The Metal Construction Association has announced the featured events and speakers for its upcoming 2024 Winter Meeting. Members and prospective members are invited to attend the three-day event taking place Jan. 29-31 in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort & Villas.
The American Iron and Steel Institute has published AISI D102-23, “Illustrative Examples for Provisions in AISI S100-16 (2020) w/S3-22.” The document provides a set of 22 design examples that illustrate updated provisions included in AISI S100-16(2020) w/S3-22, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition (Reaffirmed 2020) with Supplement Three, 2022 Edition.
ATAS International, Inc., a family-owned business that went from a siding and trim installer to an industry-leading manufacturer of metal panels for the building envelope with locations across the United States, is celebrating its 60th year of business in 2023.
STARC Systems, the Brunswick, Maine-based manufacturer of reusable temporary wall containment solutions for occupied renovations, announced that North Branch Capital has secured majority ownership of the company. To date, most of STARC’s customers have been the country’s top contractors and health care facilities.
Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced a new line of fire wall hangers designed to install with a power nailer during framing, saving time before hanging drywall and keeping construction projects on schedule.
Sto Corp. has launched the Sto Wall Selector tool, which is the latest in its suite of online, self-help tools. The Sto Wall Selector is designed to assist users in finding the best Sto wall system for a particular project.
Building departments and the hardworking professionals working within them are the silent defenders of our communities. By overseeing the permitting, inspection and occupancy authorization processes for new construction, renovations and repairs, your local building department plays a vital role in ensuring that projects are built to applicable building safety codes and standards.