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23 09, 2022

NADRA Code Committee Update

By |2022-09-23T09:19:40-05:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , |

The NADRA Code Committee, represented by consultant Glenn Mathewson and co-chair John Kozal, returned to the ICC Code Hearings this past week in Louisville KY.  This is the final leg of the code development cycle, where proposals that were either approved or disapproved by the smaller Code Development Committee in April can be brought back for reconsideration.  Public comments that are submitted by proponents or opponents prior to this meeting online, form the basis of these discussions.

15 09, 2022

American Wood Council Schedules Intro to Material Wood Science Webinar

By |2022-09-20T13:34:21-05:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

American Wood Council Intro to Material Wood Science Webinar, A Brief Introduction to Wood Material Science (MAT200), Thursday, September 29, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon EST. Wood material science influences its behavior from harvest through the use phase and beyond. This course will provide an introduction to wood material science, wood-moisture relations, and wood anatomy. The types of wood products structural engineers may use in designs, and the standards governing these products are also discussed. 

12 09, 2022

Simpson Strong-Tie Participates in Construction of First Multi-story 3D Printed House in the US

By |2022-09-20T13:42:19-05:00September 12th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

Construction 3D printing is gaining new heights in Texas, as printing begins on the first multistory printed structure in the United States.HANNAH, PERI 3D Construction, and CIVE, in collaboration with building industry partners, are printing a two-story single-family home that integrates customized architectural design and a resilient structural system that leverages a hybridized construction method.

6 09, 2022

Fall Atlanta Home Show

By |2022-09-06T12:22:23-05:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

Friday is Trade Day with free admission for home-related tradespeople and members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), Professional Real Estate Agents (Realtors), Home Builders Association (HBA), National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), North American Deck & Railing Association (NADRA), Georgia Real Estate Investors Association (GaREIA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC), Atlanta Area Chapter Appraisal Institute and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) by presenting their business card at the box office.

2 09, 2022

Fortress Building Products and IWP Enter Exclusive Distribution Partnership Ahead of 2023 Building Season

By |2022-09-02T08:39:11-05:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , |

To meet continued demand for outdoor home improvement ahead of the 2023 building season, Fortress Building Products has entered an exclusive distribution agreement with longtime partner International Wood Products, LLC (IWP). An independent building material distributor, IWP will extend its current line-up of Fortress® offerings to deliver the Total Solution (decking, railing, fencing, framing, lighting, fasteners, cladding and pergolas) to the California and Northern Nevada markets.

30 08, 2022

Versatex Expands Distribution Network and Marketing Team

By |2022-09-06T12:16:25-05:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

 Versatex Building Products has expanded distribution through Woodford Plywood, Inc. based in Albany, Georgia, with locations in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina.“For the building-materials dealers we work so hard to satisfy, an effective distributor network is essential,” said Sales and Marketing VP Rick Kapres. “Our long-term goal is to make access to our value-adding products seamless, dependable and comprehensive.”

23 08, 2022

FastenMaster Launches Online Pro Contractor Experience

By |2022-08-23T14:59:41-05:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , |

FastenMaster, a division of OMG, Inc., has launched a newly reimagined online destination for pro contractors at FastenMaster.com. The new site has been designed from the ground up to provide professional contractors, specifiers, engineers, and framers with quick access to product information, technical documentation, product support content such as the  ‘Ask the FastenMaster’ videos, as well as purchasing information.

22 08, 2022

Simpson Strong-Tie Announces 2022-2023 Scholarship Winners

By |2022-08-22T15:33:32-05:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced the recipients of its Student Scholarship, part of the company’s Strong-Tie Undergraduate Fellowship program, for the 2022-2023 academic year. The 100 scholarship recipients are undergraduates in their junior and senior years, majoring in architecture, civil/structural engineering or construction management across the country.

22 08, 2022

BlueTape Raises $55 Million

By |2022-08-22T15:23:46-05:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

BlueTape, a payments and financing provider for the construction industry, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt funding led by Arcadia Funds and a $5 million seed round led by Chicago Ventures. Other investors include construction industry executives, real estate developers, and Plug and Play Ventures.

22 08, 2022

PSP/Deck Expo Keynote Panelists Will Highlight Trends and Expectations Heading into Next Year

By |2022-08-22T15:46:35-05:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

Attendees will hear from leaders who are excited to share their expertise on how industry professionals can help shape the future of the pool, spa, decking, and outdoor living industries.Leaders from key manufacturers will discuss current trends and future expectations as part of a new event at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo). The special event – Keynote: CEO Panel – will kick-off PSP/Deck Expo and bring professionals together for a phenomenal learning experience.

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