Thursday, March 26, 2009

CST/berger at IBS

by Bryan E. Wright
Executive Editor

Want to avoid costly mistakes on the jobsite? Precision laser measuring tools may be part of the answer. Once reserved for use in building roads, bridges and large commercial structures because of size and cost, precision measuring tools are now available in convenient sizes and affordable prices. The team at CST/berger gave Under Construction a personal tour of some very cool new technology during this year's International Builders Show. Ready to toss your collection of well-worn tape measures into the round file? You might be after you watch this video!


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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Exterior Portfolio by Crane at IBS

In this installment, we are joined by Jeff Cabbage of Exterior Portfolios by Crane who shows us their latest and greatest products -BellaStone® and Portsmouth Shake® Cedar Shake Cedar Shake.

Both of these products give homeowners unlimited design options and add value to the home all while helping to conserve energy.

Don’t take my word for it, see for yourself.



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Friday, March 6, 2009

More from the International Builders Show: PAM Fastening

by Bryan E. Wright
Executive Editor
bryan.wright@strata-g.com

As promised in February, here's the first of our video visits with some innovative manufacturers we found during our time at the 2009 International Builders Show in Las Vegas. PAM Fastening has done some very cool things to make production screwdriving tasks...well...more productive. PAM's Dave Cotton was kind enough to take a few minutes out of a very busy day to show us how PAM has taken collated-feed screw fastening to a whole new level. Take a look!




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