PRESS RELEASES


2021

  • September 13, 2021 - AISI Publishes AISI S250-21, “North American Standard for Thermal Transmittance of Building Envelopes with Cold-Formed Steel Framing, 2021 Edition” Download
  • July 13, 2021 - CFSEI Launches New Online Job Board Download
  • June 16, 2021 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2021 Design Excellence and Creative Detail Awards Download
  • June 7, 2021 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Roles and Responsibilities for Success with Cold-Formed Steel Framing" on June 24, 2021 Download
  • April 15, 2021 - CFSEI Virtual Expo to be Held May 18-20 Download
  • April 6, 2021 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Practical Allyship: Five Actions Anyone can do to Promote Inclusion at Work" on April 29, 2021 Download
  • March 30, 2021 - Harry W. (Hank) Martin Recognized for Public Safety Leadership by National Institute of Building Sciences Download
  • March 23, 2021 - AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports Download
  • February 23, 2021 - AISI Publishes Five Cold-Formed Steel Test Standards Download
  • January 14, 2021 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Frequently Misunderstood Wind Load Topics for Cold-Formed Steel Structures” on February 4, 2021 Download
  • January 12, 2021 - Steel Industry Celebrates the Accomplishments and Legacy of the CCFSS while Transitioning of the Future Download
  • January 5, 2021 - AISI Updates Six Cold-Formed Steel Design Standards Download

2020

  • December 8, 2020 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2021 Awards Program Through February 19
    Virtual CFSEI Expo to be Held May 18-20, 2021 Download
  • December 1, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Post-Installed Anchor Testing, Qualification and Design Procedure" on December 17, 2020 Download
  • October 20, 2020 - CFSEI Published Series of Beginner Technical Notes
    Nine new Technical Notes provide basic information on cold-formed steel design Download
  • October 8, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Demystifying Cold-Formed Steel Torsion Analysis for Design" on October 29, 2020 Download
  • September 29, 2020 - AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports Download
  • August 24, 2020 - CFSEI to Launch Virtual Expo on September 3, 2020Eight webinars to be offered over eight weeks for 12 PDHs credits Download
  • August 17, 2020 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2020 Design Excellence and Creative Detail Awards Download
  • July 23, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Mid-Rise Construction using Lightweight Steel Framing” on August 13, 2020 Download
  • June 16, 2020 - CFSEI Announces 2020-2021 Executive Committee Members Download
  • May 19, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Framing Attachment to Concrete in Seismic Zone" on June 11, 2020 Download
  • April 13, 2020 - Steel Framing Alliance and Super Stud Building Products, Inc. Sponsor Cold-Formed Steel Framing Webinars on April 15 and April 22 Download
  • March 25, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Design Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light Frame Diaphragms" on April 9, 2020 Download
  • March 19, 2020 - 2020 CFSEI Expo is Canceled due to Concerns Related to COVID-19 Download
  • March 17, 2020 - AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports Download
  • February 20, 2020 - AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Test Standards Download
  • February 12, 2020 - Registration is Open for the 2020 CFSEI Expo to be Held May 19-20 in Tampa, Florida Download
  • January 15, 2020 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Connection Design 101 Download
  • 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 Download

2019

  • December 3, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Steel Deck on Cold-Formed Steel Framing" on December 19, 2019  Download
  • 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 Download
  • August 12, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Innovative Options with Cold-Formed Steel Floor Systems Download
  • August 7, 2019 - AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2019 Download
  • July 17, 2019 - CFSEI Announces 2019-2020 Executive Committee Members Download
  • July 9, 2019 - CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2019 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service Download
  • July 9, 2019 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2019 Design Excellence And Innovative Detail Awards Download
  • June 27, 2019 - AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-to-Steel Screw Connections-Update to Provisions Download
  • June 17, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Design Topics Not in a Standard" on June 27, 2019  Download
  • May 7, 2019 - CFSEI Announces Program for 2019 Expo - Event will be held in Chicago, Illinois Download
  • April 29, 2019 - AISI Releases Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition Download
  • March 25, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Coordinating Cold-Formed Steel Framing with Metal Buildings on April 18, 2019 Download
  • March 12, 2019 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2019 Awards Program Though April 15  Download
  • March 6, 2019 - 2019 CFSEI Expo to be Held June 4-6 in Chicago, Illinois  Download
  • January 28, 2019 - CFSEI to Host on AISI D113-19, Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide New design guide will be published soon Download
  • 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 Download

