Cold-Formed Steel in Mid-Rise Construction

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Telling Industries
Presented by Larry Williams

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore the capacity of cold-formed steel structures to meet the requirements for mid-rise construction.
  2. Investigate the building codes requirements for cold-formed steel in mid-rise construction.
  3. Discuss some basic detailing techniques for designing cold-formed steel assemblies.
  4. Examine actual examples of mid-rise structures using cold-formed steel assemblies.


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Cold-formed steel (CFS) framing has a proven track record of providing energy-saving and sustainability benefits for buildings of all shapes and sizes. CFS framing can also be the primary structural element in mid-rise construction and meets all of the required building codes and standards.

In this webinar we will explore the use of cold-formed steel assemblies in mid-rise construction. It is intended to provide instruction on the capacity of cold-formed steel framed assemblies in both structural and non-structural applications found in mid-rise buildings.

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Photo courtesy of Steel Framing Industry Association


 Larry Williams, is the Executive Director of the Steel Framing Industry Association, the industry organization dedicated to expanding the market for cold-formed steel through Promotion, Advocacy, Education, and by providing a positive environment for Innovation. The SFIA’s 1,200 members come from virtually every link of the CFS industry supply chain, including steel mills, coil coaters, stud and connector manufacturers, panelizers, engineers, researchers, suppliers/distributors, and builders and framing contractors. SFIA members manufacture 83 percent of the steel framing materials and supply/distribute 90 percent of the steel framing and related materials in the U.S.


Telling Industries Telling Industries is an American-owned and operated full line manufacturer of innovative, premium metal framing products and accessories. Telling has a full complement of capabilities at each of its three manufacturing facilities, enabling Telling to offer a complete line of products at all locations.


Originally published in July 2022