that ends in late June, Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Do it Best Corp. has had a wild 12 months culminating in pandemic-challenged society. And the results are impressive – record profits.

If there was any doubt that Home Depot sales would benefit from the stay-at-home, work-from-home environment ushered in by the global pandemic, they were erased by the retailer’s second quarter metrics.

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. 

Mike and Dylan Hoven both started their careers with Grizzly Truss Fabricators the same way: catching wood from the saw.

Plans for the Wisconsin-based Menards chain of home improvement stores to expand its presence in Kentucky are moving forward, but a Bowling Green site that was identified and approved in 2019 is on hold.

Alpine has a long, proven history of bringing engineering and software together to produce better results for Component Manufacturers.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) in Wisconsin, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are presenting a webinar on paid sick leave, and expanded family and medical leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for employers and business owners.

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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