2018

  • October 30, 2018 - AISI Publishes New Cold-Formed Steel Research Report on Load Bearing Clip Angle Design Download
  • October 9, 2018 - AISI Published Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports Download
  • October 4, 2018 - AISI to Co-Sponsor the Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures 2018 Download
  • October 2, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design with the AISI Direct Strength Method on October 11, 2018 Download
  • September 11, 2018 - AISI Announces Council Approves Formation of New Subcommittee on Composite Member Design and Seeks Experts to Participate Download
  • August 6, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2018 Executive Committee Members Download
  • July 24, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Construction-Grade Thumbtacks on August 23, 2018 Download
  • July 10, 2018 - CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2018 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service Download
  • July 10, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2018 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Award Winners Download
  • July 3, 2018 - AISI Published New Report on LRFD and Resistance Factors for Cold-Formed Steel Compression Members Download
  • June 25, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Understanding the Fundamental Behavior of Cold-Formed Steel Members on June 28, 2018CFSEI launches new "AISI S100 Lecture" webinar series Download
  • June 13, 2018 - AISI Publishes Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual 2017 Edition Download
  • June 5, 2018 - AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Research Proposals for 2018 Download
  • May 16, 2018 - AISI Updates Fourteen S900-Series Test Standards Download
  • May 8, 2018 - AISI Publishes New Test Standard AISI S919 completes the suite of 2017 Edition Standards Download
  • May 3, 2018 - AISI Updates Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design StandardNew Version of AISI S201 Supersedes 2012 Edition Download
  • April 9, 2018 - CFSEI Announces Program for 2018 Expo Event will be held May 15-16 in San Diego, CA Download
  • March 26, 2018 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Apparent Sound Transmission Class Ratings and Cold-Formed Steel on April 26, 2018 Download
  • February 27, 2018 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on the Attachment of Cold-Formed Steel Framing to Precast, Post-tensioned and Hollow-Core Concrete Download
  • February 20, 2018 - CFSEI Launches Video Series to Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Cold-Formed Steel Framing Download
  • February 13, 2018 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2018 Awards Program Through March 30 Download
  • February 7, 2018 - CFSEI Expo to be Held May 15-16 in San Diego, California Download
  • January 3, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee Members Download

2017

  • October 24-26, 2017 - AISI and CFSEI to Co-Sponsor 25th Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures Biennial course to be held October 24-26, 2017 in St. Louis, MO Download
  • April 13, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Expo on May 22-23 in Fort Worth, Texas Download.
  • 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 Download
  • February 15, 2017 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2017 Program Through March 30New category recognizes innovation cold-formed steel framing details Download
  • February 13, 2017 - AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports Download
  • January 4, 2017 - AISI Publishes Two New S900-Series Test Standards Download

2016

  • December 21, 2016 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Lessons Learned from Cold-Formed Steel Framed Mid-Rise Projects on February 23, 2017 Download
  • December 6, 2016 - AISI Publishes New Report on Direct Strength Prediction of Cold-Formed Steel Beam-Columns Download
  • December 2, 2016 - AISI and MBMA to Host Webinar on Significant Changes to AISI S100, Cold-Formed Steel Design Specification Download
  • November 17, 2016 - AISI Publishes Supplement No. 1 to S400-15 North American Standard for Seismic Design of CFS Structural Systems Download
  • November 15, 2016 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Structural Versus Nonstructural Member Design on December 8, 2016
    Download
  • November 9, 2016 - NEHRP and ATC Release New Seismic Design Technical Brief Based on AISI Standard Document is co-authored by AISI standards committee membersDownload
  • July 27, 2016 - Steel Industry Teams Up for Material Transparency North American steel associations show sustainability of building products with EPDs Download
  • May 26, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Building Information Modeling and Cold-Formed Steel on June 2, 2016 Download
  • May 12, 2016 - AISI Publishes New Report on Resistance of Arc Spot Welds Loaded in Shear and Tension for Building Design and Construction Download
  • April 26, 2016 - Steel Industry Releases First Environmental Product Declarations for Steel Joists and Roof/Floor Deck Download
  • 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
    Download

