PRESS RELEASES

2020

  • August 24, 2020 - CFSEI to Launch Virtual Expo on September 3, 2020
    Eight webinars to be offered over eight weeks for 12 PDH credits More ...
  • August 17, 2020 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2020 Design Excellence and Creative Detail Awards More ...
  • July 23, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Mid-Rise Construction using Lightweight Steel Framing” on August 13, 2020 More ...
  • June 16, 2020 - CFSEI Announces 2020-2021 Executive Committee Members  More ...
  • May 19, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Framing Attachment to Concrete in Seismic Zone" on June 11, 2020 More ...
  • April 13, 2020 - Steel Framing Alliance and Super Stud Building Products, Inc. Sponsor Cold-Formed Steel Framing Webinars on April 15 and April 22 More ...
  • March 25, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Design Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light Frame Diaphragms" on April 9, 2020 More ...
  • March 19, 2020 - 2020 CFSEI Expo is Canceled due to Concerns Related to COVID-19 More ...
  • March 17, 2020 - AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports More ...
  • February 20, 2020 - AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Test Standards   More ...
  • February 12, 2020 - Registration is Open for the 2020 CFSEI Expo to be Held May 19-20 in Tampa, Florida More ...
  • January 15, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Connection Design 101 More ...
  • January 6, 2020 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2020 Awards Program Through February 17, 2020
    CFSEI Expo to be Held May 19-20 in Tampa, Florida
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2019

    • December 3, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Steel Deck on Cold-Formed Steel Framing" on December 19, 2019 More ...
    • September 26, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Fire and Cold-Formed Steel Design: Fire Resistance of Wall, Floor and Ceiling Systems” on October 10, 2019
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    • August 12, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Innovative Options with Cold-Formed Steel Floor Systems
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    • August 7, 2019 - AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2019
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    • July 17, 2019 - CFSEI Announces 2019-2020 Executive Committee Members
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    • July 9, 2019 - CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2019 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service
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    • July 9, 2019 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2019 Design Excellence And Innovative Detail Awards
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    • June 27, 2019 - AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-to-Steel Screw Connections-Update to Provisions
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    • June 17, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Design Topics Not in a Standard" on June 27, 2019
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    • May 7, 2019 - CFSEI Announces Program for 2019 Expo - Event will be held in Chicago, Illinois More ...
    • April 29, 2019 - AISI Releases Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition
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    • March 25, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Coordinating Cold-Formed Steel Framing
      with Metal Buildings on April 18, 2019
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    • March 12, 2019 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2019 Awards Program Though April 15
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    • March 6, 2019 - 2019 CFSEI Expo to be Held June 4-6 in Chicago, Illinois
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    • January 28, 2019 - CFSEI to Host on AISI D113-19, Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide New design guide will be published soon More ...
    • January 9, 2019 - AISI Publishes Supplement No. 1 to S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition More ...
    • October 30, 2018 - AISI Publishes New Cold-Formed Steel Research Report on Load Bearing Clip Angle Design More ...
    • October 9, 2018 - AISI Published Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports
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    • October 4, 2018 - AISI to Co-Sponsor the Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2018 More ...
    • October 2, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design with the AISI Direct Strength Method on October 11, 2018 More ...
    • September 11, 2018 - AISI Announces Council Approves Formation of New Subcommittee on Composite Member Design and Seeks Experts to Participate
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    • August 6, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2018 Executive Committee Members.
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    • July 24, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Construction-Grade Thumbtacks on August 23, 2018
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    • July 10, 2018 - CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2018 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award
      for Distinguished Service
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    • July 10, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2018 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Award Winners
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    • July 3, 2018 - AISI Published New Report on LRFD and Resistance Factors for Cold-Formed Steel Compression Members
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    • June 25, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Understanding the Fundamental Behavior of Cold-Formed Steel Members on June 28, 2018
      CFSEI launches new "AISI S100 Lecture" webinar series
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    • June 13, 2018 - AISI Publishes Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual 2017 Edition
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    • June 5, 2018 - AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2018
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    • May 16, 2018 - AISI Updates Fourteen S900-Series Test Standards
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    • May 8, 2018 - AISI Publishes New Test Standard
      AISI S919 completes the suite of 2017 Edition Standards
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    • May 3, 2018 - AISI Updates Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Standard
      New Version of AISI S201 Supersedes 2012 Edition
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    • April 9, 2018 - CFSEI Announces Program for 2018 Expo
      Event will be held May 15-16 in San Diego, CA
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    • March 26, 2018 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Apparent Sound Transmission Class Ratings and Cold-Formed Steel on April 26, 2018
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    • February 27, 2018 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on the Attachment of Cold-Formed Steel Framing to Precast, Post-tensioned and Hollow-Core Concrete
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    • February 20, 2018 - CFSEI Launches Video Series to Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Cold-Formed Steel Framing
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    • February 13, 2018 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2018 Awards Program Through March 30
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    • February 7, 2018 - CFSEI Expo to be Held May 15-16 in San Diego, California
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    • January 3, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee Members
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    • October 24-26, 2017 - AISI and CFSEI to Co-Sponsor 25th Short Cource on Cold-Formed Steel Structures
      Biennial course to be held October 24-26, 2017 in St. Louis, MO
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    • April 13, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Expo on May 22-23 in Fort Worth, Texas
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    • 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 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 More ...
    • January 4, 2017 - AISI Publishes Two New S900-Series Test Standards
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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • October 13, 2015
      Steel Deck Institute Publishes New Edition of the Diaphragm Design Manual
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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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    • 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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    • June 1, 2015
      Steel Framing Alliance Updates "Thermal Design and Code Compliance for Cold-Formed Steel Walls" Design Guide
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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 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 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 ...
    • November 13, 2014
      CFSEI to Host Webinar on Using New Edition of AISI Brick Veneer Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide on December 4, 2014
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    • October 8, 2014
      CFSEI to Host Webinar that Reviews Brace Design Provisions and Torsion Considerations
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    • September 8, 2014
      CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Welded Box-Beam Flexure Design

