MiTek Launches Realignment Benson, SidePlateTM, and Ultra-Span Structural Framing Solutions

MiTek | May 04, 2021

MiTek Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today announces the realignment of three well-known brands providing structural framing solutions to the building industry. Driven by industry demand and organizational collaboration, these structural framing building solutions will proudly be offered as a part of the great MiTek® portfolio of building solutions.

These structural framing building solutions include:


• Benson® Curtain Wall and Benson® Glass, a worldwide design, prefabrication, and installation custom solution for glass and curtain walls;

• SidePlate™ Connection Designs, the innovative and optimized moment frame connection design; and

• Ultra-Span® Floor and Ultra-Span® Roof Trusses, prefabricated cold-formed steel framing products.

• Now offered under the MiTek® name, customers will still receive equivalent great solutions and services they need come to expect.

MiTek collaborates across the building industry to rework the way its customers' design, make and build utilizing off-site construction. With MiTek's expanding specialization in accelerating design and supporting the building industry with a growing set of services and off-site building solutions, customers and partners are equipped to satisfy their challenges and therefore the demands of the present positive market cycle with greater efficiency and overall confidence.

"Integrating these three former standalone operations into a unified MiTek portfolio of solutions is a component of what has been a multi-year journey for us, following a period of acquisitions beginning in 2008," said Mark A. Thom, Chairman & Chief military officer of MiTek. "We're excited to further simplify our branding to MiTek® while maximizing how these solutions add value to our customers' business and therefore the way we help them use off-site means to create better. Our vision and complete focus are to raised leverage all our technology and capabilities as MiTek, to further help our partners transform global communities. the necessity has never been greater for speed and efficiency from design to completion to assist meet the rapidly growing demand for smarter, cheaper, and more sustainable homes and buildings. We still reshape MiTek to unlock that power."

MiTek believes that the building industry's future relies on better design methods and overall connectivity of the availability chain and therefore the information, services, and building methods required to finish any project. Better end-to-end approaches and therefore the use of off-site methods whenever possible should help to satisfy today's global building challenges more robustly and sustainably.

"Bringing these structural framing solutions together with more fully under the MiTek name will give our customers expanded access to new services and software solutions, and further innovations in the off-site building which will transform the way the industry designs, makes, and builds," said Lance Howard, President, Commercial Building Solutions. "This may be a natural next step which will further harmonize our team and solutions within MiTek's broader technology solutions. within the end, this could help us even better function as an ally for our partners."

About MiTek

MiTek may be a platform innovator and enabler that exists to rework the building industry with better building solutions. In 1955, MiTek transformed residential construction with the invention of the Gang-Nail plate and a digital platform that provided a reasonable and scalable thanks to manufacturing wood trusses. Today, MiTek delivers software, services, engineered products, and automatic solutions that enable the building industry to enhance efficiencies by optimizing the balance between off-site and on-site. With nearly 5,600 team members worldwide, MiTek collaborates across the building industry to enable and accelerate transformational breakthroughs in design and construction to rework the way the industry designs, makes, and builds.

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