“Work safely. Go home safely.” 
The National Framers Council develops and implements
best practices to help ensure framers leave the jobsite
each day in the same health as they arrived.

Framer Summit

Raise the Bar Framer Summit 2019 logo

The second annual NFC Framer Summit will be held October 21-23 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio in conjunction with the Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC). Check out the schedule outlined below and register now so don’t miss this valuable opportunity to network with and learn from other framers.

"The summit is an opportunity to network with some of the most successful framing contractors in the country as well as to influence the direction the National Framers Council moves to help shape our industry.”

- Chris Tatge • Dynamic Construction • Madison, Wisconsin

 

Many thanks to our Framer Summit Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors
DuPont
Shelter Systems Limited*
Trussway Manufacturing, LLC*

Gold Sponsors
FastenMaster*
Mid South Component Manufacturers Association*
Shelter Products*
Simpson Strong-Tie Co.*

*Loyal Sponsor - Thank you for your sponsorship of both the 2018 and 2019 Framer Summits!

Are you a supplier to the framing industry? Contact NFC staff if you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 Framer Summit.

 

Schedule of Events

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21

7-9p

Welcome Reception • Hyatt Regency Hotel • Fairfield Meeting Room

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

8:30-9a

Opening Session & Introductions • Greater Columbus Convention Center • D283 Meeting Room

9-10a

Anti-Trust Overview & Legal Contracts • Presention by Kent Pagel of Pagel, Davis & Hill, P.C.

10-11a

Presentation TBD

11a-12p

Using Technology for Better Utilization of Labor • Presention by Ryan Melin of Innovative Construction Group

12-1p

Working Lunch • Discussion/Presentation TBD

1-1:15p

Closing • Overview of Tomorrow’s Breakout Sessions

2-5p

Framer Tour of Simpson Strong-Tie • Space is limited.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

1-1:30p

Welcome & Awards Presentation • Greater Columbus Convention Center • D283 Meeting Room

1:30-2:45p

Committee Presentations • Best Practices, Marketing, Product Performance, Safety, and Standards

3-5p

Breakout Sessions • Led by Committee Chairs

5-5:15p

Closing

(Schedule is subject to change.)

NFC Committees

During the 2018 summit in Milwaukee, committees formed and goals were put into place for future action in a variety of areas. For more information about how to get involved, contact NFC staff.

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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