PRESS RELEASES

2017

  • March 23, 2017 - Steel Framing Alliance Updated "A Guide to Fire and Acoustic Data for Cold-Formed Steel Floor, Wall and Roof Assemblies" 2017 update includes 35 new assemblies
    New category recognizes innovation cold-formed steel framing details
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  • February 20, 2017 - CFSEI Updates Technical Note on the Design of Bypass Slip Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Construction
    Updated Version Replaces CFSEI Tech Note W103-11
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  • February 15, 2017 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2017 Program Through March 30
    New category recognizes innovation cold-formed steel framing details
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  • February 13, 2017 - AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports
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  • January 4, 2017 - AISI Publishes Two New S900-Series Test Standards
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2016

  • December 21, 2016 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Lessons Learned from Cold-Formed Steel Framed Mid-Rise Projects on February 23, 2017
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  • December 6, 2016 - AISI Publishes New Report on Direct Strength Prediction of Cold-Formed Steel Beam-Columns
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  • December 2, 2016 - AISI and MBMA to Host Webinar on Significant Changes to AISI S100, Cold-Formed Steel Design Specification
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  • November 17, 2016 - AISI Publishes Supplement No. 1 to S400-15 North American Standard for Seismic Design of CFS Structural Systems
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  • November 15, 2016 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Structural Versus Nonstructural Member Design on December 8, 2016
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  • November 9, 2016 - NEHRP and ATC Release New Seismic Design Technical Brief Based on AISI Standard
    Document is co-authored by AISI standards committee members
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  • November 1, 2016 - New Edition of the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members is Published
    2016 Edition supersedes all previous issues of the “Harmonized North American Standard”
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  • October 12, 2016 - CFSEI Updates Technical Note on Welding Cold-Formed Steel
    Revised Document Replaces Tech Note F140-10
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  • September 27, 2016 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Introduction to AISI S400-15, North American Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems
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  • August 31, 2016 - AISI and CFSEI Co-Sponsor Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures
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  • August 18, 2016 - AISI Announces Organizational And Leadership Changes to its Standards Council and Standards Development Committees
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  • August 3, 2016 - AISI and CFSEI Announce Kick-off of 2016-2017 International Cold-Formed Steel Building Student Design Competition
    Competition offers expanded design challenge and timeline, new rules, and professional mentors
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  • August 1, 2016 - SMDI and AISC with Industry and Academia to Establish the Steel
    Diaphragm Innovation Initiative
    New Website is launched to educate and update design professionals at http://www.steeli.org
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  • July 27, 2016 - Steel Industry Teams Up for Material Transparency
    North American steel associations show sustainability of building products with EPDs
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  • July 26, 2016 - CFSEI Announces 2016-2017 Executive Committee Members
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  • July 7, 2016 - Nabil Rahman Named As Recipient of the 2016 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award
    for Distinguished Services Award
    Award is renamed to honor a respected and beloved colleague
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  • July 6, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Updated Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design on August 11, 2016
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  • May 26, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Building Information Modeling and Cold-Formed Steel on June 2, 2016
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  • May 12, 2016 - AISI Publishes New Report on Resistance of Arc Spot Welds Loaded in Shear and Tension for Building Design and Construction
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  • April 26, 2016 - Steel Industry Releases First Environmental Product Declarations for Steel Joists and Roof/Floor Deck
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  • April 13, 2016 - CFSEI and MASFA To Host 2016 Expo in Annapolis, Maryland
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  • March 31, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Trusses
    And Blast Loads on April 21, 2016

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  • March 23, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Trusses
    And Blast Loads on April 14, 2016

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  • February 23, 2016 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Mechanical Bridging Anchorage of
    Axially Loaded Cold-Formed Steel Studs

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  • February 3, 2016 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2016 Design and Distinguised Service Awards
    Awards will recognize projects, products and distinguished individuals service
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  • January 18, 2016 - AISI Publishes S220-15, North American Standard for Cold-Formed
    Steel Framing - NonStructural Members

    New edition updates 2011 edition of AISI S220
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  • January 14, 2016 - Winners of 2015 International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design are Announced
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  • January 12, 2016 - AISI Publishes S240-15, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing
    This first edition integrates several AISI standards into one document for easier reference
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  • January 4, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar On Seismic Engineering of Cold-Formed Steel Framed
    Buildings And The CFS-NEES Effort Feb. 18, 2016
    Content is tailored to practicing structural engineers who will be the end users of
    forthcoming seismic evaluation methods, tools and specifications

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2015

    • December 16, 2015 - AISI Publishes Code of Standard Practice for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2015 Edition,
      New version updates 2011 edition of AISI S202

