Structural Building Components Association

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Podcast: Swift, Temporary Lumber Market Correction on the Horizon

High transportation costs and transportation constraints remain across all regions... More

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How Mills, Market Forces Defused the Southern Pine Design Values Bomb

Pain caused by cuts in Southern pine's values are being limited through... More

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Southern Pine Design Value Changes Take Effect

New design values for Southern pine take effect today, ending the almost six month phase-in period and marking the first design value changes to Southern pine in two decades. The changes reduce by 25% to 30% some of the design values, but not all, for Southern pine and mixed Southern pine. More

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Good Times Ahead for Component Manufacturing?

Making trusses, stairs, and related components helps dealers sell total... More

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Southern Pine Interests Recommend Slow, Open Process To Change the Wood's Design Values

The agency responsible for deciding whether to put stricter limits on how Southern pine can be used in construction should trust the wood already in use, slow its consideration of changes, and open up the review process, a coalition of lumber and construction industry experts recommends. More

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Opinions Vary on Impact of Plan to Degrade Southern Pine Design Values

The proposal to reduce some design values for Southern yellow pine by as much as a third has created fear and concern among some dealers, in part because of uncertainty over just how big a deal the change is, participants in a ProSales discussion say. More

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Southern Dealers Conference Focuses on Weak Economy

The state of the economy was foremost on the minds of dealers and vendors from Alabama, Florida, and Georgia who gathered for the first-ever winter education conference held jointly by the Construction Suppliers Association (CSA), the Florida Building Material Association (FBMA), and the Structural Building Components Association. More

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Materials Handling

The components industry is on the move with the formation of The Structural... More

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