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CDT Certified Staff Continues to Grow at ClarkDietrich, Along With Company’s Support of the Industry Designation

The Construction Specifications Institute’s Construction Documents Technology (CDT®) program has provided training in construction documentation for architects, contractors, contract administrators, specifiers, and manufacturers’ representatives for decades. By being able to understand and...

Newly Integrated ClarkDietrich Brand to Make Public Debut at INTEX Expo

Wall and ceiling contractors and distributors will get their first look at the newly integrated ClarkDietrich brand at this year’s INTEX Expo, April 25-26 in National Harbor, Maryland. The industry trade show will be the first time ClarkDietrich (Booth #701) will showcase the full spectrum of its...

ClarkDietrich Engineering Services Takes Flight at Houston’s Hobby Airport

Just outside the city limits of Houston, Texas, William P. Hobby Airport originated as the city’s first and only commercial airport. This title held strong until 1969 when the George Bush Intercontinental Airport opened its doors to the Houston public. Hobby Airport then became the secondary...

ClarkDietrich Finishing Products to be Featured in The New American Homes During 2019 International Builders’ Show

West Chester, Ohio - January 28, 2019 - ClarkDietrich is excited to announce that several products from its finishing products group will be used in the construction of The New American Home® and The New American RemodelTM projects that will be showcased during the 2019 International Builders’ Show...

Bike Ministry Teaches the Value of Hard Work to At-Risk Youth

Longtime ClarkDietrich employee Chris Hauer, regional controller, recently returned from a year and a half sabbatical during which he devoted himself fully to his mission work in Hamilton, Ohio, a city just 20 minutes away from the corporate office. Specifically, it was a desire to mentor and...

ClarkDietrich Expands Vinyl Product Line with New E-Flange Control Joint

West Chester, Ohio - January 7, 2019 - ClarkDietrich recently announced the addition of its new E-Flange Control Joint to their vinyl product line. The patent-pending E-Flange features a unique raised flange design that provides 80 percent more stucco embedment than standard "flat flange" profiles...

Why Passive Fire Protection is Critical to Commercial Construction Plans

By: GREGG STAHL, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, ClarkDietrich When protecting commercial and multi-family buildings, where occupant rates range into the hundreds and cost millions to rebuild, fire protection tops the priority list of concerns for builders, owners and facility managers. It’s...

ClarkDietrich Begins Integration of Vinyl Corp. and Strait-Flex into Corporate Brand Identity

West Chester, OH - October 1, 2018 - ClarkDietrich, the construction industry’s largest manufacturer of steel framing products and services, today announced that its Vinyl Corp. and Strait-Flex divisions will be fully integrated into the ClarkDietrich corporate brand identity. The Vinyl Corp....

ClarkDietrich Earns 2019 Military Friendly® Employer Designation

West Chester, OH - August 10, 2018 — ClarkDietrich announced today that it has earned the 2019 Military Friendly® Employer. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 200 companies...

ClarkDietrich Engineering Services Teams With U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Barracks Project in Southern California

Building Owner: U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers Architect: SVA Architects, Inc. Structural Project Engineer: McClure Engineering Company CFS Specialty Engineer: ClarkDietrich Engineering Services CFS Specialty Contractor: SWI Finishing The AIT Barracks facility in Monterey, CA is a $56...

ClarkDietrich Acquires 50 Percent Ownership Stake in Structa Wire Corp

August 2, 2018 - West Chester, OH – ClarkDietrich, the largest manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing construction products in North America, announced today that the company has acquired 50 percent ownership interest in Structa Wire Corp, a manufacturer of high-performance welded wire products...

ClarkDietrich Adds Pony Wall Connector to its Industry-Leading Lineup of Clips and Connections

July 26, 2018 - West Chester, OH – ClarkDietrich recently announced the launch of its Pony Wall, a new partial wall framing connection that helps eliminate on-site fabrication and load-size guesswork. As the latest addition to ClarkDietrich’s Clip Express, the Pony Wall is designed to support out-...

ClarkDietrich Honors Team Member Fred Bennett With This Year's Foundation Award

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

BackerBead® from ClarkDietrich Passes ASTM E-331 Testing

July 9, 2018 - West Chester, Ohio - ClarkDietrich is pleased to announce that its BackerBead® vinyl accessory product has passed testing under ASTM E-331 Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference. ...

ClarkDietrich Continues Commitment to Innovation, Launches ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System with Smart Edge Technology

June 26, 2018 - West Chester, Ohio - ClarkDietrich is excited to announce new user-friendly enhancements to its industry-leading ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System. ProSTUD steel framing components will now come standard with ClarkDietrich’s new Smart Edge technology. This product enhancement reduces...

ClarkDietrich Continues Long-Time Commitment to SkillsUSA, Donates Steel Framing for 2018 National Championships

June 25, 2018 - West Chester, OH – ClarkDietrich is again a proud partner of the SkillsUSA Championships, a 2-day event that pits the nation’s top technical students against each other in more than 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. ClarkDietrich will support the Carpentry and...

ClarkDietrich Receives First-Place Award for Design Excellence from Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute

June 19, 2018 - West Chester, OH - ClarkDietrich Engineering Services has been recognized for its design expertise with a first-place award in the Design Excellence category (Residential Division) from the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI). Since 2013, the annual CFSEI awards have...
Dalian on the Park

HDS® Framing System Takes Dalian on the Park to New Heights

West Chester, Ohio - For years ClarkDietrich’s Heavy-Duty Stud or HDS® Framing System had been used successfully as a high-performance stud for headers and jambs. Recently, however, Panel Systems, Inc., of Woodbridge, Virginia, and ProBuild Gypsum, LLC, of Jessup, Maryland, saw broader potential...

ClarkDietrich Announces New Revit Content and BIM Tools for Building Professionals

ClarkDietrich® Building Systems, the longtime industry leader in steel construction products and services, has announced the availability of new Revit content and BIM configuration tools for architects, designers, and other building professionals through a partnership with BIMsmith®, a leading...

Bill Courtney Receives Prestigious Award from AD Building Materials

Bill Courtney Receives Prestigious Award from AD Building Materials Bill Courtney was recently honored as this year’s recipient of the Order of the Wolf Award from AD Building Materials. The company, which was previously known as AMAROK, derives from the Inuit name for wolf. The Order of the...