Industry Announcements

A meeting planned for 40 drew well over 50 participants from across Texas, eager to network with peers and learn more about the growing National Framers Council. “People were standing in the back for the whole thing,” reports Chris Tatge, NFC executive director and one of three presenters at the meeting.

NFC members in the Mid-Atlantic area capitalized on the 2017 MBIA Builder Mart to gather where vendors, products and attendees were abundant.

SBCA has initiated the process for the development of an ANSI consensus standard and announces a call to solicit new consensus body members who wish to participate in the project committee.

Here are the top Energy Efficiency & Building Science headlines for the first quarter of 2017.

The top SBC Industry News Headlines for the first quarter of 2017 were dominated by lumber supply, OSHA and the loss of two component manufacturing industry pioneers.

On May 11, Metrostudy will present their quarterly Housing Webcast and give an update on the state of housing in the United States as well as a close up look at the major metros of Texas.

Arthur “Art” Leroy Beebe, was born March 22, 1934 in White Sulpher Springs, Montana.  He passed away two hours before his 83rd birthday on March 21, 2017, surrounded by his family.

The industry lost one of its pioneers last week, Mr. Vivian Hollinshed, Jr.  In tribute, Joe Kannapell and Chuck Rogers shared their memories of Vivian and his impact on the industry.

On February 7, 2017, Chris Tatge became the new Executive Director of the National Framers Council

Dwight Hikel, 78, of Westminster, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Dwight was a titan in the structural building components industry, and will be greatly missed by all who ever had the opportunity and privilege to work with him.