Industry Announcements

The NAHB’s Building Systems Council announced that the 2011 S.A. Walters Systems-Built Achievement Award winner is Victor DePhillips of Signature Building Systems.

After much hard work and dedication by everyone involved in the BCMC Build/Habitat for Humanity project, the two homes that were framed during the week of BCMC (Sept. 21-23) were completed in late October!

Millard Lumber in Waverly, Nebraska, has met the requirements to be a SCORE-certified structural building components manufacturing facility. Millard Lumber has qualified for SCORE Leader status, identifying itself as a company that strives for excellence.

BCMC is looking for your feedback on the location of future shows and time of year the show is held.

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) today announced its new leadership team installed on October 26 at the ProDealer Industry Summit in San Antonio, Texas.

Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today reported net earnings of $157 million for the third quarter.

Stanley Black & Decker has made a $350,000 tool donation to the Joplin, Mo., rebuilding efforts.

This story gathers excerpts from the latest online reports regarding the SPIB's proposed changes to Southern Pine Lumber design values.

This ALSC press release announces the Board of Review's deferred decision on approving a recommendation by the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB) that would modify design values for visually graded dimension lumber.

At the ALSC meeting yesterday (Oct 20), a strong coalition made up of representatives from SBCA, NAHB, NAHB’s Building System Council, the Leading Builders of America, ABC, TPI and NLBMDA provided testimony discussing the potential ramifications of the proposed changes to Southern Pine Lumber design values and provided a wide variety of thoughts and perspectives.