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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 »


Discover Why CLP Systems is the #1 Threaded Rod Tie-down System in North America

A continuous load path system is critical to the structural integrity of wood frame buildings, protecting the individuals and families inside during high wind and seismic events. The CLP Rod System transfers lateral and vertical forces to the foundation preventing shear wall overturning and wind uplift. The recent increase of multi-story wood construction has created… Read more »


CLP Systems Attending the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Wood Solutions Fair

CLP Systems will be attending the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Wood Solutions Fair on October 13th, 2016. The fair will be taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Dave Cochran and Andy Owens, P.E. will be representing CLP Systems. Wood Solutions Fairs are FREE multi-faceted, day-long educational events on the use of wood in… Read more »


A Framer’s Perspective on Innovative Framing

by George Hull, NFC Steering Committee Using material efficiently is the cornerstone of what the structural building component industry is now calling innovative framing. Buildings are getting increasingly more complex and customers want spans unachievable through traditional span tables. It takes a creative approach to using material to meet our customer’s needs, while still providing… Read more »