SBC Industry News
MiTek® Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a sponsor and participant in the 2019 BUILDER Concept Home in Henderson, NV, called KB Home ProjeKt: Where Tomorrow Lives.
To determine the effects of weather on a truss, SBCRI is working with CMs from around the country to provide data, leading to an improved understanding of trusses exposed to weather.
Good news for component manufacturers: the labor shortage afflicting the home building industry shows no sign of abating.
Aegis Metal Framing is proud and excited to announce that it has successfully completed the development of an ATFP, blast force CFS truss design tool.
Alpine's new Northern California office in Sacramento is now open.
The website buildsteel.org recently published an article arguing that wood is not as sustainable a building product as proponents say.
Boise Cascade Company announced today the 60-day notice of a permanent curtailment of its laminated veneer lumber (LVL) production at the Roxboro, NC, facility. The Roxboro facility will continue to produce I-joists. The curtailment will affect approximately 56 employees.
Napa-based construction supplier Central Valley, one of the top 100 U.S. building-supply firms, plans to expand its reach to nine Northern California lumber yards through the acquisition of a 98-year-old Solano County company.
SLATE Partners announced that its Principals advised California TrusFrame, LLC (CTF), a portfolio company of Excelsior Capital Partners (Excelsior), on its sale to TriWest Capital Partners, a Calgary-based private equity firm.
Focused on finding ways to solve today’s labor shortage woes for their businesses, some CMs have already been exploring and experimenting with a number of the general ideas the article addresses.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions and a subsidiary of Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., recently acquired the Ready Products
In the South, timber prices haven’t stopped sliding. Adjusted for inflation, the price of Southern pine is down about 45% since 2007, according to Daowei Zhang, an Auburn University professor of forest economics.
While there is value in following a good set of best practices like those contained in BCSI, SBCRI is looking to improve the knowledge behind BCSI’s guidelines in a way that only data gathered through testing can do.
Christened the “Sand Palace” by its owners, the blocky beach home survived not by luck or magic, but good design. Here’s how—with money and expertise—the crew outmaneuvered Hurricane Michael, and made this home a model of resilient architecture.
For the second consecutive year, 84 Lumber will be a flagship sponsor of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Pittsburgh, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Collaboration among multiple stakeholders is nothing new in the construction industry, but more and more contractors are solidifying relationships through integrated project delivery methods such as those completed through joint ventures and design-build systems that require teamwork.
A $190 million upgrade to Weyerhaeuser's Southwest Arkansas sawmill is now complete. The new mill has the capacity to produce about 380 million board feet of lumber per year
Boise Cascade Company announced today an agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Drexel Building Supply has announced that it will merge truss manufacturer, Truss Systems into the Drexel family. Truss Systems is a manufacturer of floor and roof truss systems in Wisconsin.