Industry Announcements

Using an OSHA-generated template, SBCA has created an alternate fall protection plan template for the structural components insdustry to use in conjunction with it's new step-by-step approach to truss erection.

Universal Forest Products has named David Tutas as general counsel of the corporation. He succeeds Matthew Missad, who was appointed CEO earlier this year.

Here are a few highlights from BCMC 2011, along with a link to the BCMC Build video everyone is talking about.

BCMC education sessions are known for sparking valuable discussions of key industry issues. Now you can continue those discussions with SBC’s new ShopTalk forum.


Jess Lohse, President of Rocky Mountain Truss Co. in Havre MT, kept a daily blog of his experiences at the BCMC show last week in Indianapolis, IN.

Windsor wood products manufacturer Standard Structures said it will lay off 91 workers next month, following the sale of part of its business to an Idaho company.

Pleasanton, Calif.-based Simpson Manufacturing has appointed Tom Fitzmyers as its new chairman.

Highlights from SBCA's Annual Meeting, results of the inaugural BCMC Tri-Tacular, and an update from the show floor.

Day One of BCMC 2011 is in the books. Get a recap of the kick-off, sessions and fierce competition at the BCMC Tri-tacular.

Today was another great day at the build sites! In the evening, we celebrated with the first official BCMC Build 5K Run/Walk.