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ClarkDietrich Receives Top Recognition as Military Friendly Company

October 11, 2021 - West Chester, Ohio - When regional controller Michael Cerni interviewed for his first position with ClarkDietrich more than seven years ago, it was his military experience that set him apart from other candidates. An Air Force veteran who logged more than 2,400 flight hours and 1...

“Conversations With ClarkDietrich” Series Launches With Head-of-Wall Session at MAREK

October 25, 2021 - West Chester, Ohio - New Education Series Open to Architect and Design Firms Interested in Learning More About Steel Framing Solutions That Save Time and Money. A leading supplier of cold-formed steel framing products and accessories, ClarkDietrich has launched a new...

Construction Inclusion Week Seeks to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Industry

From October 18-22, ClarkDietrich will join leading contractors and suppliers in observing Construction Inclusion Week. In its inaugural year, Construction Inclusion Week is an industry-wide awareness effort to create safe spaces for difficult conversations, provide educational insights, and to...

Manufacturing Day Recognizes Importance of Manufacturing to Communities Big and Small

On Friday, October 1, ClarkDietrich will pay tribute to the important role manufacturers play in our communities as part of Manufacturing Day. As the largest manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing in North America, ClarkDietrich employs well over 1,000 people across its 14 plants. In...

Bracing Wall Studs and Floor Joists Now Made Quick and Easy with New Coil Strapping

New commercial-grade coil strapping comes standard with pre-punched holes for efficient installation in a variety of bracing, bridging or tension strapping applications West Chester, Ohio - September 21, 2021 – Adding to its industry-leading lineup of clips and connectors, ClarkDietrich now offers...

ClarkDietrich Honors Team Member Bob Myers with this Year’s Foundation Award

ClarkDietrich is proud to honor this year’s recipient of the Foundation Award, Bob Myers, for his endless dedication to the company and its employees. The Foundation Award is the company’s highest honor and recognizes people who truly exemplify the company values and make the workplace a better...

ClarkDietrich Engineering Group Wins Awards from CFSEI

September 1, 2021 – The ClarkDietrich Engineering Group were the proud recipients of three awards from the Cold-Formed Steel Engineering Institute (CFSEI). The annual CFSEI Design Excellence and Creative Detail awards honors projects that exemplify excellence in the structural design of new or...

New E-Screen Rainscreen Brings Effective Moisture Management to Exterior Finishing Systems

West Chester, Ohio - July 22, 2021 – ClarkDietrich is adding a new solution to help contractors and builders address moisture management and drainage in exterior wall assemblies with the introduction of E-Screen, a polypropylene entangled mesh rainscreen drainage mat. E-Screen is available in 6mm...

ClarkDietrich Grows Fire-Rated Head-of-Wall Product Line With New UltraBEAD

Newly Updated Website Taxonomy Simplifies Head-of-Wall Product Selection West Chester, Ohio - July 7, 2021 – ClarkDietrich has expanded its family of head-of-wall products with the addition of UltraBEAD, a smoke, fire and sound-rated bead that gives architects and specifiers an efficient, high-...

STUCCO LIVE! Demo Event at World of Concrete Expo on ClarkDietrich® Easy Embedment System™ (EES)

Demo Event at World of Concrete Expo Offers Wet Wall Contractors Hands-On Introduction to ClarkDietrich® Easy Embedment System™ (EES) ClarkDietrich® will give exterior wet wall contractors an up-close look at how its Easy Embedment System™ can solve a number of installation challenges during the...

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...