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MiTek® Launches Its New ProSeries™ Fasteners, Offering Exterior-Grade & Interior-Grade Structural Wood Screws

Tue, 2017-10-10 14:03

MiTek ProSeries™ Offers High-Grade, Code-Compliant, Structural Fasteners for Professional Builders, Remodelers, Deck Builders, DIYers, and Pro-sumers

Warranty for Deckorators Vault, Frontier Decking Now Covers Water and Ground Contact

Tue, 2017-10-10 13:53

Boards feature patented technology that allows virtually no water absorption.

Carlisle Buys Accella Polyurethanes Systems for $670M

Mon, 2017-10-09 19:29

Arsenal Capital Partners announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Accella Performance Materials, a leading North American specialty polyurethane platform, to Carlisle Companies Incorporated for $670 million.

Transforming Roofing Industry Through Certification

Mon, 2017-10-09 19:24

A certification program for roofing contractors scheduled to launch early next year has the potential to transform the roofing industry in United States forever, said Reid Ribble, CEO of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA).

Two Innovative Framing Displays CMs Need to See

Mon, 2017-10-09 13:07

In an effort to increase the efficiency of the installation guidance found in these documents, SBCA has begun looking at opportunities to move temporary bracing off the top chords of trusses and into the web-member plane. 

New Truck Technology May Help Avoid More Accidents

Mon, 2017-10-09 12:25

Equipping large trucks with advanced safety technologies has the potential to prevent up to 63,000 truck related crashes each year, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

From Birth to Boots: Third Gen CM Tackles Tech

Mon, 2017-10-09 12:18

​As a third generation Hikel working at Shelter Systems Limited, Jason was literally born into the industry.

Top 10 SBC Industry News Headlines of Q3 2017

Mon, 2017-10-09 12:11

Here are the top ten most popular SBC Industry News headlines of the third quarter of 2017.

Labor Wage Statistics May be Misleading the Market

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:57

While it's not the first time we have observed the BLS manipulate data, never before had we actually caught the Bureau Of Labor Statistics openly fabricating data. Until now.

Charts: Index Shows Construction Material Costs Soaring

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:52

Material costing for U.S. construction projects has moved into a higher gear, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Over One Year of BC Timber Harvest Destroyed by Fire

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:44

Of the total area burned in B.C. this year, an estimated 53 million cubic metres of merchantable timber was lost – equivalent to one year of annual allowable cut.

84 Lumber Opens Second Facility in San Antonio

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:27

Located off of Interstate 10 on Riverside Drive, a new 84 Lumber store includes a 4,000-square-foot showroom, an expanded 50,000-square-foot door shop, and a “growing engineered wood capacity,” with rail service

Alpine Launches Online Training Academy

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:17

Alpine’s highly-anticipated new training website is designed to provide comprehensive software tutorials, training webinars, industry resources, as well as other useful information to improve designer knowledge.

MiTek Releases Online Hardy Frame Design Tool

Mon, 2017-10-09 11:15

MiTek USA today announced that MiTek Builder Products now offers a Hardy Frame Special Moment Frame Design Manager online tool for designing Hardy Frame Special Moment Frames (HFSMF)

From the Ashes: CM Enjoys Nurturing Designers

Mon, 2017-10-02 13:03

Travis White was introduced to the truss industry as a teenager by his father, who was a part owner of a component manufacturing company in Florida.  He learned about the industry first-hand as he worked there throughout high school and college. 

BCMC Update Headline

Mon, 2017-10-02 12:54

Homebuilding in Texas Facing Significant Delays

Mon, 2017-10-02 12:54

If you’re planning to build a new home in Texas, be prepared to pay more and wait longer for it to be completed.

Florida’s Stricter Building Codes Saved Many Homes

Mon, 2017-10-02 12:51

A Florida homeowner credits the more-stringent building code with saving her home and their lives. “For anyone who doubts these codes, I invite them to sit in a pre-code structure in a Category 3 storm or higher,” she said.

MiTek Launches New Line of High-Grade Fasteners

Mon, 2017-10-02 12:47

MiTek today announced that it has launched a new line of fasteners, called MiTek ProSeries. MiTek ProSeries includes MiTek Washer Head structural wood screws, MiTek Bugle Head structural wood screws, and MiTek Hex Head structural wood screws.