Building & Framing Systems

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

ClarkDietrich Receives Los Angeles Research Report for its ProSTUD Drywall Framing System

May 11, 2016

West Chester, Ohio– The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has certified, in report LA RR 26019, that ClarkDietrich’s ProSTUD Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD and ProTRAK) are code compliant building products and are approved for use in construction in the City of Los Angeles. The LA RR requires exceedingly difficult third-party evaluation, against a very stringent list...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Retail & Sales Equipment

Storefront Thermal Framing System reduces thermal transmittance.

April 8, 2016

Used on ground floor storefront or protected low-rise applications and openings up to 14 ft high, Therml=Block™ TU24650 Series has dual pocket poured-and-debridged thermal break and is tested per AAMA 1503-09 and achieves U-Factor of 0.31 for thermal transmittance and frame condensation resistance factor (CRFf) of 75. Aluminum framing accommodates glass or panels up to 1 in. thick, and verticals can be steel-reinforced for performance against strong windloads. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Elio Motors Releases Body Framing and Engine Cradle Design to Suppliers for E-Series Engineering Prototype Builds

February 19, 2016

Design and engineering team meets major milestone, marches toward April 15th Material Release Date for E-1 Engineering Test Vehicles DETROIT,– Elio Motors, the startup vehicle manufacturer launching a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 MPG with a targeted base price of $6,800, today announced that it has released to its suppliers the body framing and engine cradle design for its...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Storefront Framing helps users keep to construction schedules.

January 19, 2016

Available for commercial interiors, INT45 Interior Flush Glaze Framing incorporates aluminum storefront with metal stud and drywall systems. Adapters allow INT45's frames to be installed before or after drywall while completely covering end of the stud wall and helping meet construction schedules. For facilitated and accelerated installation, perimeter trim members are pre-applied on one side of 4.5 in. frame opening. Gaskets accommodate 0.25–0.5 in. thick glass and come in black or gray. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Drywall Framing System is optimized for corrosion resistance.

July 8, 2014

Meeting needs of architects and contractors, ProSTUD® with corrosion-inhibiting DiamondPlus™ Coating complies with 2012 International Building Code®, 2012 International Residential Code®, and 2013 California and 2010 Florida Building Codes. DiamondPlus attaches to zinc-coated substrate of steel during coating process and forms permanent bond. Coating penetrates into zinc-coated substrate to fill voids, cracks and pores. In tests, product did not exhibit 3% surface rust even after 240 hr.

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Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Code Compliance Research Report from Architectural Testing Confirms ClarkDietrich's ProSTUD Drywall Framing System Meets Code Requirements

May 9, 2014

West Chester, Ohio– ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems is pleased to announce that it has received a Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR) from Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI) for its ProSTUD Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD and ProTRAK). The report, CCRR-0207, confirms the system's compliance with the 2012 International Building Code, 2012 International Residential Code and the 2013...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

One-Piece Collar frames round support columns.

November 12, 2013

Featuring one-piece design, E-Z Framing Collar eliminates need to build frame in order to finish with drywall and paneling around supports such as lolly columns in basements or other structures. Yellow model fits both standard 3 in. and 3½ in. steel columns, while blue model works on 4 in. supports. Read More

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Vista System's Multifunctional Exterior Signage Solutions Were Recently Installed At The Barmin Clinic, Werner-Forssmann Hospital, Located Near Berlin, Germany

September 20, 2013

Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its versatile, multifunctional, exterior signage solutions to Krausch Orientierungs Systeme for installation at the Barmin Clinic, part of the Werner Forssmann Hospital in the city of Barmin, near Berlin, Germany. The client required an eye catching and durable exterior sign solutions that...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Vista System's Wayfinding Signage Solutions Were Recently Installed at NSIA Hospital, in Mali Republic, West Africa

August 13, 2013

Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its complete wayfinding signage solutions to NDIA hospital, in Mali Republic, West Africa. The client required a complete wayfinding signage system that will be easily incorporated in various hospital wards, as well as the surrounding hospital grounds. Signage solutions included wall...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Deck Framing System uses galvanized steel posts and joists.

