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SBCA Board Approves Changes to BCMC Build Initiative

Mon, 2016-08-22 18:07
August 22, 2016

The SBCA Board of Directors agreed last week to make two changes to BCMC Build, one affecting this year, and the other starting in 2017.

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Survey of US Insulation Manufacturers Indicates Significant Consumption of Recycled Materials

Tue, 2016-08-16 00:07
July 25, 2016

U.S. manufacturers used more than 1.7 billion pounds of recycled glass in the production of residential, commercial, and industrial thermal and acoustical insulation.

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Business Owners Give Tips to Improve Profitability

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
April 01, 2016

Below are some tips from business owners on the art of staying profitable and successfull.

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BCMC Early Bird Registration Deadline Is August 25

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 15, 2016

With 90 exhibitors and counting, there is no doubt this year’s BCMC will be an incredible opportunity to encounter new products and services that can help you grow your business.

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Will Today's New Technologies Alter Residential Construction?

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 15, 2016

This recent article in Forbes Magazine explores the swift growth and early adoption of new technologies in the construction industry.

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BMC to Expand ReadyFrame System into Eastern Markets

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07

BMC indicated in a presentation to investors that the merger of BMC and Stock and other recent acquisitions will allow the company to expand ReadyFrame to nine new markets this year, for a total of 25 markets. 

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BlueLinx Records Q2 Loss Amidst Restructuring

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 04, 2016

BlueLinx Holdings Inc., a leading distributor of building and industrial products in North America, today reported financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended July 2, 2016.

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Investors Judge Housing Strength Using UFPI and LP Performance

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 12, 2016

A healthier economy, stable job growth and low mortgage interest rates have led to a slow but steady recovery in the housing market after seven lean years of new home construction.

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Roseburg Forest Products Expands EWP Distribution in Southeast

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 09, 2016

Roseburg Forest Products and Wholesale Wood Products, Dothan, Al., have formed an alliance for the sale and distribution of the Roseburg Framing System line of engineered wood products.

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Study Explores Cold Formed Steel Truss Connections

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 15, 2016

This paper presents an experimental study on the behaviour of cold formed steel truss connections. 

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Industry Mourns Passing of Florida's David Wright

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 14, 2016

Guy David Wright passed away on Saturday, August 6th at the age of 64.

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SBCA Professional Education: Attaching Deck Ledgers to Floor Trusses

Mon, 2016-08-15 18:07
August 15, 2016

Please join us on Wednesday, August 31 for a webinar presented by SBCA staff member Jim Vogt, P.E., on the attachment of deck ledgers to metal plate connected wood (MPCW) truss residential floor systems.

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MiTek Opens New Distribution Facility in Indiana

Mon, 2016-08-15 12:07
August 04, 2016

MiTek today announced that its new distribution facility in Plainfield, IN is now fully operational.

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QuickTie Develops Post-Tensioned Masonry Wall System

Mon, 2016-08-15 12:07
August 11, 2016

QuickTie Products has developed a Post-Tensioned Masonry Wall System for single family homes which can eliminate lintel steel and concrete pours in the concrete masonry units. 

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Builder Gives Perspectives on the Best Way to Air-Seal a House

Tue, 2016-08-09 00:07
August 08, 2016

In a recent article in the Journal of Light Construction, builder Matt Risinger provides his perspectives on how to effectively air-seal a house

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BCMC Show Already Bigger Than 2015

Mon, 2016-08-08 14:50
August 08, 2016

At 31,000 square feet, BCMC 2016 is already bigger than last year! With 87 exhibitors and more added daily, there is no doubt this year’s show will be an incredible opportunity to encounter new products and services.

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BMC Stock's Component Sector Sees 15.3% Growth in Q2

Mon, 2016-08-08 14:50
August 08, 2016

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc. reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.

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BFS: Integration Exceeding Expectations, Net Sales Up

Mon, 2016-08-08 12:07
August 04, 2016

In reporting its second quarter earnings, Builders FirstSource indicated that, a year after the acquisition of ProBuild, integration was exceeding expectations.

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Alexander Lumber Buys Nagle Lumber, Expands into Iowa

Mon, 2016-08-08 12:07
August 01, 2016

Alexander Lumber, a privately held 125-year-old company with 20 locations in Illinois and southern Wisconsin, announced today the acquisition of Nagle Lumber Company in Iowa City, Iowa.

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US LBM Acquires Michigan's Keene Lumber Company

Mon, 2016-08-08 12:07
August 01, 2016

U.S. LBM Holdings, LLC has announced the acquisition of Muskegon, Mich. based Keene Lumber Company. Keene will join U.S. LBM’s Standard Companies, becoming a division of Standard Supply & Lumber.

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