The Pittsburgh Business Times has named Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, to receive its 2020 Career Achievement Award at the annual Women of Influence event on March 12, 2020.
Vecoplan LLC, to support company growth, has hired a new marketing department head and has named a new director over its parts and service operation.
The last thing Dean Rana, owner of Truss Fab in Glendale, Arizona, wants his employees in the yard to do is pick up lumber over their heads, or spend all day bending over and lifting things up from off the ground, he explains in his SBCA Component Connection podcast.
“The post-frame industry has a lot of long-span trusses, trusses over 60 feet in length, spaced more than two feet on center,” says SBCA technical director Jim Vogt.
The National Research Council of Canada is in its final stages of developing model building codes for 2020, which are updated every five years.
Builders FirstSource reported 2019 net sales of $7.28 billion, down from 2018 numbers of $7.72 billion, but up from 2017 numbers of just over $7 billion.
BMC Stock Holdings (the result of a 2015 merger) recently reported its 2019 sales of $3.626 Billion, down $55.8 Million from 2018. However, its component sales increased to $636 Million, up from its 2018 levels of $622 Million.
With the opportunity to collaborate and help educate component manufacturers on industry best practices and resources, two SBCA past presidents led an educational seminar at Do it Best Market.
Two companies that are racing to change the way homes are built in Wisconsin, and in that way change the world for the better, have agreed in principle on a merger.