cold-formed steel framing

Steel stud organization contributes $100,000 to industry research

The Steel Stud Manufacturers Association today announced that they will fund $100,000 in 2013 for industry research. SSMA will contribute to the American Iron and Steel Institute’s cold-formed steel framing projects including their codes standards and technology implementation program. SSMA is co-founding projects identified to be critical by the industry including research on fire...

Stud U at METALCON to feature best practices of cold-formed steel framing

Architects, Builders, Contractors, Engineers, Building Inspectors and Building Trades Instructors Will Benefit The Steel Framing Alliance (SFA) will host a two-part session on the benefits and best practices of cold-formed steel framing for small, multi-family and mid-rise structures at METALCON International on October 9-10 in Chicago. Based on the popular Stud U. model of...

METALCON Education Program Highlights Busy Areas for Metal

According to experts in construction, the market for metal in building projects is increasing, particularly in retrofit, insulated metal panels and in cold-formed steel framing. Specialists will present sessions on these topics in the new education conference at METALCON International. “In researching topics and speakers for this year’s program we recognized several areas of...