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Chris Tatge, Executive Director of the National Framers Council (NFC), led a series of presentations in Texas converting stick builders to components. As a professional framer, Chris offers a unique perspective to show how roof trusses can be installed with greater efficiencies than stick-framed roofs.

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To come up with our findings, we analyzed census data to figure out where builders scored the most residential construction permits. The permits are for single-family homes, condos and co-ops, apartments, townhouses, and duplexes.

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SBCA, in collaboration with the National Council of Structural Engineers (NCSEA), have teamed up to bring clarity to the International Building Code (IBC) on best methods for installing permanent lateral restraint and diagonal bracing of individual wood truss web members.

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Sunroc Building Materials, a construction and building materials company serving Utah and Idaho, announced it has acaquired Willard, Utah-based truss manufacturer, Sierra Truss, bolstering Sunroc's truss production capacity in Northern Utah.

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Scope of work and the responsibility of a component manufacturer continues to be top of mind for Pennsylvania architects, design professionals, builders, and building officials, according to one component manufacturer.

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US LBM Holdings, LLC ("US LBM"), a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, has acquired Bailey Lumber & Supply, a distributor with six locations in Mississippi, and  BM Windows of Las Vegas. 

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The American Lumber Standard Committee (Committee) acts as the Standing Committee for review and revision of PS 20-15. The Committee is responsible for maintaining, revising, and interpreting the standard, and is comprised of producers, distributors, users, and others with an interest in the standard.

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Building Component Industry Veteran Ray Almonte recently celebrated 40 years of outstanding service. Based in Alpine's Fort Lauderdale, Florida office, he started in the industry in 1971 as a draftsman with Gang-Nail in Miami.