In the 1950's the metal connector plate transformed
the truss industry by allowing efficient
prefabrication of short and long span trusses.
In North America the wood truss industry has grown to the point where more than 60% of residential roofs are now built with wood trusses. In Canada, approximately 95% of new houses are built with wood roof trusses.
When the advantages of wood trusses are considered, it is not surprising that their use is increasing throughout the world. To see the source document, please click here.
- easy to build with
- environmentally advantageous
- for roof or floor
- versatile system with flexible designs
- internationally proven and code accepted