2015

  • December 8, 2015 - AISI Publishes Three S900-Series Standards Download
  • 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) Download
  • October 13, 2015 - Steel Deck Institute Publishes New Edition of the Diaphragm Design Manual Download
  • 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 Download
  • September 23, 2015 - SMDI Announces Launch of New Website Dedicated to Using Steel for Building Construction Download
  • 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  Download
  • 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 Download
  • June 3, 2015 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Framing Connection Design on June 25, 2015 Download
  • June 1, 2015 - Steel Framing Alliance Updates "Thermal Design and Code Compliance for Cold-Formed Steel Walls" Design Guide Download
  • 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  Download
  • 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 Download
  • 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 Download
  • April 20, 2015 - AISI Report Introduces New Design Methods for Load-Bearing Clip Angles Download
  • April 2, 2015 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Mid-Rise Cold-Formed Steel Construction And Design - A Case Study" on April 9, 2015 Download
  • March 19, 2015 - CFSEI Expo to be Held May 18-19 in Orlando Download
  • March 13, 2015 - CFSEI Updates Technical Note on Design Methodology for Hole Reinforcement of Cold-Formed Steel Bending Members Download
  • March 12, 2015 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Design for Splicing of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Studs Download
  • 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  Download
  • 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 webinar in the "Back to Basics" series Download
  • January 12, 2015 - Winners Named in Fourth Annual International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design Download

2014

  • 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 Download
  • October 8, 2014 - CFSEI to Host Webinar that Reviews Brace Design Provisions and Torsion Considerations Download
  • September 8, 2014 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Welded Box-Beam Flexure Design Download
  • September 4, 2014 - AISI Publishes 2013 Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual
    New Edition Supplements AISI S100-12; Updated 2008 Edition Download
  • August 25, 2014 - CFSEI Announces Resigned Website Website includes access to free downloadable AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards Download
  • August 14, 2014 - AISI Publishes Fourteen S900-Series Test Standards Download
  • 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 Download
  • August 12, 2014 - AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards are Offered Free of Charge for Downloading
    Standards are available at new location, www.aisistandards.org  Download
  • July 23, 2014 - Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute to Host Webinar that Reviews Built-up Member Design Provisions on August 14, 2014 Download
  • June 2, 2014 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on “Cold-Formed Steel Strap-Braced Walls: AISI S213 to AISI S400” on June 12, 2014 Download
  • 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 Download
  • 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 Download
  • April 7, 2014 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Composite Floor Systems Using Cold-Formed Steel on April 24, 2014 R Download
  • March 27, 2014 - AISI is Re-accredited by ANSI as an American National Standards Developer Download
  • February 11, 2014 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2014 Design and Distinguished Service Awards
    New Category Added for Residential Design and Construction Download
  • February 27, 2014 - CFSEI 2014 Expo to be Held May 19-20 in Memphis
    New Cold-Formed Steel Design Forum added to program Download
  • January 29, 2014 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Blast Design of Cold-Formed Steel Framing on February 27, 2014Download

2013

  • December 30, 2013 - Winners Named in Third Annual International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design
    More international entries submitted in 2013 competition Download
  • November 6, 2013 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Specifying Cold-Formed Steel on December 5, 2013Download
  • 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 Download
  • October 22, 2013 - CFSEI CANADA TO HOST SEMINAR ON DESIGNING WITH COLD-FORMED STEEL USING THE NORTH AMERICAN SPECIFICATION, S136-12 Download
  • 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 Download
  • October 8, 2013 - CFSEI PUBLISHES FOUR TECHNICAL NOTES
    Two new documents and two revision documents now available for purchase Download
  • March 20, 2013 - AISI TO DEVELOP NEW UNIFIED COLD-FORMED STEEL SEISMIC DESIGN STANDARD AISI seeks new committee members to assist in the process Download

2012

  • 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 
    Download

2011

  • November 16, 2011- AISI Publishes Code of Standard Practice for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2011 Edition Edition Download
  • 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. Download
  • May 23-24, 2011 - Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance and National CFSEI Annual Conference Download

2010

  • 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. Download

2009

  • June 10, 2009 - AISI Publishes Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual New Manual Supplements 2007 Edition of the North American Specification Download