Frame Building News

Frame Building News is the official publication of the National Frame Building Association and has more than 22,000 subscribers, most of which make their living in the post-frame industry. It covers news from the NFBA and its annual trade show and conference, Frame Building Expo. It is published five times a year.

Download issues of Frame Building News

SUBSCRIBE to Frame Building News

IMETCO acquires Martin Fireproofing

NORCROSS, Ga. – IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) announced acquiring Martin Fireproofing Corp., a leading manufacturer of specialty metal roof deck systems with a strong reputation for performance in the building envelope arena. Martin Fireproofing will merge with IMETCO, and … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged IMETCO, Innovative Metals Company, Martin Fireproofing | Leave a comment

DBCI launches 3000 Series Door for moderate to high-wind loads

Douglasville, GA – Rollup door manufacturer DBCI announces the launch of the new 3000 Series door this April. The 3000 was developed for moderate to high wind loads and is immediately available throughout the U.S. and Canada. The big advantage … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Post Frame, RB May 2015, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs | Tagged DBCI 3000 Series door, rollup door | Leave a comment

Let it breathe: The importance of ventilation in the wood-framed structure

- By Mark Mullins, Fabral Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – Ventilation is a critical contributor to the life cycle performance of a building. Pole barns and post-frame buildings can, in many cases, allow moisture to the interior of these buildings, … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, FN April 2015, Frame Building News, RB March 2015, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Fabral, pole barns, post-frame, ventilation | Leave a comment

Randy Ridenour: Winner of the 2014 Bernon G. Perkins Award

Each year, the National Frame Building Association bestows its highest honor—the Bernon G. Perkins Award—on one individual. The name of the award recognizes a pioneer of the post-frame industry, Bernon G. Perkins, who furthered the pole building’s evolution from a … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Events, Frame Building Expo, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Profiles, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Atlas Bolt and Screw Co., frame building expo, national frame building association, nfba, post frame, Randy Ridenour | Leave a comment

NFBA recognizes 2014 Buildings of the Year

The announcement of the Buildings of the Year Awards is one of the highlights of the annual Frame Building Expo. A large audience gathered for the National Frame Building Association awards luncheon at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, … Read more »

Posted in Buildings of the Year, Construction Industry News, Events, Frame Building Expo, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged BOY awards, national frame building association, nfba, post frame, post-frame | Leave a comment

Frame Building Expo takes Louisville by storm

April 2015 Frame Building News

- By Beth Schaefer – Closed schools across the state. Nine inches of snow. Sub-zero temps. Cancelled flights. Public transportation awry. Unplowed streets and snowed-over sidewalks. That’s right—during the third week of February 2015, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, was … Read more »

Posted in Buildings of the Year, Construction Industry News, Events, Featured Magazine, Frame Building Expo, Frame Building News, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Products | Tagged frame building expo, national frame building association, nfba, post frame | Leave a comment

ATAS introduces new online product and color visualizer

Did you ever wonder what your existing building, or one that you are designing, would look like with a metal roof or wall? Perhaps you already envision it with a particular metal profile, but want to see what other choices … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Metal building systems, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Shingles, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Solar, Supplier News | Tagged ATAS International, Envisionator, metal roof, metal walls, online color visualizer | Leave a comment

MFM window flashing tapes meet AAMA 711 compliance

Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is proud to announce that three of the company’s window flashing tapes comply with AAMA 711-07 as specified in … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged MFM Building Products, WindowWrap PowerBond, WindowWrap PSX-20, WindowWrap White | Leave a comment

2015 Best on the Block post-frame products named

The ballots are in and the votes have been counted. At the Frame Building Expo in Louisville in February, visitors were given a chance to vote on their favorite post-frame products featured in a special “Builders Block” area of the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, Top Products | Tagged frame building expo, Marco LP2, McElroy IMP, Novaflex, perma column, post frame, post-frame, Rural Builder Best on the Block, Valspar WeatherXL | Leave a comment

SnoBlox-Snojax announces release of the SS Ventsaver for standing seam roofs

The SS Ventsaver, from SnoBlox-Snojax, is an adjustable-fit mounting plate that secures to the seams of standing seam roofs with four non-penetrating RCT seam roof clamps. It allows the use of all Ventsaver models to be used on standing seam … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame, Products, Roofing Products, Supplier News | Tagged metal roofs, SnoBlox, Snojax, standing seam roofs, ventsaver | Leave a comment