Ralph Ruggero Named ClarkDietrich Building Systems Salesperson of the Year

Ralph Ruggero has been named 2016 Salesperson of the Year for ClarkDietrich Building Systems.

Ruggero, whose sales area includes parts of New York and New Jersey, has a reputation for being a strong advocate for his customers. His expertise in cold-formed steel framing has helped place the enduring strength of ClarkDietrich materials in some of the world’s tallest and most acclaimed buildings.

ClarkDietrich Continues to Drive the Success of SkillsUSA Students

June 13, 2017 - West Chester, Ohio - ClarkDietrich is excited to continue its support and sponsorship of the annual SkillsUSA Championships, this year held June 21-22, in Louisville, Kentucky. ClarkDietrich is proud to provide ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System and structural framing systems for this years’ competition in two categories; Carpentry and Teamworks. 

CDBS Introduces New Drift FastClip for Exterior Curtain Walls

May 15th, 2017 - West Chester, Ohio – ClarkDietrich Building Systems today announced the addition of the new Drift FastClip Slide Clip to its industry-leading lineup of clip and connection products. Available in both 14 and 12 gauge, Drift FastClip™ attaches exterior curtain-wall studs to the building structure, while allowing for both vertical and lateral movement.

Advice for the Next Generation


By: Bill Courtney, CEO, ClarkDietrich Building Systems

The process of stepping down as CEO after 30 plus years has just begun for me, but I am already seeing the industry through a new lens these days. In attending a variety of industry functions lately, I see a lot less grey hair, and more dark hair for one. This is just one sign that the old guard is beginning to hand over the reins to the next generation.