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.

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New Study verifies coated steel roofs can last as long as the buildings they cover

CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released new research findings that conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s service life. “This study … Read more »

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Sukup Addresses Grain Bin Safety Concerns with Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep

Sukup Manufacturing Co. holds the safety of customers as a top priority. Keeping operators and workers out of grain bins is key to keeping them safe. To that end, Sukup Manufacturing Co. has developed the 16” Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep for … Read more »

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2015 NDS and SDPWS standards approved by ANSI

The American Wood Council (AWC) 2015 “National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction” and “Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic” (SDPWS) standards have been approved as American National Standards by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Both standards are … Read more »

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U.S. manufacturers showcase innovative propane technologies in new video series

WASHINGTON – The Propane Education & Research Council has released video interviews with leading U.S. equipment manufacturers highlighting their investment in developing and commercializing new propane technologies. The online video series, Clean American Innovation, goes behind-the-scenes at manufacturing facilities across the U.S. … Read more »

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Swenson Shear extends distribution through AMSI Supply

TURLOCK, CA – Swenson Shear is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with AMSI Supply, Douglasville, Ga. The agreement took effect October 10, 2014. Swenson Shear manufactures heavy duty metal panel cutting tools and all-in-one finishing tables for roofing and … Read more »

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Nudo introduces high impact hurricane panel, Endurex 555

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Nudo Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of Endurex™ 555, a high impact hurricane panel that is an advancement of the standard impact panel seen in the market today. Instead of using steel to provide … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener launches product video for VRT Technology

TFC is pleased to announce the launch of their new product video for VRT® Technology, their patented screw thread designed to increase back-out resistance of screws used in thin metal connections. Screws with VRT® Technology produce over 3-1/2 times more … Read more »

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Research & Technology: Total post-frame building design

Frame Building News November 2014

- By Aaron Halberg, P.E.
 – “Things should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” –Albert Einstein As I grow older and our world becomes ever more complicated, I try to follow this maxim from Einstein. Maybe you’re … Read more »

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Heartland NFBA Chapter announces Building of the Year Award winners

Heartland Awards_National Barn

The Heartland Chapter of the National Frame Building Association held its annual convention and trade show, the Heartland NFBA Conference, Oct. 15-16, at the Hard Rock Casino of Tulsa. During a special award session, winners in six categories received plaques … Read more »

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MBCI introduces new metal wall panel, Masterline 16

HOUSTON – MBCI premiered its latest addition to their product line, MasterLine 16, a metal wall panel with concealed fasteners. The new panel’s strong, monotonous design provides an interesting shadow line and its width covers 16 inches, making “MasterLine 16” … Read more »

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