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Alll SBCA supplier members are invited to attend a monthly CM/Supplier Executive Issues Management Group teleconference to learn more about topics of interest to the component manufacturing industry and have an opportunity to share market trends

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SBCA is pleased to announce the creation of the SBCA Machinery Council. The purpose of this council is to foster regular communication between component manufacturers (CMs) and vendors and allow CMs the ability to give feedback on current machinery and identify struggles.

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As part of the SBCA-TPI Realignment, the Truss Industry Technical Support Council (TSC) was formed to facilitate communication and collaboration on technical issues between engineering professionals representing component manufacturers (CMs) and TPI-members.

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As part of the SBCA-TPI Realignment, the Truss Industry Business Council (TIBC) was created to foster collaboration between the two organizations and ensure initiatives undertaken by either group are thoroughly evaluated for potential impact they could have on business operations

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The following article summarizes a move by the fire service industry to curtail the use of wood in framing larger apartment buildings in New Jersey.  This is an effort SBCA has been opposed to through several legislative NJ sessions and, thankfully, this legislation has repeatedly failed to gain traction with lawmakers.

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Today, Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official start of production at its newest lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama. The $100-million, 300,000-square-foot, technologically advanced plant took nine months to complete. The plant currently employs more than 130 full-time employees.

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Crew members with A.L.B. Building, with the help of a crane operated by Industrial Engineers Inc., were moving trusses Thursday for the new roof of Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department.

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Blue Tarp Financial’s Building Supply Index, which measures contractor sentiment, reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2018.  On the surface, this appears to be good news. 

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Accreditation functions similar to the way that the building code requires a Component Manufacturer (CM) to have an outside party visit the plant to audit that they are meeting the requirements of TPI-1 Chapter 3 for their truss production.