AWCI's Construction Dimensions: Departments: New Products
2-Speed Screwdriver & Hammer Drill/Driver
Bosch Power Tools announces its newest lineup additions, the GSR12V-300HXN 12V Max Brushless 1/4 In. Hex 2-Speed Screwdriver and GSB12V-300N 12V Max Brushless 3/8 In. Hammer Drill/Driver.
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ClarkDietrich is giving contractors greater freedom to construct intricately curved ceilings, walls and bulkheads with its new 360TRAK™. In addition to opening up the design playbook, ClarkDietrich 360TRAK create
Ceiling Solutions to Improve IAQ
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. announces the 24/7 Defend™ portfolio of practical, affordable solutions that contribute to healthier, safer spaces—and cleaner air. This growing portfolio includes new AirAssure™
Construction Jobsite Robot
Hilti introduces its first robot, Jaibot, for semi-autonomous mobile ceiling-drilling. The Hilti Jaibot construction robot will help mechanical, electrical and plumbing installation contractors tackle productivit
Kapro Tools introduces its 905D Condor™ Digital Level with OPTIVISION™ Red Technology. The Kapro 905D recently received a Pro Tool Innovation Award in the “Hand Tools: Levels” category.
The 905D’s digital
EQ Product Line
MRI Steel Framing introduces its new PrimeWall® 20 Equivalent Stud and Track product line. This new line of 20-gauge EQ products was engineered to outperform all other 19mil or smaller 20-gauge equivalent product
Hard Hat Lanyards
Milwaukee Tool broadens its Tool Lanyard lineup with the introduction of a Hard Hat Lanyard with Clip and a Hard Hat Lanyard with Loop. These lanyards are designed to securely tether hard hats and improve jobsite
Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional tools and accessories, is excited introduce two new mid-torque 18V LXT® Brushless 4-speed 1/2" Sq. Drive Impact Wrenches. Both impact wrenches provid
Knaack® announces the expansion of the Knaack Cart Armour™ product line, with the addition of 2 new models. The innovative Knaack Cart Armour is a patented mobile jobsite storage solution that was introduced in 2
Polyester Acoustical Products
Lamvin, a manufacturer of premium acoustical products, announces the launch of Hushtone™, a complete line of polyester products for walls and ceilings.
Hushtone is a unique offering of acoustical product
Professionals in the trades have one pair of irreplaceable tools, and that’s their hands. An injured hand can make doing work difficult or even impossible. To protect their skilled hands, Crescent Tools is launch
Cordless Drywall Sander
DeWalt announces the 20V MAX Drywall Sander (DCE800; maximum initial battery voltage, measured without a workload, is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.), another addition to the 20V MAX System. Optimized for mobil
Estimating Software Upgrade
The EDGE version 12.8.3 from Estimating Edge now includes fireproofing and a powerful new feature called Project Conditions.
With version 10 technology becoming obsolete, fireproofing has been moved to ver
Integration Between Navisworks and BIM 360 Model Coordination
Autodesk, Inc. has launched a new model coordination workflow between two of its flagship products, Navisworks and BIM 360 Model Coordination, both of which are used by architects, engineers and construction team
Milwaukee Tool unveils its first full lineup of laser solutions and accessories. The lineup includes 2 lasers on the M12™ System: a Green 360º 3-Plane Laser and a Green Cross Line & Plumb Points Laser, and 3 lase
Open Cell Ceiling Systems
Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions offers FeltWorks Open Cell Ceiling Systems, the newest addition to the Armstrong® family of felt ceiling products, which also includes pre-kitted FeltWorks Blades and FeltWorks
Bosch Power Tools has added two lasers to its lineup: the Bosch GLL100-40G Green Beam Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser and the Bosch GCL100-40G Green Beam Self-Leveling Combination Laser with Plumb Points. The new
Tool Storage System
Festool USA has launch its Limited Edition Systainer Installer’s Set, which provides an integrated system for tool organization and protection. Thanks to the T-LOC latching system, all 4 units of the Installer’s
USG Ceilings® Catalog—Digitized
USG has launched a new digital tool that aims to improve and modernize the process of extracting ideas and information from their extensive ceilings portfolio. This development comes at a time where digital solut
5/8" Interior Panels
PABCO® Gypsum continues to expand its family of glass faced products with the launch of 5/8" PABCO GLASS® Interior. With the addition of its fire-resistance rated glass mat panel, PABCO® Gypsum now offers interio
Apptricity’s new 20-Mile Ultra Long-Range Bluetooth beacon has made an impact on the technology world and it is now being utilized as a solution for the construction industry. This new Bluetooth, from the Apptric
Crescent Lufkin is launching its new line of chalk reels designed to erase the most common problems with the competition’s products.
