Post Frame News

News, features and technical information directly related to the post frame industry.

AWC statement on recent Biogenic Carbon Review

WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the “Forest Carbon Accounting Considerations in U.S. Bioenergy Policy” article recently published in the Journal of Forestry. The article is a review of … Read more »

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5th Annual Heartland NFBA Conference set for Oct. 15-16 in Tulsa

Post-frame builders: mark your calendar and participate in the 5th Annual Heartland NFBA Conference. The event, featuring educational seminars, fun events and industry trade show, will be held Oct. 15-16 at the Tulsa Hard Rock Casino. The Heartland Chapter represents … Read more »

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Butler Mfg. debuts RetroLite daylighting system for retrofit

Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 3, 2014 — Building owners can now incorporate daylighting into existing buildings to minimize lighting-related electricity costs, with the introduction of the RetroLite™ daylighting system from Butler Manufacturing™. Implementing daylighting technology can provide significant savings, as … Read more »

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TFC expands Concealor heavy gauge line low profile head screw line

Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of a #12-24 x 1-1/4-inch DP5 to the CONCEALOR® Low Profile Pancake Head Screw line. The #12-24 x 1-1/4-inch DP5 can drill and tap up to ½-inch thick steel even at … Read more »

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“Behind the Hammer” with Mike Momb: Common post-frame failures and how to prevent them

One of the more sickening events for a post-frame building contractor is being on the receiving end of a call advising that some or all of one of your buildings has collapsed. Déjà vu all over againI was one of … Read more »

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Caution: watch that impact driver!

Improper use of impact drivers can lead to paint finish damage and failed connections. –  The Metal Construction Association has developed a technical bulletin on “Proper Tools for Fastening Metal Panels.” In particular, it addresses the improper use of impact … Read more »

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Tri State Lumber expands remanufacturing operation

Tri State Lumber Company, Fulton, Miss., has expanded its remanufacturing operation to double production capacity.  Tri State Lumber Company, long known for a reputation of quality Southern Yellow Pine timbers, is seeking to further develop its custom remanufacturing operation.  The … Read more »

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APA Outlook: Demand for engineered wood products expected to grow

Recovery of housing market expected to drive growth in demand for engineered wood products by 30 to 45 percent through 2018. Despite adverse weather conditions across much of the country that hampered the forward momentum of the US economy in … Read more »

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USDA to partner with WoodWorks to advance the use of wood in buildings

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced  a $1 million program to be implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service in partnership with the Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks initiative, to provide training for architects, engineers … Read more »

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Virginia Tech course addresses post-frame design issues

A May 21-22 short course at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., will address a number of wood-frame design topics to include several that directly relate to post-frame building design. “Advanced Design Topics in Wood Construction Engineering” will offer a buffet … Read more »

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