Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc.

ALTENLOH, BRINCK & CO. US, INC. (ABC US) is part of the ALTENLOH, BRINCK & CO. Group headquartered in Ennepetal, Germany and is responsible for the manufacture, sales, and distribution of its TRUFAST®, TRUFAST WALLS®, and SPAX® brands of engineered fasteners for the North American construction market. ABC US is headquartered in Bryan (Northwestern), Ohio, on the site of the former Trufast Corporation, which was acquired by ALTENLOH, BRINCK & CO. in December, 2005. The company operates a 196,000 sq. ft. complex in Bryan, comprised of administration, engineering, manufacturing, and central warehouse, in addition to an 11,000 sq. ft. state-of-the art fastener heat treat facility in Pioneer, OH. Both facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified. In August 2017, ABC US acquired Rodenhouse Inc. (rebranded as TRUFAST WALLS®) as strategic way for both companies to grow their fastener portfolio. TRUFAST WALLS® is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The documents listed below assess the code compliance of specific Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc. products. IBC Section 104 and IRC Section R104 allow for the use of alternative materials, design and methods of construction.

No. Report Title Product Name
TER 2101-01 TRUFAST® SIP Fasteners for Use in Vented and Non-Vented Nailable Insulation Panels in Roofing Applications
TER 2010-02 SPAX® Construction Screw Properties
TER 2001-01 SPAX® PowerTrim™ Screw Properties
TER 1912-07 SPAX® PowerLags® Series Structural Wood Fasteners Properties
TER 1910-05 SPAX® ¼" x 2" Fastener Steel Side Plate Application
TER 1910-04 SPAX® #14 x 4" Fastener Properties
TER 1910-02 Use of SPAX® PowerLag® #14 x 4¾" and #14 x 6¼" Screws in Wall Connections: Truss/Rafter/Joist to Wall, Stud to Plate, and Plate to Rim Board
TER 1909-04 TRUFAST® Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) Fasteners
TER 1802-03 SPAX® 5/16" PowerLag® Fasteners for Use in Multi-Ply Truss, Sawn Lumber and Engineered Wood Product Assemblies
TER 1711-01 SPAX® 5/16" PowerLags® Fasteners for Use in Deck Ledger Board Applications