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Are you using the right compression posts? Find out with these 3 tips.

Mon, 2018-06-25 12:24

Are you using the right compression posts for your project? Are you picking compression posts for your multi-level wood-frame project using a catalog? You’re not alone

TYPAR MetroWrap Fast Facts

Mon, 2018-06-25 12:19

TYPAR® MetroWrapTM, is a  commercial-grade building wrap that is designed specifically to stand up to the rigors of commercial jobsites.

QuickTie Anchors: Features & Benefits

Mon, 2018-06-25 12:13

QuickTies™ quickly and economically reinforce wood frame and CMU structures, particularly those structures exposed to extreme wind and/or seismic conditions. QuickTie™ (QT) fills the critical need for a structural tie-down system that provides for uplift, shear and overturning loads, and it does so better than traditional and competing methods.

LP Provides System Approach to Predictable Floor Performance

Tue, 2018-06-12 17:15

Considering all elements of the floor and how they work together can allow for predictable performance and happier homeowners.

VIDEO: FastenMaster Lateral Tension System (LTS)

Tue, 2018-06-12 17:03

The FastenMaster Lateral Tension System (LTS) satisfies the lateral load requirements being enforced under Section R507 of the 2015 International Residential Code while making installation faster and less cumbersome.

Habitat for Humanity of Washington County Hosts National Framers Council for Builders Blitz

Tue, 2018-06-12 16:50

On Monday, June 4, 2018 Habitat for Humanity of Washington County (Habitat) welcomed a group of professional volunteers from the National Framers Council (NFC). NFC volunteers participated in Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz 2018 the week of June 4-8.

OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Clarify Crane Operator Requirements

Tue, 2018-06-12 16:39

OSHA is moving to finalize changes to its crane operator certification requirements, according to a proposed rule published in the May 21 Federal Register.

NFC Member Profile: One Framer's Journey into Custom Homebuilding

Tue, 2018-06-12 16:10

Jim Hallada’s journey into the framing industry begins when he was a welder living in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin.

NFC Partners with OSHA on Resources to Improve Safety

Tue, 2018-06-12 16:02

Sobering statistics about the top causes of workplace injuries and fatalities provide the foundation for NFC’s recent work with OSHA to develop safety posters as part of its partnership in the 2018 Safe+Sound Campaign, coming the week of August 13-19.

MiTek and OZCO Develop Project Estimating Mobile App

Tue, 2018-05-22 16:34

MiTek USA announced the release of a new Project Explorer app, designed to search for and plan outdoor projects.  This app was built in conjunction with OZCO Building Products, the leading manufacturer of Ornamental Wood Ties (OWT).

If Naked Framing Could Talk, What Would It Say?

Tue, 2018-05-22 16:29

Fires, unfortunately, take place every day across our country.

Boise Cascade Recognized for Superior Safety

Tue, 2018-05-22 16:29

Boise Cascade Company announced today that two of its mills won Safety Innovation Awards from the APA Engineered Wood Association, and several mills earned recognition for safety accomplishments.

Tips to Tackle Jobsite Sun Safety this Summer

Tue, 2018-05-22 16:25

With summer’s official start less than a month away, the prevention of heat illnesses on the jobsite is an important training topic to cover with your employees. The bottom line in heat safety is simple: Water. Rest. Shade.

Florida Framer Cited $200K for Fall Risk Exposure

Tue, 2018-05-22 16:19

OSHA has cited Desouza Framing Inc. for exposing employees to dangerous falls at two northwest Florida worksites. The Jacksonville-based residential framing contractor faces proposed penalties of $199,178.

New Robot Tackles Jobsite Construction Tasks

Tue, 2018-05-22 16:17

A new robot, developed by Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics, may be the speediest homebuilding machine yet.

DuPont Brings FlexWrap EZ Adhesive Tape to U.S.

Mon, 2018-05-21 16:15

DuPont Safety & Construction today introduced DuPont FlexWrap EZ to its full line of 100 percent butyl-backed DuPont™ Flashing Systems that help to create an air- and water-tight protective envelope.

LP Invests $45M in Innovative Component Manufacturer

Mon, 2018-05-14 10:57

Louisiana-Pacific is addressing the construction labor shortage head on. The company has invested $45 million in Entekra, a design, engineering and manufacturing firm that provides off-site framing for both residential and commercial construction.

3 Ways CLP System Can Save Money on a Project

Wed, 2018-05-09 07:20

Why should you choose a CLP rod tie down system over conventional tie down hardware? The reasons are simple. You can save more. That means more money, more time, and more strength, so you can devote more of everything to your projects success.

TYPAR Helping to Develop More Efficient Building Envelope

Wed, 2018-05-09 07:14

TYPAR is working on the ABC Green Home 4.0 project, which will be share the innovative designs of all systems in the home including: civil, architectural, structural, MEP, and smart home technologies and interiors.

Infographic: 7 Most Common Workplace Safety Hazards

Wed, 2018-05-09 07:08

This infographic briefly discusses the seven most common workplace safety hazards the National Safety Council consultants see as they visit worksites across the country.


Learn more about components and build faster, stronger and create less waste

NFC Orientation Checklist

The FrameSAFE Orientation Checklist provides a safety overview for new employees.

NFC Mission

NFC will develop standards for framing field operations and management to be used as industry best practices, nationally.

Frame Safe Logo Safety Manual Template

Site-Specific Safety Program

Version 4 of FrameSAFE is now available! It includes a new module on silica exposure, expanded Implementation Guide and a new, searchable online dashboard!

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