Press Releases

On Friday, May 1, members of the National Framers Council (NFC) Steering Committee met with a group of general contractors (GCs) to discuss forming an industry alliance to establish a standard approach to infectious disease response and preparedness in the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has expanded its product line of RTUD ratcheting take-up devices with products redesigned specifically for 7/8"- and 1"-diameter threaded rod.

Simpson Manufacturing Co, the parent company of Simpson Strong-Tie reported Q1 2020 sales of $283.7 million, an increase of 9.4% over Q1 2019. 

David Kircher will join the SBCRI team on May 4 as an addition to its code compliance, 3rd party, special inspection and engineering group.

Lighter building materials, such as wood elements, are less costly and more energy efficient to transport and handle on construction site.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced lightweight cordless versions of its popular Quik Drive auto-feed driver system for collated fasteners.

We are pleased to announce that Ashley Stroder joined the Qualtim Association Management team and Keith Hershey recently rejoined the Qualtim team in March.

Jess Lohse was recently named Assistant Executive Director for SBCA. He will help oversee the various “Strike Force” initiatives developed through SBCA’s recently completed Strategic Plan.

Rather than having a singular focus on manufacturing trusses, Truss Fab Owner and President Dean Rana explains in his SBCA Component Connection podcast that he thinks becoming an integrated company was a key move for their continued growth and success in the Arizona market.

Alpine, an ITW Company has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Idaho robotics integrator House of Design (HoD). The two companies will launch sales of automated roof and floor truss assembly systems this spring.

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