Anna Stamm

Countdown to BCMC—It’s All About the Booths

Anna Stamm

People look forward to attending the Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC) for many reasons, including connecting with their friends and colleagues, participating in meetings and educational sessions, and enjoying social activities and events. But undoubtedly the #1 reason to attend...

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August 2019
Issue #11241
Page 20
Sean Hubbard

Spida Acquires Square 1 Design

Sean Hubbard

The acquisition of Square 1 Design solidifies Spida Machinery’s position at the apex of machinery suppliers for the Building Components industry. Globally positioned to supply machinery around the world, our equipment profile includes options for all component manufacturers—from...

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August 2019
Issue #11241
Page 60
Joe Kannapell

The Last Word: The Last Word on Fitness

Joe Kannapell

When, out of the blue, two very fit trussers are slowed by heart issues, and I discover my own, I must speak up! Especially since none of us fit the high-risk profile: we don’t smoke, consume much alcohol, or carry much extra weight. Fortunately, thanks to our exercise routines, we are...

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August 2019
Issue #11241
Page 119
Anna Stamm

Countdown to BCMC—Where Friends are Like Family...And Vice Versa!

Anna Stamm

The component industry’s biggest event is only 3 months away! This year’s Building Component Manufacturers Conference will be held on October 22–25 in Columbus, OH. Will you be there? Exhibitors are readying their booths, speakers are preparing their sessions, and...

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July 2019
Issue #11240
Page 18
Ben Hershey

Measure the Tempo of Your Operation

Ben Hershey

My wife Dianne and I were recently going through some of our old family photos and I came across this photo of Dianne’s Dad, Jack Hendershot, as a teenager on his bike delivering ice in the early ’50s. For those who may not know, before the advent of refrigeration and freezing...

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July 2019
Issue #11240
Page 22
Joe Kannapell

Celebrating 50 Years of Truss Design Innovation

Joe Kannapell

Part VIII: Layout Without Windows At BCMC in Jacksonville in 1990, the PC had begun to “steal the show,” especially that of the upstart A.C.E.S. Their layout program was a quantum leap over the decade old work of C&G Micrographics on the Apple Computer. It also had several...

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March 2019
Issue #11236
Page 8
Shawn Overholtzer

BCMC 2018: Crafting Connections and Brewing Success

Shawn Overholtzer

The 37th Annual BCMC show took place in late October at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. It was the second time in the past four years at this location, so most of us already knew the great restaurants and bars to visit. Every year the show just seems to get bigger and better, and this...

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December 2018
Issue #10233
Page 48
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Coming Together

Anna Stamm

Apparently, some things can never be said too many times. We are stronger together than apart. United we stand, divided we fall. In unity, there is strength. The Pressure to Divide These days, the approach of divide and conquer seems to appear everywhere. In many facets of our lives, we...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 6
Sean Hubbard

BCMC Update

Sean Hubbard

The trip home provided for some much-needed quiet time to reflect on the most successful B.C.M.C. of modern times. I believe the equipment displayed well represented the advancements made by our industry over the last decade or two. It also offered a glimpse into the future where automation in...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 17
Ben Hershey

Celebrating BCMC 2018

Ben Hershey

By the time you read this, the dust will have settled after an incredibly successful BCMC Show in Milwaukee, WI. What a privilege to talk with so many of you last week and see many of the exciting new automation products we can use in our operations to make us far more efficient, and, more...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 37

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