AWCI Member Spotlight: Component Assembly Systems

Component Assembly Systems, Inc. is one of the largest wall and ceiling contractors in the United States, but the company started out small in 1964 when it was founded as Score Carpentry, Inc., in New Rochelle, New York. Its first job was at the New York World’s Fair, installing exhibit cabinetry for $139.23.

Downturn Offers Opportunities

Updating your IT systems and engaging with business customers are examples of what you might want to put on your agenda during less active periods.

Safety Matters

You are reading our annual safety issue, and this month our first feature article asks safety pros from AWCI member companies about how they combat the effects of heat on jobsite workers.

Just Do It

Recently on LinkedIn, Chris Walker, CEO of Passetto and chairman of Refine Labs, told the story of someone—a marketing professional, no doubt—who said that creating volumes of marketing material is not only hard to do but impossible.

Value Every Voice: Management Engagement in Safety

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The great thing about AWCI’s Peer Safety Review experience is the learning doesn’t happen just at the job site or in a conference room; learning also happens around the breakfast table or in a bar or restaurant as these professionals share their experiences, problems and solutions.

Firestopping Tape

ClarkDietrich is giving framing contractors greater flexibility in leveraging the firestopping power of its BlazeFrame family of products with the introduction of BlazeFrame® Tape.

Drywall Grid Suspended Ceiling System

Rockfon is expanding its suspended ceiling grid systems with a new offering: Rockfon Chicago Metallic® Drywall Grid. The new drywall grid product is being introduced to provide easier, faster, consistent, high-quality installation and contributes to greater overall performance.

Framing Nailer

DeWalt introduces the 20V MAX XR® Brushless Cordless 21º Plastic Collated Framing Nailer (DCN920) and 30º Paper Collated Framing Nailer (DCN930), each delivering powerful performance in a range of applications. Designed with an innovative flywheel, the nailers help minimize downtime between shots by allowing the tool to stay active after the trigger is released.