FN November 2010

Frame Building News – November 2010 CoverThe November 2010 Issue of Rural Builder is all about the Amish builders.

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New Simpson Strong-Tie lab opens at Cal Poly

Key addition to Construction Innovations Center
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LeeBoy Creates New Business Division

Launches new line of commercial pavers, road wideners Read more »

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NMHG adds more than 400 workers at North American plants

Effects lift truck manufacturing facilities in AL, KY, NC and Mexico Read more »

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Georgia man pleads guilty in multi-million dollar timber fraud scheme

Temple-Inland paid more than $4 M for timber that didn’t exist
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iLevel Forte software now sizes vertical framing members

Latest version available free
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Amish builders do what they have to do to get the job done

Amish builders, at least in Pennsylvania, have a reputation for high quality and efficient work. When asked about that, Sylvan Stoltzfus says he doesn’t think Amish building companies are any different from any other post-frame building companies. But, he concedes, the Amish have a different work ethic and it creates a different type of labor pool. But it is the type of work ethic other general contractors value and will seek out for subcontracting work.

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8% increase in construction forecasted for 2011

McGraw-Hill releases annual report
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Remodeling Show, DeckExpo Saw Growth, Optimism

Increase in traffic, new exhibitors at 2010 show
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Nov. 2 deadline for EPA formaldehyde review panel nominations

Panel to provide input into new standards implementation

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NY-Construction Industry Fair Play Act now in effect

Targets misclassification of employees as independent contractors
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