Industry News

SSMA Funds $100,000 for 2013 Industry Research

The Steel Stud Manufacturers Association (SSMA) today announced that they will fund $100,000 in 2013 for industry research. SSMA will contribute to the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) cold-formed steel framing projects including their codes, standards and technology implementation program.

SSMA is co-funding projects identified to be critical by the industry including research on fire rated
intersections, clip-angle connections, blast resistant cold-formed steel framed walls, adoption of coldformed steel framing in ASCE 41 and establishing cold-formed steel framing’s sustainability message.