Post Frame News

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

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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Ron Sutton receives Perkins Award

At the 2014 Frame Building Expo in Nashville, the NFBA presented the distinguished Bernon G. Perkins Award to Ron Sutton of Morton Buildings. The award, given annually to an outstanding industry professional, was named after the man who furthered the … Read more »

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Crew Foreman of the Month: Jonathan Fisher

- By Jane Martinsons, NFBA Staff Writer – - Leading the Way in High-Quality Post-Frame Construction: Jonathan Fisher’s work and leadership win recognition – If anyone can spot a trend in post-frame construction, it’s Jonathan Fisher, a crew foreman for … Read more »

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Frame Building Expo Review

-By Beth Schaefer  NFBA Marketing Manager- Connecting People, Products and Purpose: Mission Accomplished! Yes, record-breaking. Things looked promising last fall: For the first time ever, we needed to expand the space on the trade-show floor to accommodate the number of … Read more »

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PFMI Update: Study reveals post-frame’s growth will be in non-ag markets

PFMI looks for growth in 2014 and beyond – By John Ryan, NFBA Director of Market Development – A recent study commissioned by NFBA forecasts that the post-frame industry will grow 35 percent by the end of 2017. That sounds … Read more »

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Nelson Wood Shims offers 12-inch shims for contractors

Nelson Wood Shims, the largest shim manufacturer in North America, now offers bundles of 12-inch Beddar Wood™ shims for contractors. Beddar Wood shims have feathered tips. They are consistent quality and resist splitting when nailed. They are also rot resistant … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener introduces Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw

Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to introduce its Wood-To-Concrete™ Tapping Screw. The Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw was developed for attaching 2X wood to concrete, masonry or block. Engineered with a proprietary “Hex-Countersunk” drive, it provides the driving stability of a hex … Read more »

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Palram breaks ground on new logistics center

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has broken ground on an 80,000 square foot logistics center positioned directly next door to their Americas headquarters in Weisenberg Township, Kutztown, Pa. “As demand for … Read more »

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Crew Foreman of the Month: Making clients want you back

- BY LINCOLN BRUNNER – He might not have known it at the time, but TJ Moen got a rare gift one day during his high school building trades class: the knowledge that he was good at something. One day … Read more »

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Redesigned Building of the Year Awards Program for post-frame builders

NFBA builder members will benefit from an expanded, redesigned Building of the Year (BOY) Awards program in 2013. At its summer meeting, the NFBA membership committee identified a need to restructure the BOY categories in order to be able to … Read more »

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