Cold-Formed Steel Was Great Yesterday, Even Better Today

May 2016

View the "Cold-Formed Steel Was Great Yesterday, Even Better Today" article in the DesignAndBuildWithMetal.com site written by Greg Ralph, Vice President of Business Development at ClarkDietrich Building Systems.

Cold-formed steel has come a long way since it was advertised for use in portable iron houses for the California Gold Rush in 1849. Its use in construction was limited back then, but it was an option nonetheless. The material, like many other aspects of modern life, evolved alongside the industrialization of North America.  

In this piece by Greg Ralph, vice president of business development at ClarkDietrich, highlights how cold-formed steel framing has evolved over the years to meet the demands of today’s sophisticated design and construction requirements.…Read the full article here