Press Releases

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.

UL recently tested and promulgated a listing for an exterior wall system (EWS) containing pressure-impregnated fire-retardant-treated wood (FRTW), which makes the plan approval process for Type I, II, and III construction quicker and easier for architects.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has launched a complete line of structural epoxy products designed for a variety of concrete crack repair jobs.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a final determination of energy savings for the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), affirming that the updated code will increase energy efficiency in residential buildings.

Energy efficiency is a diverse and immensely powerful toolkit that has saved hundreds of billions of dollars in energy costs while preventing sharp increases in greenhouse gas emissions, but progress is now at risk of stalling, a report finds.

At 577,000 square feet, Katerra’s Tracy factory is an advanced manufacturing facility with automated wood frame wall, floor, and roof truss lines, robotics-enabled cabinet, finish and window lines, and cold-formed steel production.

ASHRAE and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship.

Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, announced it will expand its operations into the United States, with a plant in Conway, Ark., set to open in mid-2021.

One of Katerra’s co-founders and board members has quietly left the construction tech startup amid reports of layoffs and abandoned projects.

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