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    • December 8, 2015 - AISI Publishes Three S900-Series Standards
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    • November 30, 2015 - AISI Publishes S230-15, Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing - Prescriptive Method for One-and Two-Family Dwellings, 2015 Edition
      New edition supersedes AISI S230-07 with Supplements 2 and 3 (Reaffirmed 2012)
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    • November 23, 2015 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Sound Transmissions in Cold-Formed Steel Constructions on December 3, 2015
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    • October 13, 2015 - Steel Deck Institute Publishes New Edition of the Diaphragm Design Manual
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    • October 6, 2015 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Load Path Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light-Frame Construction
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    • October 1, 2015 - Steel Framing Alliance to Host Two-Day Stud University Session
      at 2015 METALCON International

      Must-Attend Educational Workshop for Architects, Builders, Contractors, Engineers, Building Inspectors and Building Trades Instructors

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  • September 23, 2015 - SMDI Announces Launch of New Website Dedicated to Using Steel for Building Construction
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  • September 8, 2015 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Lateral Systems on October 22, 2015
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  • July 30, 2015 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on PAF Developments in Cold-Formed Steel on August 27, 2015
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  • June 9, 2015 - AISI Announces Public Review and Comment Period for Cold-Formed Steel Design and Test Standards
    Includes New Standards AISI S240, S400, S915 and S916 and Revised Edition Standards AISI S220, S230, S310 and S914
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  • June 4, 2015 - AISI to Co-Sponsor 24th Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures
    Biennial course to be held October 27-29, 2015 in St. Louis, MO
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  • June 3, 2015 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Framing Connection Design on June 25, 2015
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  • May 27, 2015 - CFSEI Names Bill Babich, P.E., as Distinguished Service Award Winner
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  • May 27, 2015 - CFSEI Announces 2015 Design Excellence Award Winners
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  • May 5, 2015 - 2015 International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design Kicks Off
    AISI and CFSEI CO-sponsor the annual competition, now in its fifth year  More ...
  • May 1, 2015 - All Steel Framing Sessions Being Offered at 2015 CFSEI Expo are Eligible for FBPE Continuing Education Course Hours
    Florida Engineers to Benefit from 15 Technical Sessions  More ...
  • April 22, 2015 - Technical Sessions Revealed for 2015 CFSEI Expo
    CFSEI Expo to be held May 18-19, 2015 at Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL  More ...
  • April 20, 2015 - AISI Report Introduces New Design Methods for Load-Bearing Clip Angles  More ...
  • April 2, 2015 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Mid-rise Cold-Formed Steel Construction and Design - A Case Study" on April 9, 2015  More ...
  • March 19, 2015 - CFSEI Expo to be Held May 18-19 in Orlando  More ...
  • March 13, 2015 - CFSEI Updates Technical Note on Design Methodology for Hole Reinforcement of Cold-Formed Steel Bending Members  More ...
  • March 12, 2015 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Design for Splicing of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Studs  More ...
  • March 4, 2015 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2015 Design and Distinguished Service Awards
    Awards program expanded; Entries due by 5 pm EDT on April 1, 2015  More ...
  • January 26, 2015 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Changes to AISI S100 and Cold-Formed Steel Framing Standards on February 12, 2015
    This is the fifth webiner in the "Back to Basics" series  More ...
  • January 12, 2015 - Winners Named in Fourth Annual International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design More ...

2014

  • November 14, 2014 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Using New Edition of AISI Brick Veneer Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide on December 4, 2014 More ...
  • October 8, 2014 - CFSEI to Host Webinar that Reviews Brace Design Provisions and Torsion Considerations More ...
  • September 22, 2014 - AISI To Co-Sponsor 22nd International Specialy Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures More ...
  • September 8, 2014 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Welded Box-Beam Flexure Design More ...
  • September 4, 2014 - AISI Publishes 2013 Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual
    New Edition Supplements AISI S100-12; Updated 2008 Edition More ...
  • August 25, 2014 - CFSEI Announces Redesigned Website
    Website includes access to free downloadable AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards More ...
  • August 14, 2014 - AISI Publishes Fourteen S900-Series Test Standards More ...
  • August 13, 2014 - AISI Publishes New Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels
    S310-13 intended for use in the U.S., Canada and Mexico
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  • August 12, 2014 - AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards are Offered Free of Charge for Downloading
    Standards are available at new location, www.aisistandards.org
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  • July 23, 2014 - Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute to Host Webinar that Reviews Built-up Member Design Provisions on August 14, 2014 More ...