Review Category : Advertiser News

Report demonstrates compliance to the latest codes and standards

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES)—the experts in building product evaluation and certification—has issued ESR-3631 to Structurlam Products LP for their CrossLam® cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels, providing evidence CrossLam® CLT panels comply with the code requirements of the 2015 International Building Codes® (IBC) and International Residential Codes® (IRC).  Cross laminated timber (CLT) is a relatively new technology involving the efficient use of the timber resource in manufacturing “mass timber” building components.  CLT structures often experience faster construction times and also result in net carbon negative buildings.  

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When FRP manufacturer Composite Advantage was asked to supply composite pile jackets for a waterfront application, it turned to nearby neighbor FiberSystems.  “We specialize in very large FRP composite parts up to 100 ft. for bridge and waterfront infrastructures,” says Composite Advantage President Scott Reeve. “This was an application where the best approach was to source a pipe expert like FiberSystems.”

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New Affiliate Program will help increase product awareness and recognition in the built industry for current report holders

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the experts in building product evaluation and certification, has introduced a new Affiliate Program to support ICC-ES’ clients (building, plumbing, mechanical and gas product manufacturers). The Affiliate Program will help increase the visibility and awareness of manufacturers’ products in the built industry, through a number of additional marketing support initiatives, the most important one being the linking of clients’ reports and listings to the ICC’s online codes portal, premiumACCESS, and shortly thereafter, to ICC’s free online publicACCESS code site.

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Report demonstrates compliance to the latest codes and standards

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the experts in building product evaluation and certification has issued ESR-3912 to DEWALT for their Mini-Undercut™ Anchors in concrete and hollow-core slabs, providing evidence they comply with the code requirements of the 2015, 2012 and 2009 International Building Codes® (IBC) and International Residential Codes® (IRC).

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The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees recently voted to name the College of
Engineering for John D. Tickle, Chairman of Strongwell Corporation and alumnus of UT
Knoxville. The Tickle College of Engineering houses 39 academic programs across seven
departments, offering affiliations with numerous research centers and institutes, including
the UT Space Institute. This is only the second time in UT’s history that any of its colleges
have been named for an alumnus.

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