Industry News

President Donald Trump’s nominee for United States Trade Representative is vowing to end the long-running softwood-lumber dispute with Canada.

Although it’s been quiet at St. Michael’s Church for a few weeks, things are picking up again as the steel framing for the steeple is being laid in preparation for the exposed timber trusses to be raised next week.

The industry lost one of its pioneers last week, Mr. Vivian Hollinshed, Jr.  In tribute, Joe Kannapell and Chuck Rogers shared their memories of Vivian and his impact on the industry.

84 Lumber will invest $3.9 million to establish new manufacturing operations in Frederick County, and is expected to create 100 new jobs in Virginia. 

This article contains slides and commentary on leading housing indicators for January 2017.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today applauded Reps. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) for reintroducing the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness (ESIC) Act.

The United States is in the early stages of a manufacturing renaissance, and is expected to grow, thanks to cheap and plentiful natural gas.

Matt Risinger recently made this video about how he approaches waterproofing a foundation:

Big changes in energy code requirements, here’s what they mean for cold-formed steel (CFS) assembly design and field integrations.