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Encyclopedia Of Trusses
Since 1966 architects and builders have specifiedmillions of roof and floor trusses engineered bythe staff of Alpine Engineered Products, Inc.These trusses, manufactured by truss plants inevery state and province, are used in one of everyfive homes built in the U.S. and Canada today, aswell as in many commercial, institutional andagricultural buildings.Alpine maintains a leadership position in theindustry through research, development,technical knowledge and customer orientedservice. Our truss manufacturers are supportedby more than 30 professional engineers in theU.S. representing all 50 states and the 10provinces in Canada, and more than one hundredother design and computer technicians.Alpine’s truss design methodology is inaccordance with national standards and is backedby extensive research and testing.Truss manufacturers in the United States,Canada, the United Kingdom, and South Africadepend on Alpine for truss assembly equipment,metal connector plates, truss design service,design software, connectors and anchors, andother truss related products.
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The Encyclopedia of Trusses
is intended as a guide to architects,engineers, building designers and contractors for suggested uses of trusses. The building code of jurisdiction and a truss designprofessional should be consulted before incorporating informationfrom this publication into any structure. The contents herein arefor the exclusive use of component manufacturers who useproducts from Alpine Engineered Products, Inc. in the sale andpromotion of trusses.Alpine Engineered Products, Inc., nor any of its divisions orcompanies, does not warrant the recommendations andinformation contained herein as proper under all conditions andexpressly disclaims any responsibility for damages arising from theuse, application, or reliance on the recommendations containedherein.