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2010-09-02 07:30:00

ALLEN, Texas, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameri-CAD, Inc. - An ITW Company has officially released the 2011 version of their VisionREZ Residential Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Following are key new features and enhancements to this latest release of VisionREZ: Compatibility: VisionREZ Plug In is compatible with Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD MEP 2011 and 2010 platforms. VisionREZ Stand Alone (Designer and Builder) is powered by the 2011 AutoCAD Architecture...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), a leading building products company, announced today it has created a new lightweight category of gypsum wallboard with the introduction of its SHEETROCK® Brand UltraLight Panels. The lightweight gypsum panels are up to 30 percent lighter than the competition, making installation easier and faster. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-06-24 13:37:36

Analysis of a series of public health campaigns in the Swiss media has shown that, although the campaign was entirely focused on positive messages, the resulting stories often featured 'negative' threats and warnings. The study, published in the open access journal BMC Research Notes, also found that the campaign was much more successful in the German media, compared to French or Italian. Bettina Borisch worked with a team of researchers from the University of Geneva to carry out the study...

2010-03-03 13:30:00

MENTOR, Ohio, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shortly after Telling(TM) Industries announced the launch of their new website, BUILDSTRONG.com. The company released today that they have begun a full conversion to the TRUE-STUD(TM) product line. TRUE-STUD is a patent pending drywall framing system that utilizes improved design elements and stronger raw materials. Telling intends on completing a full conversion to the TRUE-STUD(TM) product line at two of their three facilities by March 29, 2010....

2010-02-17 07:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com Inc., the world's largest online retailer of quality wall art, today commemorated the custom framing of its three millionth wall art item. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091208/ART-COMLOGO) "We take great pride in this accomplishment because it reflects our commitment to providing top-of-the-line finished wall decor, dedicated customer service and superior value to our customers," said Gary Takemoto, senior vice president of...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- It is now easier and safer to use light-gage steel stud framing. For the first time, the ICC Evaluation Services (ICC-ES) has issued an evaluation report confirming an engineered header system meets the requirements of the 2006 International Building Code (IBC) and 2007 California Building Code (CBC). The recently issued ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-1765 applies to the ProX Header by Brady Construction Innovations. Headers are used over door and window...

2009-06-26 15:18:34

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of DEWALT framing nailers due to risk of serious injuries. The DEWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers could eject fasteners unexpectedly, resulting in serious injury, the commission said in a statement. About 9,000 of the framing nailers were imported from Mexico by DEWALT Industrial Tool Co. of Towson, Md, and sold nationwide from January 2008 through September 2008 for about $280. No injuries were reported, but...

2009-06-25 09:43:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: DeWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers Units: About 9,000 Distributor: DeWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Towson, Md....

2009-01-15 14:53:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A Michaels email poll of more than 125 daily newspapers across the U.S. revealed that 76 percent of the publications will run extra copies of inauguration editions in anticipation of higher sales to people who want a souvenir of the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. Michaels, the nation's largest custom framer, says it will help people preserve those keepsake newspapers with a $99.99 custom framing special for newspaper...

2009-01-12 08:47:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With energy costs continually on the rise and taking its toll on the world population and the environment, the need for energy conservation has never been greater. It is estimated that 40% of our energy is used controlling the temperature in buildings. Of this, over 30% escapes from the building primarily through the conventionally insulated walls metal or wood studs in a process termed Thermal Bridging. (Photo:...