The 100-Foot Professional Reel (#CLO100) is available with dual-material
DensDefy™ Accessories Now Available on Amazon.com
Georgia-Pacific Building Products is now offering DensDefy™ Liquid Flashing and DensDefy™ Transition Membrane products on Amazon.com .
Introduced earlier in 2020, DensDefy™ Liquid Flashing and DensDefy™ Tr
Drywall Repair Patch
Whether the damage is small from a picture frame nail or anchor or as large as doorknob damage, DAP’s new innovative Eclipse TM Rapid Wall Repair Patches make completing repairs so easy and fast, anyone can repai
Telling Industries announces the addition of the Supreme Drywall Framing System™ to their product offerings.
The Supreme Framing System™ stud and track is an engineered EQ design that uses thinner steel, a
CertainTeed Machine Works introduces the BOLT™ 3 Insulation Blowing Machine, a powerful and portable, high-capacity, electric insulation blower capable of quickly tackling both fiberglass and cellulose installati
Integrated Downlighting Solutions
With the introduction of integrated downlighting solutions for its WoodWorks® Ceiling Systems, Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions is ensuring a flush fit between the downlight and the ceiling panel for a sleek vi
Mobile Sawing Table
Festool USA’s new STM 1800 Mobile Sawing Table enables one person to manage unwieldy pieces of sheet goods. The Mobile Sawing Table has adjustable features such as panel cleats, casters and table leg heights so o
DeWalt® announces that its ToughSystem® 2.0 Storage System, which offers improved durability and modularity versus previous units, is now available.
Reliable storage solutions even in extreme conditions, Tough
Recycled Polyester Acoustical Panels
G&S Acoustics introduces aCapella, its newest line of customized sound absorption polyester panels. The aCapella line features six state-of-the-art sound control products with unlimited design possibilities and a
Empire Level introduces 2 Self-Leveling Lasers: a 75' Green Self-Leveling Cross Line Laser and 125' Green Self-Leveling 3-Point Laser. With more range and more run-time, the new lasers provide users with enhanced
MAX introduces the AccuEmbed™ .157" pin to the commercial marketplace, delivering a more dependable fastener, while also giving contractors the confidence of carrying out work with measurable specifications. Unde
Adjustable Work Platform
Werner introduces the Aluminum Adjustable Pro Work Platform. This work platform provides up to a 9' reach and has 10" of height adjustability on both sides, making it easier for professionals to work on uneven su
Contractors, designers and installers now have an innovative and expanded options when it comes to insulation for thermal and sound applications. With codes and climate zones varying throughout the United States,
A new product created by HeartFormSF promises to radically improve the comfort level of mask-wearers globally in the era of COVID-19.
HeartForm’s lightweight, heart shaped shields, called “HeartForm,” hold
Mesh Corner Bead
Ideal for EIFS and direct applied, 2209Mesh Corner Bead combines Plastic Components’ reliable PVC corner bead with fire- and alkaline-resistant 4.5 ounce fiberglass mesh for a time-saving alternative to wrapping
Metal Framing Member for Corners
The Stockton Products™ JL Corner is a single piece metal framing member designed for outside corners within shaft wall assemblies. It eliminates multipiece shaft wall corner construction and air gaps in shaft wal
Slope Beam and Multi-Axis Moment Applications
Simpson Strong-Tie introduces newly validated slope beam and multi-axis moment applications for its Yield-Link moment connection for structural steel construction.
