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Network Framing Solutions Helps Local Non-Profits with Giving Challenge for October Manufacturing Month

Owners Melissa Sheffy and Tony Sheffy create a Matching Grant Program to benefit three organizations hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Plainville, CT— October 5, 2020 — Network Framing Solutions (NFS) is a producer of custom-engineered prefabricated framing for walls, floors, and roof structures. The company has helped keep commercial construction building through the pandemic with…

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Working Through Challenging Times

Waterstone – Steel Coils

This is what it looks like to keep building with off-site construction. Regardless of the current health crisis, we are continuing to meet project schedules while providing the highest levels of safety and service. Steel coils that were delivered to our shop in April will soon be turned into components for a new four-story assisted…

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A Quick Transformation of a Tight Space With Off-Site Prefabrication

Project: Scope: Renovation of an existing tenant space into a medical clinic Builder: NDC Corp. Architect: Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, LLC. Location: Norwich, CT Total LF of Steel Framing Manufactured and Installed: 12,160 LF of steel coil manufactured into track and stud assemblies making up Aprox.1980 LF of steel frame wall panels assembled and installed.…

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The New Prefab Construction Model

The start of a new year is an opportunity to embrace change. It’s time to trade old habits with new insights. The outdated model of traditional construction offers a fitting example. The framework of how we build needs to change with the times. Instead of separate sequential steps with one-way communication, the new prefab construction…

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Do you have a need for speed?

Need for Speed

Aggressive schedules are the new normal in commercial construction. Buildings that traditionally would have required a year or more to build now need to be turned over in record time. The good news for architects is that it is possible to meet and exceed expectations by integrating design-led prefabrication technology methods. The design-led construction model…

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Speed, Strength and Sustainability

Off-site prefabrication with cold-formed steel (CFS) is the fastest trend in construction. While it is a relatively new method compared to traditional materials like timber frame, concrete or block builds, the many benefits of CFS are quickly making it the top choice for owners and architects. Network Framing Solutions is proud to be the first…

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DRI1 Online Shopping E-Commerce

Project. Scope: Renovation of existing building into a new location for e-commerce distribution Builder: RC Andersen Architect: BL Companies Location: Providence, RI Total LF of Steel Framing Manufactured and Installed: 675 LF Interior Walls Total Panel Assemblies: 107 Floor Count: 1 Challenge: Schedule: This job needed to done ASAP with substantial liquidated damages if it…

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Yale School of Medicine Office Renovation Built with Prefabbed Metal Panels

NFS Yale Renovation

Project: Scope: Renovate 4,717 square feet of existing lab space into new offices, break room, bathrooms, conference rooms, and public corridor. Builder: Babbidge Construction Company, Inc. Architect: TLB Architecture, Chester, CT Location: New Haven, CT Total LF of Steel Framing Manufactured and Installed: 600 Total Panel Assemblies: 103 Bundled and shipped for assembly on site…

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St. Francis Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center

Project: Scope: Production and Installation of exterior and interior wall framing for new medical facility Builder: SLAM Construction Services Architect: SLAM Collaborative Location: Hartford, CT Total LF of Steel Framing Manufactured and Installed: 900 LF Exterior Walls; 3,520 LF Interior Walls Total Panel Assemblies: 78 Exterior Panels, & 768 Interior Panels Floor Count: 1 Challenge:…

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Pre-Engineered Panels Make Life Easier for Everybody

It’s all in the details. Our prefabricated steel system can improve every phase of the CFS framing process to save time and reduce construction costs. When we are able to consult early on in the project with the electricians, plumbers, and mechanical subcontractors, we can ensure that as much work as possible is done in…

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