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.
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 Teamworks competitions through a donation of its ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System, clips and structural framing systems.
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 acknowledged outstanding achievements in creative design, technical innovation and best practices in the use of cold-formed steel.
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 for the high-capacity stud framing system.
ClarkDietrich Drift Head-of-wall clips are used in deflection conditions for in-fill curtain wall assemblies and/or interior nonload-bearing partitions to provide for both vertical (deflection) and lateral (drift) movement. These clips are used in place of, or in combination with, deflection track.
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 cloud platform for building product research and selection.