Industry News

- Industry News

Can you decouple parts of the economy from another and still have a strong recovery? That’s the question the U.S. economy is facing today, and the so-called “K-shaped” recovery is sending mixed-messages depending on where you look.

- Industry News, Framing News

Jess Lohse has been named Executive Director for the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA), starting September 8, 2020. 

- Industry News

SBCA and Qualtim are pleased to announce that Kirk Grundahl, P.E., has retired as the Executive Director of SBCA although he will continue his work in the structural building components industry through his affiliation with Qualtim.

- Industry News

The International Code Council (ICC) has announced its Off-Site and Modular Construction Standards Committee is developing two new standards.

- Industry News, Framing News

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) for workers and employers about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) related to the reopening of schools.

- Industry News

The recent spike in softwood lumber prices has caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by $16,148 since April 17, according to NAHB standard estimates of lumber used to build the average home.

- Industry News, Framing News

MiTek announced today an expansion of its Phoenix-based manufacturing operations later this year.

- Industry News, Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

Builders FirstSource, Inc. and BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Builders FirstSource and BMC will combine in an all-stock merger transaction to create the nation’s premier supplier of building materials and services. 

- Industry News

Canada largely won a case before the World Trade Organization on Monday in a long-running dispute with the United States over U.S. duties imposed on Canadian softwood lumber exports.

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