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The Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) is dedicated to expanding the market for cold-formed steel in construction through programs and initiatives that Promote the use of cold formed steel framing as a sustainable and cost-effective solution, Advocate the development and acceptance of favorable code provisions, Educate members with reliable data and other critical information that is essential to effective business planning, and create a positive environment for Innovation.
2017 Outlook for Cold-Formed Steel Framing and Related Products

In a forecast prepared for the Steel Framing Industry Association, Kathryn Thompson, Thompson Research Group, gives reason for optimism in the coming years.This year’s survey indicates an overall positive outlook for 2017,” Thompson said. “In addition, the infrastructure dollars related to a potential federal stimulus plan would provide upside to 2018 and 2019. Based on our prior experience, those dollars would likely start flowing in a more meaningful way by mid-2018.”

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New Case Study - Modern Marvel

Cold-formed steel framing proves to be the perfect wall system for manufacturing plant expansion, giving the architect the freedom needed for a light, open design and saving the owner $2.50 per sq. ft. versus masonry construction.

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Look for the SFIA Label and Buy With Confidence!

Only products that have undergone independent, third-party inspections of materials, coating and manufacturing tolerances can bear the SFIA Certified Cold-Formed Steel Connector label - the only industry program to provide this level of confidence.  Look for SFIA Certified products from the following companies:

                                      



Before the "Certified" label goes on, the stud and track manufactured by an SFIA member, you have the assurance that their products have passed physical tests for mechanical properties, coatings, and manufactured dimensions.  In addition, the SFIA program is unlike any other in the market because it has the oversight of industry peers, including suppliers/distributors, contractors, and manufacturers.  This, and the standard of quality set by the program, are reasons why it is the only Code Compliance Certification Program endorsed by the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries.

Look for SFIA Certified stud and track from the following companies:

          
              
                        
                            
                    
    
                              
                               
              
        
       
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