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Levi’s becomes exclusive distributor for Uplift Plate for post-frame anchoring

Levi’s Building Components is now the exclusive distributor for The Uplift Plate post-frame anchoring system. The Uplift Plate was created by Bill Keller to significantly improve the strength, durability, simplicity of post-frame anchoring. For years, post-frame builders relied on rebar … Read more »

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NFBA launches new Post-Frame Advantage website

The National Frame Building Association (NFBA) has launched a new iteration of its website, PostFrameAdvantage.com. The NFBA’s Post-Frame Market Initiative (PFMI) created the new PostFrameAdvantage.com to bring its web presence up to current technical standards, and to enhance the positioning of … Read more »

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Construction materials prices inch higher in June

Overall construction materials prices increased by 0.1 percent in June and are up 1.9 percent year over year, according to the July 16 producer price index release by the U.S. Department of Labor. Nonresidential construction materials prices also expanded 0.1 … Read more »

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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 »

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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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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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Membership Benefits: NFBA introduces Supplier Marketplace

In April, NFBA launched a new benefit for supplier members: the Supplier Marketplace. This tool replaces NFBA’s earlier “Find a Supplier” search function on the NFBA website with a more robust, detailed and customizable directory. The Supplier Marketplace, accessible to … 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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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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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 »

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