Designed to absorb forces in a seismic or
Custom Slotted Drift Track
The Stockton Products™ Slotted Drift Track is fully customizable and available in steel thickness from 20 ga to 10 ga, web widths from 1 5/8" to 14" wide, track leg lengths from 2 1/2" to 5" long, vertical slots
Milwaukee Tool is growing its layout solutions with the addition of 3 new Magnetic I-Beam Levels. Built to withstand jobsite conditions, the new levels are constructed with a stronger frame and feature integrated
LED Upright Light
Makita U.S.A., Inc. has launched the 18V X2 LXT® Cordless/Corded Upright LED Area Light. This self-righting light stays in an upright position and provides 360° to keep job sites illuminated.
Online Ordering for Dealers
Dealers nationwide are now able to order any ClarkDietrich clip or connector product with the click of a button through the new Express Connect ordering platform. The mobile-friendly website contains product info
Rigid Connector Angle Utility Clips
Simpson Strong-Tie introduces 2 new, longer lengths to its line of L-shape RCA rigid connector angle utility clips for cold-formed steel construction.
The product line extension introduces 9" and 11" clips
Rotary Hammer Attachment
Compatible with the GSR18V-535FC 18V Flexiclick Chameleon drill/driver, the Bosch GFA18-H Rotary Hammer Attachment seamlessly transforms the already multifaceted tool into an SDS-plus® rotary hammer. The Chameleo
Safety Handbook Primes Builders on New OSHA Regulations
BuilderBooks, the publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders, has released the fourth edition of its Jobsite Safety Handbook to help builders navigate and comply with the latest OSHA requirements
Sto Corp. has relaunched 2 solutions to protect stucco exteriors: Sto Crack Defense and Sto DrainScreen®. Sto Crack Defense is a fortification layer that drastically minimizes surface cracking in stucco wall syst
If you are looking for a premium quality 10' scaffold, Nu-Wave Manufacturing now has it. Just released is Nu-Wave’s latest addition to its line of interior scaffolding. The 6100 Scaffold is 78" H x 122" L x 29.5"
Fire Rated Gasket Joint Protection
Safti-Seal introduces a new line of “peel and stick” UL 2079 v.5 certified Fire Rated Gasket joint protection rated for 100% movement and up to 2.00" overall deflection. The FRG material can be combined with “but
High Performance WRB
Benjamin Obdyke, Inc. has launched a new and improved Flatwrap HP high performance housewrap.
Flatwrap HP is designed for use in non-absorptive cladding applications or in conjunction with a rainscreen for
Interior Glass Gypsum Panel
Pabco® Gypsum announces the launch of Pabco Glass® Interior gypsum panels, its newest glass faced product. The 1/2" product is ideal for non-fire rated interior residential applications where moisture is a concer
Passive Fire Protection
ClarkDietrich offers BlazeFrame® RipTRAK™, the latest addition to the company’s BlazeFrame Fire Stop product line.
BlazeFrame RipTRAK is a UL-approved fire-rated head-of-wall deflection track for both roof
Gear Keeper’s new ANSI/ISEA-121 compatible 3/4" personal tool tether TL1-3041 is a strong shock-absorbing tether that can be used for virtually any tool up to 15 lbs.
Unlike stiff, non-ergonomic bungee des
Warrior Flat Finishing Extension Handle
Be the drywall warrior you were meant to be. Take on walls and high ceilings with just one tool.
