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Equipment & Products | May 2022Leveraging New Products and Software to Remain at the TopMRI Steel Framing

Equipment & Products | May 2022

Leveraging New Products and Software to Remain at the Top

MRI Steel Framing

American building product manufacturer MRI Steel Framing was founded in 2004 by its two owners, Frank Eberwein and Bill Wilson. The two had been involved extensively in the steel slitting industry and were partners in a Midwest toll processing company. MRI Steel Framing started with one light-duty roll-former capable of producing only non-structural framing members at seventy feet per minute. Very quickly, MRI realized the need for more machinery and purchased the most advanced roll forming equipment on the market to facilitate a rapidly growing customer base.

Equipment & Products | May 2022Flexible, Strong, ResilientCalhoun Super Structure

Equipment & Products | May 2022

Flexible, Strong, Resilient

Calhoun Super Structure

A family-owned Canadian enterprise founded in 1992, Calhoun Super Structure has since grown into a leading, full-service manufacturing firm specializing in fabric building engineering, production, and project management for clients across North America and beyond. Proudly in its third generation, Calhoun provides peace of mind through its trusted and knowledgeable service to a variety of businesses, homes, public works professionals, and wholesalers, supplying solutions that help them meet their varied needs.

May 2022Tim-ber!The Future of Wood in Construction

May 2022

Tim-ber!

The Future of Wood in Construction

In the midst of the post-war building boom in 1949, just when steel and concrete skyscrapers reached impossible heights, Egon Glesinger wrote The Coming Age of Wood, published by Simon & Schuster. In it he described the global importance of wood as a raw material and predicted an increased demand for it in the future. At the time, no one took notice. Now they are.

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