Month: October 2013

The Short Story about a Long Wall

in Canada, Trus Joist

This short story is about a long wall, and how a little creative problem solving – along with the unique features and design properties of Trus Joist® TimberStrand® laminated strand lumber (LSL) – lead to cost efficiency for a Canadian builder. The background: Landmark Building Solutions is an integrated homebuilder located in Edmonton, Alberta. Using […]

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Engineered Diaphragms and TJI® Joists

in Tech Talk

Demands on prefabricated wood I-joists in engineered buildings extend to more than just gravity requirements.  Seismic and wind lateral forces induce diaphragm shear interactions that the engineer of record needs to evaluate when specifying I-joists in light-framed diaphragm applications. In this post, I’ll provide some background on I-joist diaphragms and detailed information on the use […]

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Weyerhaeuser Distribution to Relocate Stockton, Calif., Operations

in Distribution, News Release

Over the course of the fourth quarter, Weyerhaeuser Distribution’s Stockton, Calif., operations will relocate to a new site seven miles away. The move will consolidate two existing facilities, boosting efficiencies and streamlining operations. The new facility also is convenient to major north-south transportation lanes and accommodates up to five box railcars—three more than previously allowed. […]

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Learning and Earning

in Software & Services

Building relevant knowledge is always a benefit of hard work when it comes to any training.  However, getting something back never hurts either!  In Q4 of 2013, the Weyerhaeuser Software Support and Training team will be piloting its Weyerhaeuser Learning Rewards concept.  Weyerhaeuser Learning Rewards is a program aimed at giving back to students who […]

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