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    • September 4, 2014
      AISI Publishes 2013 Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual
      New Edition Supplements AISI S100-12; Updated 2008 Edition
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    • August 25, 2014
      CFSEI Announces Resigned Website
      Website includes access to free downloadable AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards
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    • August 14, 2014
      AISI Publishes Fourteen S900-Series Test Standards
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    • 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 ...
    • June 2, 2014
      CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Cold-Formed Steel Strap-Braced Walls: AISI S213 to AISI S400” on June 12, 2014
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    • May 7, 2014
      Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) Annouces Keynote Speakers for Expo 2014
      Expo to be Held May 19-20, 2014 at Peabody Hotel in Memphis
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    • April 15, 2014
      CFSEI Expo 2014 Includes Mill Tour of Nucor Steel Arkansas
      Expo to be held May 19-20 in Memphis; Mill tour to take place on May 21
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    • April 7, 2014
      CFSEI to Host Webinar on Composite Floor Systems Using Cold-Formed Steel on April 24, 2014
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    • March 27, 2014
      AISI is Re-accredited by ANSI as an American National Standards Developer
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    • February 11, 2014
      CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2014 Design and Distinguished Service Awards
      New Category Added for Residential Design and Construction
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    • February 27, 2014
      CFSEI 2014 Expo to be Held May 19-20 in Memphis
      New Cold-Formed Steel Design Forum added to program
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    • January 29, 2014
      CFSEI to Host Webinar on Blast Design of Cold-Formed Steel Framing on February 27, 2014
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    • December 30, 2013
      Winners Named in Third Annual International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design
      More international entries submitted in 2013 competition
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    • November 6, 2013
      CFSEI to Host Webinar on Specifying Cold-Formed Steel on December 5, 2013
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    • October 23, 2013
      STEEL FRAMING ALLIANCE UPDATES “A GUIDE TO FIRE AND ACOUSTIC DATA FOR COLD-FORMED STEEL FLOOR, WALL AND ROOF ASSEMBLIES”
      2013 update includes an additional 105 assemblies
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    • October 22, 2013
      CFSEI CANADA TO HOST SEMINAR ON DESIGNING WITH COLD-FORMED STEEL USING THE NORTH AMERICAN SPECIFICATION, S136-12
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    • October 9, 2013
      NEW STEEL FRAME LISTINGS TO BE INCLUDED IN U.L. FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY AFTER SUCCESSFUL FULL-SCALE FIRE TESTS
      Same fire protection thickness now acceptable for restrained and unrestrained conditions
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    • October 8, 2013
      CFSEI PUBLISHES FOUR TECHNICAL NOTES
      Two new documents and two revision documents now available for purchase
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    • March 20, 2013
      AISI TO DEVELOP NEW UNIFIED COLD-FORMED STEEL SEISMIC DESIGN STANDARDAISI seeks new committee members to assist in the process
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    • September 18, 2012
      STEEL FRAMING ALLIANCE TO HOST “STUD UNIVERSITY FOR THE MASSES” SESSION AND DEMONSTRATION AT 2012 METALCON INTERNATIONAL
      Architects, Builders, Contractors, Engineers, Building Inspectors and
      Building Trades Instructors Will Benefit

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    • November 16, 2011
      AISI Publishes Code of Standard Practice for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2011 Edition Edition

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    • November 2, 2011
      AISI to Provide Technical Assistance on National Science Foundation Project to Advance Sustainable Residential Construction
      Research will produce new non-proprietary framing systems using cold-formed steel.
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    • May 23-24, 2011
      Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance and National CFSEI Annual Conference

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    • December 2, 2010
      AISI to Participate in Cold-Formed Steel Seismic Design Research

      Two NSF Grant Projects to Move Building Design Methods to Next Level.
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    • June 10, 2009
      AISI Publishes Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual
      New Manual Supplements 2007 Edition of the North American Specification
      Read more

  • August 24, 2020 - CFSEI to Launch Virtual Expo on September 3, 2020
    Eight webinars to be offered over eight weeks for 12 PDH credits More ... 
  • August 17, 2020 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2020 Design Excellence and Creative Detail Awards More ... 
  • July 23, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Mid-Rise Construction using Lightweight Steel Framing” on August 13, 2020 More ... 
  • June 16, 2020 - CFSEI Announces 2020-2021 Executive Committee Members   More ...