The ClarkDietrich Drift Rail and Clip is a uniquely designed two-piece system that is used to attach curtain-wall studs to the building structure and allows for vertical and lateral movement or to be rigidly attached. The system utilizes a C-Shaped Drift Rail and distinctively designed Drift Rail Clips that rotate into position for easy installation.
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 participated in the Military Friendly® Employers portion of the 2019 Military Friendly® Companies survey.
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
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 for the lath and plaster industry.
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-of-plane loading of cantilevered partial wall systems that are unsupported at the top track.
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 experience for all. Fred is an amazing team member and so much more.
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. This test method determines the resistance to water penetration for exterior windows, curtain walls, skylights, and doors when
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 the risks of cuts and scrapes during handling and installation by replacing the slit edge with a smooth, easy-to-handle rounded edge.
The ClarkDietrich Pony Wall is intended to support out-of-plane loading of cantilevered partial wall systems that are unsupported at the top track. Out-of-plane loads are transferred to the floor system through the base-plate, which is welded to the Pony Wall stud member.