Post-Frame Advantage

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...

Become an NFBA Accredited builder

Enhance your prestige among customers  /  NFBA launched its Accredited Post-Frame Builder Program in 2006 as a vehicle for builder education and marketing. Today more than 55 NFBA member companies are accredited. To qualify for accredited status, builders must document their commitment in the following areas: • safety compliance• ethical and responsible business practices•...

PFMI Update: Education pays off for post frame

By John Ryan, NFBA Director, Market Development “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin may not have had NFBA’s Post-Frame Market Initiative in mind when he uttered these words in the 1700s, but when applied to PFMI’s core philosophy, they could not ring more true. Education is a...

PFMI Update: Educate your post-frame customers!

Let the Post-Frame Advantage website work for you  / By John Ryan, NFBA Director, Market Development  / Have you visited the website postframeadvantage.com lately? It’s worth a visit, a bookmark and a link from your company site. Here are some of the resources that can be found on the website, as well as some...

PFMI Update: Reaching target audiences, expanding the market

The Post-Frame Market Initiative, now in its fifth year, continues to produce results and promote post frame as the construction method of choice for light-commercial construction. Following are some updates on the program, as well as ways that you can contribute to and benefit from the program. Lunch-and-Learn sessions reach target audiencesPFMI has been...

PFMI Update: Pursuit of growth

The Post-Frame Market Initiative garners results for industry / The Post-Frame Market Initiative, now in its fifth year, continues to produce results and promote post frame as the construction method of choice for light commercial construction. The past five years have been a challenging time for many builders throughout the country, but we are...

PFMI — Working for you

Generous support and hard work continue For several years, the Binational Softwood Lumber Council has been a major supporter of NFBA’s Post-Frame Market Initiative, providing 50 percent of the annual funding for the program. In late October 2011, USDA secretary Tom Vilsack appointed 19 directors, all softwood lumber CEOs and industry leaders, to a...

From NFBA Chair: Association excited about opportunities

Working for you, your business, your industry — NFBA  / By Larry Edema, chair, NFBA board of directors The NFBA Board of Directors exists to serve you, our members, and to advance the post-frame construction industry. Whether you are a builder, manufacturer, supplier, distributor or code and design professional, your efforts to promote and...

Plus-size project

Post-frame beats out other building systems for storage facility There’s big … and then there’s big. Earlier this year, CDA Structures completed a rather large post-frame building. In fact, Brian Eiter of CDA believes it may be the largest post-frame building in the Northwest and anywhere along the West Coast. CDA Structures of Coer...

PFMI Update: Life cycle analysis and cost

Quantifying post frame’s sustainability By Daniel Hindman, PhD. Green building is one of the most dynamic market forces in construction today. Post-frame buildings are considered sustainable, but until very recently little documentation existed on the energy efficiency and the reduced impact on the environment created by post-frame buildings. However, members of the Technical and...