Industry News

Amy Schmidt, advocacy manager with Dow Building & Construction, has joined with the International Code Council, Target Corporation and other key stakeholders in an appointment to the ANCR Board of Directors.

Less than two years after agreeing to a merger of equals, Dow Chemical and DuPont have received all regulatory approvals, and are now trading on the New York Stock Exchange as DowDuPont, a holding company.

The Executive Committee of the Structural Building Component Association (SBCA) has recently discussed with members of the Truss Plate Institute (TPI) the concept that TPI realign as a council within SBCA and cease to operate as a separate organization.

The extensive damage created by Hurricane Harvey in Texas has been widely reported.  SBCA wants to share the following ways component manufacturers can help out if they are able.

What do you do if a highly skilled employee has a bad attitude?

Legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown have reached a deal on a trio housing bills expected to spur new construction across the state and begin digging California out of the current unprecedented housing shortage .

One major problem facing Houston is that the United States is suffering from a shortage of workers generally, and specifically from a shortage of workers with some of the necessary skills to assist in disaster recovery.