July 9, 2018 - West Chester, Ohio - ClarkDietrich is pleased to announce that its BackerBead® vinyl accessory product has passed testing under ASTM E-331 Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference. This test method determines the resistance to water penetration for exterior windows, curtain walls, skylights, and doors when
June 26, 2018 - West Chester, Ohio - ClarkDietrich is excited to announce new user-friendly enhancements to its industry-leading ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System. ProSTUD steel framing components will now come standard with ClarkDietrich’s new Smart Edge technology. This product enhancement reduces the risks of cuts and scrapes during handling and installation by replacing the slit edge with a smooth, easy-to-handle rounded edge.
The ClarkDietrich Pony Wall is intended to support out-of-plane loading of cantilevered partial wall systems that are unsupported at the top track. Out-of-plane loads are transferred to the floor system through the base-plate, which is welded to the Pony Wall stud member.
June 25, 2018 - West Chester, OH – ClarkDietrich is again a proud partner of the SkillsUSA Championships, a 2-day event that pits the nation’s top technical students against each other in more than 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. ClarkDietrich will support the Carpentry and Teamworks competitions through a donation of its ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System, clips and structural framing systems.
June 19, 2018 - West Chester, OH - ClarkDietrich Engineering Services has been recognized for its design expertise with a first-place award in the Design Excellence category (Residential Division) from the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI). Since 2013, the annual CFSEI awards have acknowledged outstanding achievements in creative design, technical innovation and best practices in the use of cold-formed steel.
West Chester, Ohio - For years ClarkDietrich’s Heavy-Duty Stud or HDS® Framing System had been used successfully as a high-performance stud for headers and jambs. Recently, however, Panel Systems, Inc., of Woodbridge, Virginia, and ProBuild Gypsum, LLC, of Jessup, Maryland, saw broader potential for the high-capacity stud framing system.
ClarkDietrich Drift Head-of-wall clips are used in deflection conditions for in-fill curtain wall assemblies and/or interior nonload-bearing partitions to provide for both vertical (deflection) and lateral (drift) movement. These clips are used in place of, or in combination with, deflection track.
ClarkDietrich® Building Systems, the longtime industry leader in steel construction products and services, has announced the availability of new Revit content and BIM configuration tools for architects, designers, and other building professionals through a partnership with BIMsmith®, a leading cloud platform for building product research and selection.
Bill Courtney Receives Prestigious Award from AD Building Materials
Bill Courtney was recently honored as this year’s recipient of the Order of the Wolf Award from AD Building Materials. The company, which was previously known as AMAROK, derives from the Inuit name for wolf. The Order of the Wolf Award recognizes recipients that are defined as strong, persevering, passionate, independent, impactful and beneficial to the industry at large.
ClarkDietrich Stands Out in a Crowd at the 2018 INTEX Expo and AWCI’s Annual Convention
At this years’ INTEX Expo and AWCI’s Annual Convention, ClarkDietrich Building Systems continued its winning ways by receiving three AWCI Excellence in Construction Quality Awards. The coveted award recognizes excellence in construction quality in complicated and challenging projects, and is awarded to a team of AWCI members.