Barrier Mesh™ from ClarkDietrich Building Systems Takes Wall Reinforcement to the Next Level

August 4, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio — ClarkDietrich Building Systems continues its commitment to providing the most comprehensive lineup of steel framing products with the launch of Barrier Mesh™, a heavy-gauge steel mesh designed to safeguard against break-ins and breakouts across the wall system. This tough, rigid mesh is ideal for applications requiring added security, such as correctional facilities, government offices, computer rooms, retail stores and banks. 

ClarkDietrich Continues Product Innovation, Launches ProSTUD® with DiamondPlus™ Coating

June 26, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio — ClarkDietrich Building Systems, a leading manufacturer of steel framing products, today announced the launch of ProSTUD® with DiamondPlus™ Coating ⎯ the next generation of its popular ProSTUD Drywall Framing System. Building code compliant for nonstructural applications, ClarkDietrich’s newest offering combines ProSTUD’s benchmark performance with the corrosion-inhibiting properties of DiamondPlus coating, resulting in the highest performing drywall framing system in the industry. 
 

ClarkDietrich to Introduce New Steel Framing Products, BIM Software at 2014 AIA National Convention

June 26, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio — As the architectural community descends upon the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago from June 26-28th, the ClarkDietrich Building Systems exhibit (#4609) will serve as a valuable hub for architects looking to learn about the latest innovations in interior steel framing.
 

High-Performance Equivalent Coatings Offer Superior Corrosion Resistance for Steel Framing

Read the "High-Performance Equivalent Coatings Offer Superior Corrosion Resistance for Steel Framing" White Paper by ClarkDietrich Building Systems.
 

SEVERAL INDUSTRIES, INCLUDING COLD-FORMED STEEL MANUFACTURERS, have developed high-performance “EQ” coatings that meet or exceed ASTM C645 requirements for corrosion resistance equivalent to traditional G40 protective coatings for nonstructural steel. These performance coatings, applied to zinc-coated steel coils pre- and post-reduction, utilize new corrosion-inhibiting and adhesion-enhancing formulas, which greatly improve the corrosion resistance of steel framing members.

ClarkDietrich Continues Commitment to SkillsUSA, Donates Steel Framing Products for SkillsUSA Championships Competition

June 13, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio — ClarkDietrich Building Systems is again a proud sponsor of the SkillsUSA Championships, a 1-day event that pits the nation’s top technical students against each other in 99 different trade, technical and leadership fields. ClarkDietrich will support the carpentry competition through a donation of its ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System and RedHeader RO™ Rough Opening System.
 

Code Compliance Research Report from Architectural Testing Confirms ClarkDietrich’s ProSTUD® System Meets Code Requirements

May 5, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio – ClarkDietrich Building Systems is pleased to announce that it has received a Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR) from Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI) for its ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD and ProTRAK®). The report, CCRR-0207, confirms the system’s compliance with the 2012 International Building Code®, 2012 International Residential Code® and the 2013 California and 2010 Florida Building Codes.

ClarkDietrich Expands Product Offering with Acquisition of TRAKLOC®

April 27th, 2014 - West Chester, Ohio – ClarkDietrich Building Systems announced today that it has become the exclusive worldwide manufacturer of TRAKLOC® products. ClarkDietrich has acquired the machinery, equipment and intellectual property necessary to produce the TRAKLOC Steel Framing System from TSF Systems, LLC., a Sacramento-based California company.