Fasteners

Products used to hold together the parts of building components; i.e.: screws, nails, clips and clamps.

Sno Gem Inc. introduces PV Cube standing seam attachment system

- Innovative WaveLock™ technology offers strength unparalleled in the industry – McHENRY, Ill. (July 8, 2014) – Sno Gem® Inc. recently introduced the PV Cube™ standing seam attachment system, a clamp-to-seam solar panel racking and mounting system that provides unparalleled … Read more »

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Lumber Co. Now Stocks Several Colors of Snobar Product

Jason Nagaki with SNOBAR and The D.C. Curry Lumber Company are pleased to announce that The D.C. Curry Lumber Company is now stocking several different colors of the “Original” SNOBAR product at their location in Wooster, Ohio. Curry is excited … 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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Money Talk: Newer new rules for repair costs

IRS issues final regulations for builder expenses –  – By Mark Battersby – Since the inception of the Internal Revenue Code, the IRS and rural building businesses have been at odds over whether expenditures are deductible repairs or a capital … Read more »

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The history and evolution of building fasteners

- By Tom Hulsey, Sealtite – Fasteners and fastening systems have evolved steadily over time.  History has led us from the use of nails as the fastener of choice to today’s self-drilling screws as the most versatile means of securing … Read more »

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Fascinating Fasteners: The science of holding things together only gets better

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- By Mark Ward – The fastener industry will soon celebrate 175 years of service in North America. Tom Hulsey, vice president of engineering and technical services for Sealtite Building Fasteners of Tyler, Texas, has seen firsthand the last 50 … Read more »

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Best on the Block building products for 2014

Each year at the Frame Building Expo, a special product area is designated as a Builder Block to showcase special products from exhibitors. A ballot box is located in the display and visitors can vote for their favorite products. The … Read more »

Posted in Builder Blocks, Building Components, Construction Industry News, Events, Fasteners, Frame Building Expo, In the Industry, Industry Honors, New Products, Post Frame Products, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged best on the block, builder block, Leland Industries, Sno Gem, SnoGem, snow gem, snowgem, Triangle Fastener, ufp, universal forest products, Valspar | Leave a comment

‘Built in America’ TV Show to Feature Simpson Strong-Tie on April 27

Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will be featured on the television show Built in America on the FOX Business Network on Sunday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific/1:30 p.m. Eastern. The … Read more »

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A Nashville hit! View the Best of the Frame Building Expo 2014

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The Frame Building Expo is the only national tradeshow and education event devoted exclusively to post-frame builders. Nashville has always been a popular venue for the event, and this year did not disappoint. Attendance was strong and the mood was optimistic. Didn’t make … Read more »

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2014 idea book – Fasteners

Alpine SnowGuards Alpine SnowGuards introduced a new line of products for attachment to standing seam metal roofs. The ASG-U2 clamps allow for attachment of just about anything to a standing seam roof, including solar panel racking and snow guard systems. … Read more »

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