Framers Council

The “Lumberyard of the Future” panel discussion during the 2014 ProDealer Industry Summit in San Diego, California brought together three lumberyard executives to look ahead to the year 2025.

Looking at how builders secure loyal labor crews when capacity among subs is tight.

Construction employment also continued to trend up in November (up 20,000). Employment in specialty trade contractors rose by 21,000, mostly in the residential component. 

Here’s a Q&A on ‘What to do about mold on framing lumber?’

The supply chain has changed dramatically since the recession, making the same old way of doing things no longer good enough. 

The STAFDA (Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distribution Association) show is held each November and is where the people who run supply houses for construction and industry go to see and make deals on the latest tools and products.

The National Framers Council (NFC) is excited to announce that their next national meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 21st at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

"Safety first!" It's an easy mantra, but too often, too many in the construction industry fail to live up to that standard. 

Following seven years of slow and uneven growth in demand and pricing, 2015 will be the strongest year yet for cold-formed steel and related products.

When it comes to the supply chain, home builders often are their own worst enemy.