The Warrior Flat Finishing Extension Handle from Drywall Master is the lightest mechanical extension handle
Quickly dry any space or surface with the Ridgid® Air Mover, the latest innovation in the Ridgid wet/dry vac line. The Air Mover is made for high volume air movement, making it ideal for industrial and commercial
Tremco Construction Products Group has launched the first collaborative system that combines two industry-leading products. The Dryvit® Outsulation® Plus MD, MD, PE, HDCI and X systems with the USG-Tremco® Securo
Titan announces the Titan Impact® 1640 electric airless sprayer. Delivering the power of a gas sprayer with the convenience of an electric outlet, this sprayer is capable of spraying heavy-bodied abrasive coating
Cordless Power Tools
Festool USA launched a new lineup of premium cordless tools throughout North America on July 1. The new cordless line, like all Festool products, is German-engineered to exacting standards of excellence and featu
Milwaukee Tool introduces the M18 FUEL™ 21° Framing Nailer and M18 FUEL™ 30° Framing Nailer. Delivering the power to sink nails in engineered lumber, these framing nailers can fire up to 3 nails per second with n
Designed for convenience and versatility, the LiftMaster 4000 lift table from LiftWise® has a fully lowered height of only 8.5". It can be used to lift and lower a variety of parts into the ideal position for mai
Diablo introduces SPEEDemon™ Self Feed Bits. These bits are specifically designed to address a number of problems professional users have with traditional self-feed bits and hole saws: inefficient, slow, short li
Nu-Wave Manufacturing has released another addition to its line of lean construction utility carts. With a 3,200 lb. load capacity, the 22XL’s platform is 48" L x 19" W. This is a supersized cart built for the to
Pettibone introduces the Extendo 1056X telehandler to its X-Series lineup, providing a 10,000-lb-capacity machine capable of reaching lift heights of 56'.
The Extendo 1056X comes standard with a 74-hp Cumm
Bits and Fastening Accessories
Makita U.S.A., Inc., has released Impact XPS™, a new line of bits and fastening accessories.
Impact XPS will shake up the fastening accessory category with insert bits and power bits engineered to last up
Electric Airless Sprayer
Titan announces the newest member of the Titan Impact series: the Impact® 1040T electric airless sprayer. This powerful sprayer is built for maximum durability when applying smooth texture and abrasive coatings,
Lightweight Quik Drive® Cordless Kits
Simpson Strong-Tie introduces lightweight cordless versions of its Quik Drive auto-feed driver system for collated fasteners. Designed to improve speed, reliability and user comfort for a variety of fastening app
Radius Skimming Blade
Reduce jobsite fatigue from constantly bending and reaching down to switch tools while skimming and patching walls. The Radius Skimming Blade from Advance Equipment can be used with a single hand, doing the job o
Standard Wood Ceiling Program
Rockfon North America, part of the Rockwool Group, introduces a new Standard Wood Ceiling Program. Featuring 4 popular finishes, the program is specifically designed to meet the growing demand for wood products i
#AWCI Reconstructed: DuraSpin—The Best Just Got Better
SENCO’s NEW integrated auto-feed screwdrivers were built with feedback from professional users and come loaded with features to get the job done. Three new models that drive 1” to 2” screws or 1” to 3” screws are
#AWCI Reconstructed: Engineered to Be Faster & More Consistent
The construction world demands your best. And, in turn, you demand the best. That’s precisely why Grabber requires higher manufacturing standards for our fasteners. No brag, just fact. We’ll save the research-pro
#AWCI Reconstructed: FloorShell® ProBoard™ Floor Protection Sheets
Trimaco FloorShell® ProBoard™ are superior strength surface protection sheets for your toughest jobs. Made from 100% recycled fibers, this item is eco-friendly and reusable. FloorShell ProBoard is breathable to p
Acoustical Suspension Systems
CertainTeed introduces a new family of acoustical suspension systems, EZ Stab. CertainTeed worked with contractors and field installers around the country to overhaul its line of acoustical suspension systems. Th
Sound Seal introduces Cerazorb Low Density (LD) and Cerazorb High Density (HD) acoustical underlayments.
Cerazorb Low Density (LD) is designed specifically for installation beneath engineered hardwood and
DAP, now offers Tank Bond™, a complete line of hard-working adhesives ideal for an extensive list of professional and DIY applications.
