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Product Specs That Take the Art Out of Expert Interior Finishing

As architects and designers increasingly incorporate open-plan spaces and dramatic lighting into their plans, it becomes more important than ever to consider how the wall finish will affect the desired result. A smooth finish is absolutely crucial wherever plans call for large uninterrupted...

Q&A with Chuck Murtha

As a Contractor Specialty Representative for ClarkDietrich, Chuck Murtha’s days revolve around solving construction challenges and delivering peace of mind to his customers. Having worked in the drywall finishing industry for more than 30 years, Chuck is able to lead by example and brings a wealth...

More time for the things that matter to you

That’s what you get from ClarkDietrich. And that’s the message we’ll be communicating in a number of ways moving forward. Inspired by the different off-the-clock passions of our many unique customers, our latest campaign has a simple focus: completing top-quality jobs with fewer man-hours, steps...

Creating Safely Productive Jobsites With ClarkDietrich Framing and Finishing Systems

As the world continues to navigate challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining social distance on a construction site is an important way to keep workers safe and ensure work remains on schedule. Yet when projects require more than one set of hands it can often be difficult to...

New UL Listing Reveals ClarkDietrich BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™ as Sole Option For Head of Wall Joint Systems Without the Need For Castle Cuts or Sealants

West Chester, Ohio –  December 10, 2020 - A new UL listing report shows that fire-rated head-of-wall framing projects that utilize ClarkDietrich’s trusted BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™ just got a whole lot easier. The UL listing has provided a revised installation method for BlazeFrame RipTRAK in fluted...

New 360TRAK™ From ClarkDietrich Helps Framing Contractors Simplify Sweeping Curved Designs

West Chester, Ohio - November 10, 2020 – Adding to its vast catalog of cold-formed steel framing solutions, ClarkDietrich is giving contractors greater freedom to construct intricately curved ceilings, walls and bulkheads with its new 360TRAK™. In addition to opening up the design playbook,...

New Universal Bypass Clip from ClarkDietrich Offers Two-In-One Rigid and Deflection Connection to Exterior Curtain Walls

West Chester, Ohio - August 4, 2020 – ClarkDietrich is expanding its ClipExpress portfolio with a new Universal Bypass Clip, giving contractors a singular solution for attaching exterior curtain wall studs to the building structure whether the design calls for a deflection connection for vertical...

ClarkDietrich Expands Family of Pony Wall Products with New Lighter Gauge Option

Pony Wall Lite solves a variety of familiar challenges for dealers and contractors with lighter plate West Chester, OH - July 7, 2020 - ClarkDietrich is giving contractors and dealers more options for partial wall framing, expanding its line of popular Pony Wall products to include a new, lighter...

ClarkDietrich’s Clip Express Launches Online Ordering for Dealers

Express Connect™ allows a personalized shopping experience for ClarkDietrich’s lineup of clips and connectors West Chester, Ohio – June 24, 2020 - Dealers nationwide will soon be able to order any ClarkDietrich clip or connector product with the click of a button through the new Express Connect...

ClarkDietrich Adds New Option for Passive Fire Protection With BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™

West Chester, Ohio - June 24, 2020 – ClarkDietrich is giving building professionals yet another option for constructing fire-rated head of wall joint systems with BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™, the latest addition to the company’s BlazeFrame Fire Stop product line. BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a UL-approved...

From Helicopters to Hydraulics: ClarkDietrich Helps Sgt. Jeff Dozier Successfully Balance Military Duties With Career Success

West Chester, Ohio - May 20, 2020 - This year marks the fifth consecutive year that ClarkDietrich has been named a Military-Friendly® and/or a Military Spouse Friendly® Employer. Far from generic monikers, these prestigious designations recognize companies that emphasize recruiting and retaining...

INTEX Expo Reconstructed Solutions Showcase: BIM & Digital Tools

Original broadcast date May 12, 2020. Part of AWCI's Convention & INTEX Expo Reconstructed, "BIM & Digital Tools You Need to Embrace" was presented by ClarkDietrich’s Mike Murzyn and takes a quick look at BIM and online tools, and how contractors are leveraging those tools on today’s...

Communication Key to Overcoming COVID-19 Obstacles, ClarkDietrich Finds

West Chester, Ohio - May 5, 2020 - Even in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders from ClarkDietrich’s Operations, Human Resources and Executive teams recognized the need to prepare plans to meet the challenges the pandemic would pose. No one could have predicted the global impact of...

ClarkDietrich Launches Redesigned, Fully-integrated Website

West Chester, Ohio - April 8, 2020 - Contractors, engineers and architects now have a single online source for product information on steel framing and drywall finishing products with the launch of the redesigned ClarkDietrich website. Most notably, the website now includes the full integration of...

COVID-19 UPDATE

West Chester, Ohio - July 17, 2020 ClarkDietrich is following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assure our employees and their families, as well as our customers and vendor partners, are safe while we navigate the challenges brought to us by the Coronavirus (...

Q&A with Brett Hironimus

Q&A with Brett Hironimus: We aim to be the easy button for our customers. Director of Sales Brett Hironimus has nearly 19 years of experience leading sales teams for Clip Express, while also playing a crucial role in introducing new products to market. Driven by a customer-first mentality,...

ClarkDietrich and Hadley Group Form Joint Venture to Meet Needs of the North American Roll Form Market

WARREN, OH - March 2, 2020 - The launch of CDH Custom Roll Form (CDH), a joint venture of U.S.-based ClarkDietrich and Hadley Group, a global organization headquartered in the U.K, is being announced today. With offices and manufacturing facilities expected to be fully operational by June 1 in...

Visit us a the NAHB IBS 2020 Annual Show in Las Vegas, January 21-23

2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) The NAHB International Builders’ Show is the home building industry’s premier event. Only at IBS can you connect with thousands of your home building peers, industry experts and manufacturers to exchange ideas, discuss challenges and access real...

Is There a Business Case for Sustainability?

“Do manufacturers engage in sustainable practices for the right reasons or because they think it’s what the architect wants?” This was the question posed by an emerging professional to the construction industry who works as a specification writer for an independent consulting firm. Like most things...

ClarkDietrich Earns Stripes as Military Spouse Friendly Employer

For years, Aundra Oliver strung together temporary jobs while his wife Harriette was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, and often wasn’t able to find work at all due to the couple’s frequent relocations. It was a sacrifice common among military spouses, and a necessary one to support Harriette’s...