SBC Industry News
MiTek today announced that its outgoing president, Dick Marriott, has won the 2017 Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast award, a prestigious honor awarded annually by the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA).
Simpson Strong-Tie has developed the new blog to discuss issues of special interest or importance to building professionals.
We think of a housing bubble as house price growth that isn’t sustainable because it isn’t consistent with underlying fundamentals, like income and job growth. To determine whether a bubble exists, we must look at both factors.
Using data from the country’s 3,142 counties (and county equivalents), these five maps show the extreme variance in U.S. population distribution.
Researchers from the university of British Columbia have developed a new fiber-reinforced concrete treatment that can “dramatically [enhance] the earthquake resistance of seismically vulnerable [structures].”
Over the past two decades, more than 120,000 acres of the Weminuche Wilderness — Colorado’s largest designated wilderness area at 488,210 acres — have fallen prey to the destructive spruce beetle.
BMC Stock reported its net income doubled to $18.4 million in Q3 from a year-earlier $9.2 million, thanks to a 7.3% increase in net sales to $881 million.
Kodiak Building Partners has signed an agreement to acquire American Builders Supply based in Orlando.
On November 2, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of softwood lumber from Canada.
US steel wire rod import prices are now selling at a roughly $60-per-ton premium to domestic rod, inverting longtime trends, market participants said.
Single-family construction spending inched up 0.2%, while multifamily spending rebounded by 0.6% in September.
The potential for AI to infuse business and value chains across various industries is greater than ever before—but where should companies start?
Damage that the worst forest-fire season in B.C. has done to the province’s forest industry is showing up in trade statistics that show overall exports down 14 per cent to the end of August, according to B.C. Stats.
Lennar Corp. agreed to buy CalAtlantic Group Inc. for $5.7 billion, creating the country's largest home builder by revenue in the latest affirmation of a U.S. economic expansion now in its ninth year.
The Trump tax plan that has now been drafted in the House includes the biggest small business tax cut in at least 15 years.
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of softwood lumber from Canada.
By the numbers, it was certainly a show where the show floor size, number of attendees and participation in the events off the show floor underscored the role BCMC plays in helping the industry grow.
SBCA’s primary mission is to be the voice of the structural building components industry. In today’s world, one of the most powerful tools the association has to accomplish that mission is its website: sbcindutry.com.
Traffic through the BCSI bracing demonstration was continuous and s showed that web-member-plane-only restraint/bracing has the potential to save time and provide better installation safety.
SBCA staff have worked with component manufacturers around the country to gather together workforce development best practices and create tools to attract new people to the industry.