The Tank Bond™ family of products from DAP includes Tank Bond™ Thread
The Commander Automatic Taper from Drywall Master is the result of over 40 years of industry expertise and crafted from the highest quality materials available. It is constructed with a durable and lightweight ca
Fall Protection Equipment
Werner announces the expansion of its fall protection portfolio. Designed for professional contractors, these fall protection products include upgraded anchors and drop safety equipment that will improve workflow
Architects, designers, specifiers, contractors and building owners now have a new, innovative and high-performance option when it comes to insulation for open-joint cladding systems. Rockwool has launched Cavityr
Lean Construction Material Handling Carts
Nu-Wave Manufacturing has released the newest addition to its line of Lean Construction Carts. The F66 is a heavy-duty flat cart that is 6' in length and 29' wide with a 3,200 lb. load capacity, while the F44 is
Sound-Rated Assemblies Guide
National Gypsum Company has published the industry’s most comprehensive guide for sound-rated assemblies. SoundBook 2.0 is an indispensable technical resource for architects and contractors seeking to achieve req
The innovative construction of the Trail Knife from Advance Equipment provides flexibility for maximum control when working on walls and ceilings. The Box Trail Knife is skillfully designed to run behind mud boxe
#AWCI Reconstructed: ClarkDietrich: Empowering Constructability
From framing walls and ceilings, to adding those crucial finishing details, we’re making construction simpler. Smarter. Faster. It all starts with our data-rich iTools platform that streamlines product lookups an
#AWCI Reconstructed: Fire Bead—NEW Firestopping Product from CEMCO
CEMCO FIRE BEAD is a composite fire rated wall mount deflection bead that provides 1- and 2-hour fire-ratings in lieu of fire sealant for both dynamic and static joints, according to UL-2079 5th edition (standard
#AWCI Reconstructed: Reduce Unwanted Sound with PURPLE SoundBreak®
From new construction to renovations, the PURPLE SoundBreak® family of products by National Gypsum delivers industry-leading sound control with innovative solutions for walls and ceilings. SoundBreak XP Wall® Boa
#AWCI Reconstructed: Rustproof Lath, CI Trims for Insulated Stucco
Get labor-savings, moisture management, compliance with ASTM standards with Plastic Components’ innovative PVC trims and accessories—the NON-RUSTING alternative to metal.
One-piece continuous insulation trims
#AWCI Reconstructed: Versatile Interior Glass Faced Gypsum Panel
PABCO® Gypsum introduces PABCO GLASS® INTERIOR, its newest glass faced gypsum board for extended resistance to mold and moisture. The ½” panel is ideal for interior partitions that do not require a fire-resistanc
Barrier System Accessories
Georgia-Pacific announces the launch of DensDefy™ Accessories, comprised of liquid flashing and a transition membrane primarily used in the DensElement® Barrier System.
DensDefy™ Liquid Flashing. This
Milwaukee Tool is expanding its lineup of charging productivity solutions with the launch of the M18™ Dual Bay Simultaneous Rapid Charger.
The M18™ Dual Bay Simultaneous Rapid Charger charges 2 packs o
Catalog of CFS Connectors
Simpson Strong-Tie has released its 2020 “Connectors for Cold-Formed Steel Construction” catalog, a handy and inclusive reference guide designed to aid customers in quickly identifying the right products from
Cordless / Corded Work Light
Makita U.S.A., Inc. introduces the 18V X2 LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless/Corded Work Light, Light Only (DML809) that shines bright. The LED work light offers battery (sold separately) or corded operation for optima
Cordless Angle Grinder
Festool USA introduces the 18V lithium ion AGC 18 Cordless Angle Grinder. Durable, versatile and easy to use, the grinder features a 100% encased EC-TEC Brushless Motor, which is totally sealed from the dirt a
Werner announces the Leansafe® X3 multipurpose ladder. Designed for residential and commercial contractors, facilities maintenance and trade professionals, the 3-in-1 ladder can seamlessly shift between 3 posi
Triangle Fastener Corporation announces the addition of a #10 Concealor® with the patent pending Burr Buster® technology, specifically developed for use in oriented strand board. This new fastener has the late
DAP introduces DAP Fast Dry Premium Spackling to allow professionals and DIYers to complete drywall repair projects in record time.
