Steel Framing Industry Association

SFIA Members Elect 2014 Board of Directors

The Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) has announced the election of its new board of directors and officers for 2014.  "The composition of this year's board of directors is a clear reflection of the SFIA’s collaborative approach to fulfilling its mission to grow the market for cold-formed steel," said SFIA President Bill Courtney.

White Paper: Downgrade of Design Values for Southern Yellow Pine Increases Costs by 5% or More

The Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) has released a new detailed analysis of the impact in the construction industry of the recent reduction of structural values for Southern Yellow Pine—one of the most commonly used species of wood used for framing.

The white paper takes a close-up look at what the downgrading means in real terms for the wood industry, builders, and for cold-formed steel in particular.  Download the full report here.

Leading Economist Offers 2014 Forecast for Construction and Cold-Formed Steel

The Steel Framing Industry Association will host one of the construction industry’s leading market observers as he presents a detailed look at the year ahead in SFIA's newest webinar, Forecasting  2014: Construction and Cold-Formed Steel.

The webinar will be held Nov. 19, 2013 at 2 p.m. (EST). Contact Emma@steelframingassociation.org for more information, or register click here.

What is SFIA?

The Steel Framing Industry Association is dedicated to expanding the market for cold-formed steel in construction through programs and initiatives that Promote the use of cold formed steel framing as a sustainable and cost-effective solution, Advocate the development and acceptance of favorable code provisions, Educate members with reliable data and other critical information that is essential to effective business planning, and create a positive environment for Innovation.