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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...

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...

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...

ClarkDietrich Introduces Strait-Flex® Gold Composite Corner Bead

West Chester, Ohio - November 4, 2019 - ClarkDietrich is proud to announce the launch of Strait-Flex® Gold, a new paper-faced composite corner bead featuring a memory-free hinge that adjusts to any angle to create perfect inside and outside 90° as well as off-angle corners. Strait-Flex Gold...

New E-Flange™ Casing Bead From ClarkDietrich Helps Stucco Contractors Achieve Greater Embedment

West Chester, Ohio - September 3, 2019 - ClarkDietrich continues to integrate the innovative E-Flange™ design into its line of exterior finishing products with the addition of E-Flange Casing Bead and E-Flange Bandmaker™ Casing Bead. Casing Bead is designed to terminate stucco and plaster against...

On Point with Chris K. Little

Senior Product Manager Chris Little has nearly 20 years of experience in new product development and management and has also played an integral role in helping shape industry standards for lathing, plastering, installation of masonry and stone. He is currently a member of the ASTM C-11 Lathing and...

Project Team Specifies ClarkDietrich Framing Products to Construct New City Hall

After nearly 70 years operating out of a historic elementary school that dates back to 1910, the City of Boerne, Texas, will get its first-ever City Hall later this year. Designed by Randall Scott Architects, the three-story, 45,300-square-foot city hall will house up to 70 city employees in 10...

ClarkDietrich Receives Four AWCI Construction Excellence Awards at 2019 Annual Convention

At the 2019 INTEX Expo and AWCI Annual Convention, ClarkDietrich continued its winning ways by receiving four AWCI Excellence in Construction Quality Awards—one more than they received the year prior. The awards recognize AWCI members whose work demonstrates superior quality under challenging...

Pony Wall Connectors Offer Efficient Solution for Cleveland Dental Clinic

Set to open this summer, a new dental clinic in Cleveland, Ohio operated in partnership between Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic will give dental students a spacious, state-of-the-art environment in which to hone their craft under the supervision of faculty, while offering low-...