MarinoWare and California Expanded Metals Company have announced that Telling Industries has signed an agreement to manufacture the ViperStud Drywall Framing System under license.

“ViperStud is widely recognized as the quality choice by contractors,” MarinoWare’s President and CEO Chip Gardner said. “The expanded footprint will make it even easier for contractors and distributors to access the ViperStud Drywall Framing System.”

“Telling Industries is very excited to be part of the ViperStud Team,” said Edward Slish, president of Telling Industries. The company will begin converting its drywall framing production lines over to The ViperStud in the next few weeks. Telling Industries is based in Mentor, Ohio and has manufacturing locations in Ohio, Arkansas and Arizona.

The ViperStud Drywall Framing System is listed with Intertek/Warnock-Hersey, Underwriters Laboratories as well as verified code compliant by ICC-ES ESR #2620 and ATI-ES CCRR-0154. Telling Industries will be added to these listings as soon as possible.