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Randy Ridenour: Winner of the 2014 Bernon G. Perkins Award

Each year, the National Frame Building Association bestows its highest honor—the Bernon G. Perkins Award—on one individual. The name of the award recognizes a pioneer of the post-frame industry, Bernon G. Perkins, who furthered the pole building’s evolution from a temporary structure into a long-lasting one. At the 2015 Frame Building Expo in Louisville,...

NFBA recognizes 2014 Buildings of the Year

The announcement of the Buildings of the Year Awards is one of the highlights of the annual Frame Building Expo. A large audience gathered for the National Frame Building Association awards luncheon at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky., on February 19, 2015, to honor the winners of these prestigious awards for...

April 2015 Frame Building News

Frame Building Expo takes Louisville by storm

– By Beth Schaefer – Closed schools across the state. Nine inches of snow. Sub-zero temps. Cancelled flights. Public transportation awry. Unplowed streets and snowed-over sidewalks. That’s right—during the third week of February 2015, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, was eerily empty. So where was everybody? At the Frame Building Expo! Despite Mother Nature’s...

January 2015 Frame Building News

Connect, learn & discover at the 2015 Frame Building Expo

– Ken Gieseke, Chair, NFBA Board of Directors With hopes that you, your coworkers, and your families enjoyed a wonderful holiday, I now join members of the NFBA staff and board of directors in wishing you all a richly satisfying 2015. With the launch of the new year, we know that the 2015 Frame...

Heartland NFBA Chapter announces Building of the Year Award winners

The Heartland Chapter of the National Frame Building Association held its annual convention and trade show, the Heartland NFBA Conference, Oct. 15-16, at the Hard Rock Casino of Tulsa. During a special award session, winners in six categories received plaques for the annual HNFBA Building of the Year Contest. The Building of the Year...

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 post frame. The new site embraces post frame’s agricultural roots, but illustrates the many...

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 is one of the main reasons that companies need a strong online presence. This...

Current safety issues for the construction industry

-By Gary Auman, Legal Counsel for NFBA- Rather than focusing on a specific safety issue important to the construction industry, in this article I discuss a range of current safety topics, including the areas in which the most frequent safety violations have recently occurred, changes governing the filing of retaliation claims, safety areas of...

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 all website visitors, consists of a main directory page that can be sorted by...