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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AceClamp/PMC Authorized To Apply UL Mark To Products

PLAINVILLE, Conn.  – AceClamp®/PMC Industries has received authorization to apply the UL Mark to its AceClamp® non-penetrating, standing seam metal roof fasteners and solar kits. This stamp of approval indicates a product has passed stringent testing for code requirements and … Read more »

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Course examines design of 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic & snow loads

American Wood Council and Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education are sponsoring a course in the design of a 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic, and snow loads. This course, to be held September 24-26 at the campus in … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged American Wood Council, design for high wind, design for snow loads | Leave a comment

ABC Supply Co., Inc. Honors Frank Novascone III with Ken Hendricks Award

BELOIT, Wis. – ABC Supply Co., Inc. has named Frank Novascone III as the recipient of this year’s Ken Hendricks Award. Novascone is the managing partner at the building products distributor’s branch at 1321 E. 1st St. N., Wichita, Kan. … Read more »

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Steelscape Releases New Specialty Finishes Brochure

Steelscape announces the release of its new Specialty Finishes brochure highlighting its complete product offer of durable architectural finishes created by an innovative decorative coating technology that transforms metallic coated steel substrates into unique textures and finishes for use in … Read more »

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Curry Lumber now stocking pre-finished Snobar

Jason Nagaki with SNOBAR, and the D.C. Curry Lumber Company are pleasedto announce that the D.C. Curry Lumber Company is now stocking severaldifferent colors of the “Original” SNOBAR product at its location in Wooster,Ohio. In the new endeavor, Curry is … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame, Products, RB July 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged D.C. Curry Lumber Company, SnoBar, snow retention | Leave a comment

O.K. city amends building codes to require more wind-resistant construction

- Building Code Now Includes More Continuous Sheathing – The City of Moore, Oklahoma, recently adopted an ordinance that amends the city’s building code provisions to require more wind-resistant construction systems that will better withstand the punishing force of tornadoes … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Post-Frame Technique, Products, RB July 2014, Research and Technology, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged continuous sheathing, Moore, Oklahoma, wind-resistent construction, wood structural sheathing | Leave a comment

Energy Panel Structures Adds SIP Manufacturing Plant

Energy Panel Structures (EPS) is expanding with the addition of a new (SIP) Structural Insulated Panels manufacturing plant located at its Fingerlakes Construction facility in Clyde, New York. The plant is about 10,000 sq. ft. and includes a state-of-the-art automated … Read more »

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PFMI Update: Making Sure Your “Online House” is in Order

- By John Ryan  NFBA Director of Market Development – “Seventy percent of a sale is over before a salesperson ever gets involved.” According to Tiffany Sauder, president of Element Three, a marketing agency based in Indianapolis, Ind., this fact … Read more »

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Current safety issues for the construction industry

-By Gary Auman, Legal Counsel for NFBA- Rather than focusing on a specific safety issue important to the construction industry, in this article I discuss a range of current safety topics, including the areas in which the most frequent safety … Read more »

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NFBA Board Chair’s Message: NFBA board continues work on strategic plan

- By Rick Hess, Chair, NFBA Board of Directors -  As we approach the midpoint of 2014, I’d like to report on the work NFBA is doing to achieve its ambitious goals. As I mentioned at the annual business meeting … Read more »

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