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Top 5 Trends in 2017

The frenzy of urbanization and rise in multi-family apartments across the U.S. set new records in 2016. The industry pushed developers and engineers to construct innovative apartment structures to accommodate market demands and forever change the competitive landscape in multi-family development. As an industry, we have seen elevated post tension slabs increase the return on… Read more »





67% of 5 Story Wood Frame Multi-Residential Projects Are Specified with Continuous Rod Systems

Structural engineers continue to adopt and replace conventional holdowns with continuous rod systems in wood frame multi-family projects. With recent urbanization, increase in levels and larger slab loads – construction has experienced higher demands on product capabilities and budgets. Engineers seeking different approaches on the tie-down scope specified continuous rod systems on 67% of 5… Read more »


Triple Your Holdown Capacities with Threaded Rod Systems

Conventional tie-down hardware no longer meets all the demands of modern wood frame construction. With recent urbanization, increase in levels and larger slab loads – construction is experiencing higher demands on budgets, product capabilities, deadlines and skilled labor. If you are an engineer, general contractor or framer, you need a different approach on the tie-down… Read more »


CLP Systems Attending the 2016 Central Florida Wood Solutions Fair

CLP Systems will be attending the 2016 Central Florida Wood Solutions Fair on November 2nd, 2016. The show will be taking place at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL. Jeff Lavaty and Andy Owens, P.E. will be representing CLP and will be there to answer any questions you have about the CLP System. Wood… Read more »


Top 5 Reasons to Install Rod Tie-Downs in Wood Frame Buildings

Conventional tie-down hardware no longer meets all the demands of modern wood frame construction. With recent urbanization, increase in levels, and larger slab loads – construction is experiencing higher demands on budgets, product capabilities, deadlines, and skilled labor. If you are an engineer, general contractor or framer, you need a different approach on the tie-down… Read more »


Growing Compliance

by George Hull, NFC Steering Committee Safety pays. In the past 30 years, my commitment to safety has led to lower insurance costs, OSHA inspections without fines and repeat customers for Hull & Associates. Having a safe jobsite did not come easily. It required changing the framing culture and my framers’ perceptions about their value… Read more »


CLP Systems Attending the Building Component Manufacturers Conference

CLP Systems will be attending the Building Component Manufactures Conference on October 18th-21st. The conference will be taking place at the Knoxville Convention Exhibition Center. Be sure to stop by booth #530 to meet our sales representatives Brent Bumgarner and Andy Owens, P.E. The Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC) has become a trusted venue for… Read more »