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Are you a reader of Frame Building News, the official publication of the National Frame Building Association? If so, we invite you to take our Readership Survey. The survey is designed to gauge what our readers want and need to help them thrive in the post-frame building industry. The survey will take only a...

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...

2015 Best on the Block post-frame products named

The ballots are in and the votes have been counted. At the Frame Building Expo in Louisville in February, visitors were given a chance to vote on their favorite post-frame products featured in a special “Builders Block” area of the trade show. Prior to the show, online voters were also given an opportunity to...

5th Annual Heartland NFBA Conference set for Oct. 15-16 in Tulsa

Post-frame builders: mark your calendar and participate in the 5th Annual Heartland NFBA Conference. The event, featuring educational seminars, fun events and industry trade show, will be held Oct. 15-16 at the Tulsa Hard Rock Casino. The Heartland Chapter represents the post-frame construction industry in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. The conference...

Rural Builder Source Book 2014: Products

  Welcome to the online version of the Rural Builder Source Book. This 6th edition goes beyond metal building construction to include ALL things rural: metal frame, post frame, SIPs, ICFs and tension fabric! This guide provides comprehensive information on the leading products used by the top builders. You will find an extensive guide...

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 to anchor frame posts in concrete, which required time-consuming drilling and bit changes. With...

Man caves and toy shops

– By Sharon Thatcher – Remember when a garage was nothing more than a big box with walls, ceiling and a floor? And a shed was a littler version of the same? Customers wanting one didn’t ask for much more than a space to store vehicles or an odd assortment of tools. But somewhere...

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...