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Steel Dynamics Named One of World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fortune named Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies. Steel Dynamics ranked No. 1 within the metals industry. “We are honored by this recognition,” said Mark D. Millett, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our recognition is testimony to the extraordinary passion… Read more »

The 5 Most Common Epoxy Anchoring Mistakes

In today’s market, many general contractors shy away from cast-in-place and embed plate anchoring solutions due to the cost and time it takes to install. These anchoring solutions can cause many frustrations on wood frame projects that delay construction timelines. To overcome these installation variables, general contractors and framers have increasingly looked to drill and epoxy… Read more »

CLP Welcomes Coleman Beasley The Engineering Team!

CLP welcomes Coleman Beasley to our engineering team! Coleman graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a BS in Civil Engineering, where he completed two successful internships with MD Henry Company and CLP Systems. Coleman was drawn to the engineering and construction industry because he always loved math and science. However, through his… Read more »

Don’t Want This to Happen to You? We Got your Back on Concrete Anchors!

  Did you know that getting the CLP team involved early-on in your project can save you both time and money? It’s our business to help you reach project success, and the sooner we get involved means less work and worry on your end. We spent some time talking with our engineers learning the various… Read more »

Are you using the right compression posts? Find out with these 3 tips.

Are you using the right compression posts for your project? Are you picking compression posts for your multi-level wood-frame project using a catalog? You’re not alone. Many look to these catalog tables to find the minimum required thickness for compression posts without considering the wood species or wall height. Typically, conventional catalog tables only give… Read more »

4 Surprising Benefits of Wood Structures

4 Surprising Benefits of Wood Structures There is no doubt that wood is making a comeback in multi-story developments. More and more architects are developing cutting-edge, massive, multi-story structures with one of nature’s most abundant materials. Let’s take a deeper look at some of the benefits of an all-wood structure. ThinkWood provided a list of… Read more »

Is Wood the Material of the Future? The Future of Multi-Story Wood Buildings.

  Is wood the material of the future? With societal trends favoring not just natural products, but natural spaces, more and more architects are looking for new ways to bring the outdoors in. Creating massive structures out of one of the Earth’s most natural and iconic elements, wood, architects and developers are catering to these… Read more »

Truck Shortages Still Hurting Metal Markets

  This content was originally produced by Millicent Dent at American Metal Market. Click to link back to publishers website.  Metal markets still squeezed by trucking woes Apr 06, 2018 | 03:59 PM | Millicent Dent NEW YORK — Tight capacity and higher costs in the US freight market are likely to continue until the end… Read more »