Industry News

OSHA has cited Desouza Framing Inc. for exposing employees to dangerous falls at two northwest Florida worksites. The Jacksonville-based residential framing contractor faces proposed penalties of $199,178.

A new robot, developed by Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics, may be the speediest homebuilding machine yet.

Here are two education program opportunities coming up in May and June focused on issues of interest to the foam insulation industry.

CertainTeed is helping roofing contractors take the guesswork out of ordering materials, meeting installation specifications and generating sales proposals with the introduction of InstaBid, a new, proprietary web-based software system available on both desktop and mobile devices.

Kingspan, world's largest player in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, announces its entry into Indian market through a Joint Venture with Jindal Mectec Pvt. Ltd., the Indian market leader in the category.

The incoming boss of BASF has thrown his weight behind the chemical titan’s contentious strategy of keeping divergent businesses folded into one company, at a time when its major rivals such as DowDuPont are breaking themselves up.

A Powerhouse structure needs to provide value to the environment, its occupants, its owners and the companies that work on its construction. In this way, the building is sustainable both environmentally and financially.

Big things are happening in the spray foam industry. If you haven’t heard about Icynene and Lapolla banding together, then you’re surely not up to speed on current events! Not to worry though, here’s the 411 you need to know.

In this project, a robotic machine sprayed foam in a perfect horizontal pattern, which prevented rollover of the foam at the top of the flute, and he added that the Spraybot’s attached stabilized windscreen provided significant overspray damage protection.