Industry News

Considering all elements of the floor and how they work together can allow for predictable performance and happier homeowners.

The FastenMaster Lateral Tension System (LTS) satisfies the lateral load requirements being enforced under Section R507 of the 2015 International Residential Code while making installation faster and less cumbersome.

On Monday, June 4, 2018 Habitat for Humanity of Washington County (Habitat) welcomed a group of professional volunteers from the National Framers Council (NFC). NFC volunteers participated in Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz 2018 the week of June 4-8.

OSHA is moving to finalize changes to its crane operator certification requirements, according to a proposed rule published in the May 21 Federal Register.

Jim Hallada’s journey into the framing industry begins when he was a welder living in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin.

Sobering statistics about the top causes of workplace injuries and fatalities provide the foundation for NFC’s recent work with OSHA to develop safety posters as part of its partnership in the 2018 Safe+Sound Campaign, coming the week of August 13-19.

The G7 meetings discussed the challenges of plastics and climate initiatives. Fortunately for the plastics industry the G7 agreement was reduced to a G5 group agreement.

DowDuPont Inc., created from the merger of the largest U.S. chemical companies, is learning from Chief Executive Officer Ed Breen that one way to make more money is to abandon more research.

SIPs basements using preservative treated wood are a code-approved building system that replaces concrete foundations.