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- Created: Monday, 22 July 2019 16:09
It was 1952 - the engineered wood truss connected with metal plates was invented and patented by A. Carroll Sanford, founder of Sanford Industries. The invention was a long time coming as many years and many experiments of how to make trusses work effectively had gone by unsuccessfully. Since this successful origination in the 50s, the roof truss has not only gained an incredible amount of popularity, but tremendous necessity in the construction industry. At Fischer Lumber, we engineer many types of roof truss systems, so let’s learn about what all this means.