Press Releases

Congratulations to the 2012 SBCA award winners: Barry Dixon (SBCA Hall of Fame), Norm McKenna (Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast) and Rick Parrino (Industry Leadership).

In looking forward to 2013, SBCA President Scott Ward outlined a few goals he has for the association over the coming year.

At the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) Final Action Hearings last week, ANSI/SBCA FS 100–2012 was unanimously approved for inclusion into the model code.

Simpson Strong-Tie has just introduced its Integrated Component Systems for roof and floor trusses and wall panels, along with a full line of code-listed truss connector plates.

North American lumber prices are set to surge in the next couple of years amid a tightened supply from Canada as the U.S. housing market continues to strengthen after years of weakness, a new CIBC report predicts.

On June 2, 112 fire service officials from across the country attended a manufacturing plant tour and wood truss workshop at Shelter Systems in Westminster, MD.

The structural building components industry lost one of its greatest champions, Don Hershey, when he passed away at home late last Thursday. Industry leaders, and Hershey's contemporaries, share their thoughts on his significant contributions.

Washington, DC – On June 25th the Foam Sheathing Coalition announced that it will be working with the Structural Building Components Association to develop its first standard. SBCA is an accredited ANSI standards development organization and is working with its SBCA Wall Panel Council to create FSC’s first standard tentatively designated as ANSI/SBCA/FSC 1 entitled “Standard Practice for the Testing, Design and Application of Foam Plastic Insulation used as Wall Sheathing.”

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