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The Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) 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.
Market Data Report and Analysis on Cold-Formed Steel Framing Now Available

SFIA and noted market analyst, the Thompson Research Group, have released a new report providing a quarterly, industry-wide statistical summary of the volume of steel used by cold-formed steel manufacturers in the production of structural studs and nonstructural studs.   The data in the reports is drawn from a survey of manufacturers representing a minimum of 85% of tons of cold-formed steel manufactured for construction markets.  The new reports are available in two formats, including data only, and data with analysis and the Thompson Research Group Leading Indicator.  The reports can be accessed by clicking on the link, below. 

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New Case Study - Money in the Bank

Credit Union’s switch from wood to noncombustible cold-formed steel trusses saves $40,000. Pre-fabricated components cuts weeks off delivery times, and the precision of cold-formed steel makes installation at the DATCU Headquarters was simple and quick.


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Look for the SFIA Label and Buy With Confidence!

Only products that have undergone independent, third-party inspections of materials, coating and manufacturing tolerances can bear the SFIA Certified Cold-Formed Steel Connector label - the only industry program to provide this level of confidence.  Look for SFIA Certified products from the following companies:

                                      



Before the "Certified" label goes on, the stud and track manufactured by an SFIA member, you have the assurance that their products have passed physical tests for mechanical properties, coatings, and manufactured dimensions.  In addition, the SFIA program is unlike any other in the market because it has the oversight of industry peers, including suppliers/distributors, contractors, and manufacturers.  This, and the standard of quality set by the program, are reasons why it is the only Code Compliance Certification Program endorsed by the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries.

Look for SFIA Certified stud and track from the following companies:

         
              
                        
                                    
                    
        
          
                              
                               
              
        
       
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