FN June 2011

Frame Building News - June 2011 CoverThe June 2011 Issue of Frame Building News introduces the 2011 NFBA president.

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Ergonomic Solutions: Small changes make a big difference

Construction work is hard work, and construction workers feel the results.  In one survey, seven out of ten construction workers from 13 trades reported back pain, and nearly a third went to the doctor for it. Some of the most common injuries in construction are the result of job demands that push the human...

NFBA names Henry as new president

The National Frame Builders Association has appointed Jeff Henry as NFBA President. Throughout his 20 years in associations, Henry has worked closely with small business owners and major manufacturing companies. His experience includes direct staff leadership for an association services company, and for an individual membership organization of more than 2 million people. Henry’s...

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum ToughRock now lighter, stronger

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum – among the nation’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of gypsum building materials – introduces an innovative upgrade to its ToughRock line of paper-faced gypsum panels. Improved ½-inch ToughRock gypsum boards are up to 25 percent lighter than traditional ½-inch wall and ceiling drywall products and have increased impact resistance for greater durability...

Contractors get support through Fabral program

In an effort to further support residential metal roofing installers, Lancaster, Pa.-based Fabral has teamed up with its distributors to create an authorized contractor program. The contractors receive additional technical support and marketing tools to enhance their efforts, increase sales and expand into new markets.  “Fabral’s responsibility to its customers does not stop when...