September 22nd, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio – ClarkDietrich Building Systems today announced that its FastClip™ Slide clips and Extended FastClip Slide clips have achieved the Steel Framing Industry Association’s (SFIA) certification for manufacturing compliance. This designation certifies that ClarkDietrich’s clip and connector products bearing the SFIA compliance label are manufactured in accordance with an approved quality control program set forth by the associated.
“Receiving this certification from the SFIA underscores our commitment to providing the building community with products that are manufactured under strict guidelines for quality and high performance on the jobsite,” Terry Westerman, vice president of marketing, ClarkDietrich Building Systems.
Manufacturers that participate in the SFIA program, titled MANUFACTURING COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM for Connectors for Cold-Formed Steel Construction, agree to comply with program requirements that govern the materials used to produce the connectors, protection against corrosion, manufacturing tolerances and marking requirements. A third-party administrator audits each manufacturing facility twice a year to ensure these standards are maintained.
With a 40-year reputation for quality manufacturing, ClarkDietrich Building Systems offers one of the the world’s largest selection of steel framing and finishing products. The company offers 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. ClarkDietrich cold-formed steel products are available nationwide and are precision manufactured from corrosion-resistant galvanized steel.
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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 manufacturer of light gauge 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.