Based on the responses to ProSales Magazine’s 2020 survey, the following chart highlights what products the companies with component manufacturing operations offer now, and plan to add in the near future.
Early on, in 2015, the Silicon Valley upstart consisted simply, elegantly, and profoundly as Zeroes, Ones, and dollars--code and capital hungry for yield. It layered in meaningfully rigorous logic of bill of materials subcomponent sourcing streams.
While the video address from NFC President Pedro Loureiro on April 22 to NFC members outlines the dangers of working in framing, it also celebrates the ways this reality has prepared the industry for dealing with the world’s newest danger: the COVID-19 pandemic.
The last thing Dean Rana, owner of Truss Fab in Glendale, Arizona, wants his employees in the yard to do is pick up lumber over their heads, or spend all day bending over and lifting things up from off the ground, he explains in his SBCA Component Connection podcast.
Pressure treating—which involves putting lumber inside a pressurized watertight tank and forcing chemicals into the boards—has been used for more than a century to help stave off the fungus that causes wood rot in wet environments.