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Post-Frame Crew Foreman of the Month: Roy Palmer II

– By Greg Blosser, NFBA Communications Manager –  Nan Spadacene of Midland, Michigan, calls foreman Roy Palmer II a “superstar.” Spadacene, a retired business development manager who worked at Dow Chemical for 30 years, knows a bit about supervising people and considers herself a good just of character. Palmer, of Wick Buildings, was the...

Triangle Fastener launches new website

Triangle Fastener Corporation has launched a new website that provides easy access to product information for the metal roofing, flat roofing, metal building, post frame, and commercial drywall industries. The new site is mobile friendly and gives you the ability to view product details from smart phones and tablets. New features: Updated dropdown navigation includes more products....

OSHA’s new standard for construction work in confined spaces

– By Gary Auman, NFBA Legal Counsel – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new standard for construction work in confined spaces has been in the works for several years. The standard was published as a final rule on May 4, 2015, with an effective date of August 3, 2015. Although this rule may...

Developing a strategy for long span truss installation

– By Kirk Grundahl, P.E. – A truss collapse can be devastating, not only to the immediate health of those on the job site, but to the installers’ confidence going forward. Training a crew in proper bracing techniques in a way that gets them past the negative experience requires more than a little thinking...

Post frame or SIPs? Minnesota brothers have both

To the Stevermer brothers near Wells, Minnesota, buildings are a lot like potato chips: you can’t have just one. They now have six newer buildings, but each one is uniquely built to fit its function. Their similarity is the builder, Denny Morgan, Morgan Builders of Wells. As a dealer for Energy Panel Structures (EPS), Graettinger,...

American Building Components introduces new website

NICHOLASVILLE, KY – American Building Components (ABC) recently launched its new website at www.abcmetalroofing.com. The website brings new features and elements, including a mega-menu navigation and quick links throughout the site to easily jump from one page to the next. The responsive design of the website is also both mobile- and tablet-friendly for easy...

Technical resources on post frame now available online!

Here at the Construction Magazine Network, the online home of Frame Building News, Rural Builder and Metal Roofing Magazine, we’ve opened up the vaults and pulled out our treasure trove of technical articles on post frame.   The articles have been written by industry experts and published over the years in Frame Building News....

PFA revises free online university courses on post frame

Newly revised courses for the Post-Frame Advantage Online University are now available. The new courses reflect the most up-to-date information about the post-frame building system broken down into two distinct curricula — one for engineering design and one for architectural design. The Post-Frame Advantage Online University is a FREE educational opportunity for architects and...