PRESS RELEASES

2020


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, 2020
Eight webinars to be offered over eight weeks for 12 PDH 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 30, 2019 - CCFSS Extends Deadline for Specialty Conference Abstracts to January 15, 2020
Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown in Dallas, TX Download
December 3, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Steel Deck on Cold-Formed Steel Framing" on December 19, 2019 Download
October 29, 2019 - AISI and CCFSS Announce the Publication of "Cold-Formed Steel Design - Fifth Edition" 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 ServiceDownload
July 9, 2019 - CFSEI Announces Winners of 2019 Design Excellence And Innovative Detail Awards
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June 27, 2019 - AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-to-Steel Screw Connections-Update to ProvisionsDownload
June 17, 2019 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on "Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Design Topics Not in a Standard" on June 27, 2019Download
May 7, 2019 - CFSEI Announces Program for 2019 Expo - Event will be held in Chicago, Illinois
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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
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 More ...
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 2, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2018-2019 Executive Committee Members Download
July 24, 2018 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Construction-Grade Thumbtacks on August 23, 2018
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July 10, 2018 - CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2018 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award
for Distinguished Service
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July 10, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2018 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Award Winners
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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, 2018
CFSEI launches new "AISI S100 Lecture" webinar seriesDownload
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 StandardsDownload
May 3, 2018 - AISI Updates Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Standard
New Version of AISI S201 Supersedes 2012 EditionDownload
April 9, 2018 - CFSEI Announces Program for 2018 Expo
Event will be held May 15-16 in San Diego, CADownload
March 26, 2018 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Apparent Sound Transmission Class Ratings and Cold-Formed Steel on April 26, 2018Download
February 27, 2018 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on the Attachment of Cold-Formed Steel Framing to Precast, Post-tensioned and Hollow-Core ConcreteDownload
February 20, 2018 - CFSEI Launches Video Series to Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Cold-Formed Steel FramingDownload
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, CaliforniaDownload
January 3, 2018 - CFSEI Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee Members Download

2017


October 5, 2017 - CFSEI Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee Members Download
October 3, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Structural Aspect of Interior Nonstructural Cold-Formed Steel Framing on October 26, 2017 Download
August 24, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Blast Design of Cold-Formed Steel Components, Walls and Roof Systems on August 24, 2017 Download
July 27, 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
July 10, 2017 - CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2017 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service   Download
July 10, 2017 - CFSEI Announces 2017 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Award Winners   Download
June 27, 2017 - AISI and MBMA to Host Webinar on Being the Engineer of Record on Metal Building Projects   Download
June 2, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Essential Concepts for the Meticulous Navigation of Cold-Formed Steel Regulations on June 8, 2017   Download
April 13, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Expo on May 22-23 in Fort Worth, Texas   Download
April 6, 2017 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Fastening and Firestopping Interior and Exterior Walls on April 27, 2017   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 20, 2017 - CFSEI Updates Technical Note on the Design of Bypass Slip Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Construction
Updated Version Replaces CFSEI Tech Note W103-11   Download
February 15, 2017 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2017 Program Through March 30
New 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 SystemsDownload
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 members Download
November 1, 2016 - New Edition of the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members is Published
2016 Edition supersedes all previous issues of the “Harmonized North American Standard”Download
October 12, 2016 - CFSEI Updates Technical Note on Welding Cold-Formed Steel
Revised Document Replaces Tech Note F140-10 Download
September 27, 2016 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Introduction to AISI S400-15, North American Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems Download
August 31, 2016 - AISI and CFSEI Co-Sponsor Wei-Wen Yu International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures Download
August 18, 2016 - AISI Announces Organizational And Leadership Changes to its Standards Council and Standards Development Committees Download
August 3, 2016 - AISI and CFSEI Announce Kick-off of 2016-2017 International Cold-Formed Steel Building Student Design Competition
Competition offers expanded design challenge and timeline, new rules, and professional mentors Download
August 1, 2016 - SMDI and AISC with Industry and Academia to Establish the Steel
Diaphragm Innovation Initiative
New Website is launched to educate and update design professionals at http://www.steeli.org
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July 27, 2016 - Steel Industry Teams Up for Material Transparency
North American steel associations show sustainability of building products with EPDs Download
July 26, 2016 - CFSEI Announces 2016-2017 Executive Committee Members Download
July 7, 2016 - Nabil Rahman Named As Recipient of the 2016 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award
for Distinguished Services Award
Award is renamed to honor a respected and beloved colleague Download
July 6, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Updated Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design on August 11, 2016 Download
May 26, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Building Information Modeling and Cold-Formed Steel on June 2, 2016
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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
April 13, 2016 - CFSEI and MASFA To Host 2016 Expo in Annapolis, Maryland Download
March 31, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Trusses
And Blast Loads on April 21, 2016
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March 23, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Trusses
And Blast Loads on April 14, 2016
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February 23, 2016 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Mechanical Bridging Anchorage of
Axially Loaded Cold-Formed Steel Studs
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February 3, 2016 - CFSEI Accepting Entries for 2016 Design and Distinguised Service Awards
Awards will recognize projects, products and distinguished individuals service Download
January 18, 2016 - AISI Publishes S220-15, North American Standard for Cold-Formed
Steel Framing - NonStructural Members

New edition updates 2011 edition of AISI S220 Download
January 14, 2016 - Winners of 2015 International Student Competition on Cold-Formed Steel Design are Announced 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
January 4, 2016 - CFSEI To Host Webinar On Seismic Engineering of Cold-Formed Steel Framed
Buildings And The CFS-NEES Effort Feb. 18, 2016
Content is tailored to practicing structural engineers who will be the end users of
forthcoming seismic evaluation methods, tools and specifications
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2015


December 16, 2015 - AISI Publishes Code of Standard Practice for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2015 Edition, New version updates 2011 edition of AISI S202 Download
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
November 23, 2015 - CFSEI to Host Webinar on Sound Transmissions in Cold-Formed Steel Constructions on December 3, 2015 Download
October 13, 2015 - Steel Deck Institute Publishes New Edition of the Diaphragm Design Manual Download
October 6, 2015 - CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on Load Path Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light-Frame Construction 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
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September 23, 2015 - SMDI Announces Launch of New Website Dedicated to Using Steel for Building Construction Download
September 8, 2015 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Lateral Systems on October 22, 2015 Download
July 30, 2015 - CFSEI To Host Webinar on PAF Developments in Cold-Formed Steel on August 27, 2015 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
May 27, 2015 - CFSEI Names Bill Babich, P.E., as Distinguished Service Award Winner Download
May 27, 2015 - CFSEI Announces 2015 Design Excellence Award Winners 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 Education 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 AISI S100 and Cold-Formed Steel Framing Standards on February 12, 2015 This is the fifth webiner 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 14, 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 22, 2014 - AISI To Co-Sponsor 22nd International Specialy Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures   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 Redesigned 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   Download
August 12, 2014 - AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards are Offered Free of Charge for Downloading   Download
July 23, 2014 - Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute to Host Webinar that Reviews Built-up Member Design Provisions on August 14, 2014   Download