The U.S. Department of Labor is hosting a webinar focused on the manufacturing and construction sectors this Thursday, June 25 to discuss how the Department is working to reduce regulatory burdens and make it easier to understand and comply with the law as more employees return to work.
While some may say they can’t afford to make time for a quality control program, others would argue that you can’t afford not to.
Boston-based Windover Construction is pioneering a method combining 3D modeling with prefabrication and augmented reality to speed up truss production and installation.
I happened to come upon a quote by Henry Ford that seems apropos, "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
SmartLam North America and RedBuilt announced that the later will serve as the exclusive distributor of SmartLam CLT (cross-laminated timber) in the Pacific Northwest, West Coast, and Southwest.
Gordon Lumber Co. announced Friday that it would be closing several of its retail locations in a strategic move to enhance its contractor building services.
Based on the responses to ProSales Magazine’s 2020 survey of the 100 largest companies selling to professional contractors, the following table lists the top ten companies with component manufacturing operations.
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.
Scherer Bros Lumber started their lumber mill business on the banks of the Mississippi River in the 1930s. Today, Scherer Bros primarily service the high-end, custom home market in the Twin Cities, while also doing a fair amount of luxury condominiums.
The primary impact of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA), which was passed by Congress was signed by President Trump on June 5, 2020, provides the over 4.4 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers additional time to qualify for forgiveness and eases the restrictions on how much of the forgivable portion of the loan proceeds must be used for payroll costs.
SBCA has been a member of the American Lumber Standard Committee, Incorporated (ALSC) since 2007, where 25 accredited independent third-party agencies provide lumber mill grade marking oversight.
“Because of who know you and what you know, there are many potential opportunities,” says Betsy Scott, Executive Director of Program & Engagement for the Housing Innovation Alliance (HIA), with regard to its collaborative relationship with SBCA.
Today, at Blenker Companies, Inc.--a Wisconsin component manufacturing company that recently merged with former competitor Drexel Systems-- Jason says that workers save considerable time by providing the entire framing pack for a job.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced that it is redirecting funding from its current projects with Habitat for Humanity to the organization’s Homes, Communities, Hope + You (HCH+Y) campaign for a total of more than $75,000 in cash and product.