Top Construction Industry Trends for 2023

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 14, 2023 9:00:00 AM

The new year is here—and builders everywhere are gearing up and getting ready for the trends that will be big in 2023. So, what should you expect in the coming months? The big themes will revolve around labor, costs, and innovative products such as the LignoLoc® Wooden Nail System developed by BECK. This patented line of wooden fasteners and tools supports coming trends by offering a sustainable, green alternative to traditional fasteners. These fasteners also work well with up-and-coming new building systems— we’ll discuss that more below along with some other trends to be aware of in the coming year.


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Topics: lignoloc, mass timber construction, construction, Eco-Friendly Construction, top trends, sustainability




Essential Mass Timber Building Tips

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 29, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Mass timber construction is booming in popularity—and there are lots of reasons why. Sustainability is a big one, and it can be a great way to design something different from your usual wood, concrete, or steel-framed structure.


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Topics: lignoloc, Wooden Nails, wood, mass timber construction, Eco-Friendly Construction




What is Mass Timber Construction?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 23, 2022 9:30:00 AM

After years of building taller with steel beams and concrete, a new concept is starting to catch on: Mass timber construction. Up until recently, typical wood-built structures would feature light-frame wood construction. In other words, your usual stick-built home.

These days, mass timber construction is becoming more relevant. Ready to see what’s behind this new trend? Below you can learn all about it—and even about tools and fasteners you can use with mass timber construction, like BECK’s LIGNOLOC® system.


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Topics: Construction Fasteners, lignoloc, construction site, mass timber construction





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