April 30, 2013

Part of Trex Elevations® Steel Deck Framing System, Trex Elevations Deck Support Post offers preferable solution to pressure-treated lumber posts, which may warp, rot, twist, split, or decay. Fire-resistant post, available in 10 ft standard length, also offers protection against wood-boring insects. In addition, Trex Elevations Joists are available in 8–20 ft lengths in 1 ft increments, enabling contractor to construct deck to nearest foot.  Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Vista System's Easily Updateable Directory Wall Frames Were Recently Installed at Penny Market Chain of Supermarkets across Italy

February 11, 2013

Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its easily updateable Directory Wall Frames to "GRAFITALIA SNC" for installation at Penny Market chain of supermarkets across Italy. The client needed a smart signage solution that will allow him to frequently update the time schedule of the Supermarket Stores, and in the same time to...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Vista System's Modernly Designed Double Sided Pylons and Wall Frames Were Recently Installed at an Office Building of a Leading Infrastructure Company Located in Collecchio, Italy

January 21, 2013

Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its modernly designed Double Sided Pylons and Wall Frames to "MASSERA TARGHE srl" for installation at "Direzione Infrastrutture e Servizi" building of "CEDACRI SRL", a leading application, infrastructure and process outsourcing company located in Collecchio, Italy. The client required...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware

ICC-ES Updates ESR-2631 Verifying Chicago Metallic 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip Meets Code Requirements

October 11, 2012

Chicago - Chicago Metallic Corporation's 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip, which is used in ceiling grid suspension systems to stabilize main and cross tees at the perimeter, now is recognized under ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) Evaluation Report No. 2631 (ESR-2631). This report is available at www.icc-es.org. A link to ESR-2631, product performance data and other resources are available at...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Vista System's Durable and Neatly Designed Brochure Stand, Suspended Signs and Wall Frames were Recently Installed at BBVA Bank Montevideo, Located in Montevideo, Uruguay

June 14, 2012

Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its durable and eye catching Brochure Stands, Suspended Signs and Wall Frames to "Sertec-Comunicacion Visual" for installation at BBVA Bank Montevideo, located in Montevideo, Uruguay. The client required a signage solution for labeling offices, directing visitors and displaying advertising...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Hydro Aluminum Provides Support Structures for Largest CPV Solar Plant in Latin America

April 20, 2012

LINTHICUM, Md. - A precision-extruded aluminum framing system manufactured by Hydro has been installed at a 500-kilowatt electric generation facility in Durango, Mexico, the largest concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar facility in Latin America. Located about 550 miles north of Mexico City, the Durango site is already designated to expand to 10 megawatts total capacity in the near future. The...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Precision-Extruded Aluminum Framing System Installed in Durango, Mexico

March 23, 2012

A precision-extruded aluminum framing system manufactured by Hydro has been installed at a 500-kilowatt electric generation facility in Durango, Mexico, the largest concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar facility in Latin America. Located about 550 miles north of Mexico City, the Durango site is already designated to expand to 10 megawatts total capacity in the near future. The solar plant...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Atlas Tube Partners with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products, to Bring Jumbo HSS Products to North America

March 5, 2012

Atlas Tube Partners With Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products, to Bring Jumbo HSS Products to North America CHICAGO, - Atlas Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, announced today that it has partnered with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products Co., Ltd. (NSMP) and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. to supply Jumbo Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) to the North American market. The "Jumbo" HSS sizes, which were...Read More

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Vista System's Elegant Corporate Branding Signs Were Recently Installed at \"UIF\" Head Office Building, Located in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

September 23, 2011

Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its elegant corporate branding signs to "Front Seat", for installation at "UIF" - (Unemployment Insurance Fund) head office building, located In Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. The client required an elegant and flexible indoor and outdoor sign system to identify the head office building....Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

ViperStud Optimized to Meet the New SSMA Criteria or Non Structural Studs and IBC 2009

September 22, 2011

MENTOR, Ohio - MarinoWARE, CEMCO & Telling announced today that ViperStud has been optimized for compliance to meet the new criteria of the SSMA Non Structural Code Compliance Program and the IBC 2009. ViperStud has completed the technical review process with the third-party review organization, Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI), and is now entering the inspection phase of the certification...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Alcoa Kawneer Products Featured on Award Winning Art Gallery of Alberta

September 20, 2011

NEW YORK - A range of architectural aluminum products from Alcoa's (NYSE: AA) Kawneer business were used in the design and construction of the new Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada, recently recognized by Metal Architecture with the Grand Award in its 2011 Metal Architecture Design Awards. Kawneer curtain wall, entrances, skylight and framing systems are featured on the 84,000-square-foot building...Read More