ClarkDietrich Launches New Interactive Tools & Web Site for Building and Design Community

December 8, 2011 — West Chester, Ohio - ClarkDietrich Introduces New Support Tools Highlighted by Newly-Designed Website with Mobile Accessibility for Product Selection and Submittal.

ClarkDietrich Building Systems is proud to announce the launch of its newly-designed website at www.clarkdietrich.com. The website, which includes the industry’s largest selection of steel framing products, features increased functionality, easy navigation and streamlined access to SubmittalPro®, the leading submittal generator and product data resource.

The site also includes an extensive range of support tools such as multiple interactive BIM systems, eight AIA-approved continuing education courses, CAD framing details and access to LEED® request forms. In addition, the newly added Support Document Library provides users with tools to easily specify and submit ClarkDietrich products. This extensive library contains product certification letters, material safety data sheets, evaluation service reports and other documentation requested during the submittal process.

As part of the site, ClarkDietrich also launched iProSTUD.com, a mobile version of the website that allows users to quickly view ProSTUD data, calculate ProSTUD limiting heights and email final submittal documents directly from a smartphone. “The new website was designed to be a true user-friendly resource for those involved in cold formed steel framing design and product selection. From architects and specifiers, to distributors, general contractors and installers in the field, the site has something for everyone in the industry,” said Terry Westerman, vice president of marketing, ClarkDietrich Building Systems.

The site also provides up-to-date information from ClarkDietrich Engineering Services (CDES). CDES offers BIM coordination and engineering design services for cold-formed steel framing to architects, general contractors and subcontractors. BIM coordination includes assisting with clash avoidance, collaborating with other trades, creating 3D visuals, providing detailed documentation/shop drawings that include wall elevations, sections and plan views, and other customized BIM services.

About ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems
ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems is the leading manufacturer of a full line of drywall studs and accessories, structural studs and joists, metal lath and accessories, shaft wall studs and track, interior finishing products, and connectors and accessories for commercial and residential construction. Quality manufacturing, a full-line offering, national distribution, engineering services and responsive customer service position ClarkDietrich Building Systems as the largest and fastest growing manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing in North America. Clarkwestern Dietrich Building Systems is a 75/25 joint venture with Marubeni-Itochu Steel America Inc. (MISA) and Worthington Industries, Inc. For more information, visit www.clarkdietrich.com.


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