Developed specifically for large drywall repairs, DAP Fast Dry Premiu
Current compliance challenges often require that all tools must be tethered when working at heights. Of course this would also include smaller tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, radios, smartphones and tablet
Semi-Automatic Taping Banjo
Tape your flats and your corners with a quick flip, no tools or attachments needed. The new Advance Even Flow Taping Banjo’s patented internal belly gives you consistent mud coverage on your tape until the ver
DeWalt announces the 20V MAX XR® Brushless Cordless 1/4 Sheet Variable Speed Sander (DCW200).
The 20V MAX XR® Brushless Cordless 1/4 Sheet Variable Speed Sander provides users with the power and runti
Single Man Folding Baskets for Service Cranes
The Diversified Products brand LiftWise introduces its Single Man Folding Basket for service cranes. It provides fall arrest and fall protection, while helping to eliminate the need for ladders or climbing on
Waterproof Cement Board
National Gypsum Company introduces PermaBase® WP Waterproof Cement Board™, which combines the strength and benefits of PermaBase with a proprietary waterproofing formulation.
PermaBase WP is intended
Barrier System Accessories
Georgia-Pacific announces the launch of DensDefy™ Accessories, comprised of liquid flashing and a transition membrane primarily used in the DensElement® Barrier System.
DensDefy™ Liquid Flashing. This
Auto-Feed Screw Systems
Senco has launched an updated line of cordless DuraSpin auto-feed screw systems with features specifically designed to improve user productivity and consistency while eliminating jams and misfires.
Professionals on the job site require a construction adhesive that can hold vertical projects in place instantly without the need for bracing or clamping. To meet this demand, DAP® now offers the reformulated
Contractor Box Level
Kapro Tools introduces its 705 Eagle contractor box level with Optivision™ Red technology. It is the latest addition to Kapro’s line of Optivision™ Red leveling products.
Continuous surfaces on the to
Field Station Jobsite Box
Knaack announces the Field Station 119-02 jobsite box. Equipped with PowerPass® and built-in grommet electric cord pass-through, the Field Station 119-02 makes it convenient to provide power inside the jobsite
SmartHead is a new and economical type of framing header that resolves a major problem for contractors: delayed shipping of welded, hollow metal frames. By installing a SmartHead, all framing, 95% of insulatio
Sliding Compound Miter Saw
Festool USA unveils the most advanced, compact and light-weight sliding compound miter saw ever crafted, the KS 120 Kapex Miter Saw.
Adjustable dual-line lasers deliver perfect indication of cut line f
Integrated Linear Lighting in Ceilings
Architects and designers looking to incorporate linear lighting into their Armstrong® WoodWorks® ceiling designs now have easy new options. Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions introduces lighting connection cli
Material Deliveries by Subscription
RenoRun, the world’s leading building material delivery company, has developed a new premium delivery service, RenoRun Pro, making them the first construction delivery technology to offer a subscription model.
Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
Pettibone has entered the mobile elevating work platform market with 13 models with work heights ranging from 18.4' to 46'.
Offered in electric or hydraulic drive configurations, Pettibone’s ANSI A92.
ZipWall® introduces the ZipWall Dust Barrier PassThrough™, a resealable opening for passing a duct hose up to 14" in diameter through a ZipWall barrier. The PassThrough is designed for use by commercial and re
Screwdrivers Convert into Auto-Feed Screw Systems
Senco has unveiled an innovative line of quick-on, quick-off attachments that instantly transform standard screwdrivers into the most advanced auto-feed screw systems.
The new DS230 Series attachments
USGBC Launches New “Insight” Feature to Help Green Building Projects Prioritize Sustainability Strategies and Improve Performance
During the annual Greenbuild conference in November, the U.S. Green Building Council launched Insight, a new data-driven tool that highlights building project design features that can lead to better performanc