Turnkey Framing Business
In 2016, Luxor vertically integrated through the establishment of wholly owned turnkey framing companies in Canada andthe United States. Mill Frame LLC, a Washington State Company, was incorporated to secure contracts in the Western United States. Mill Frame Inc, a British Columbia Company, was incorporated to service the USA contracts by providing take-offs, idding, manufacturing prefabricated products and installation.
The sub-prime crisis in 2007 in the USA resulted in a dramatic downturn in housing starts which dropped from over two million prior to 2007 to half a million in 2009 and 2010. The industry is on a rebound but is suffering from infrastructure as a result of people and companies leaving the industry.
The two largest factors affecting the industry are skilled labor shortages and lack of prefabricated construction facilities. Luxor is able to provide skilled labor from Canada and prefabricated products from its manufacturing operations in greater Vancouver, British Columbia. Through September of 2016 Luxor has secured upwards to 40 million dollars of turnkey framing contracts for 2016 and 2017. www.Millframe.com
Engineered Wood Products
Got a Bounce in Your Floor? Use IBS 2000® Industrial Bridging.
You’ll Be Glad You Chose Us.
Welcome to Luxor Industrial Corporation. Luxor develops, manufactures, and markets innovative wood building components for the construction of floor and wall systems in residential and light commercial buildings.
Effective planning is crucial to the successful completion of any project.Before starting the project, our team of experts will first assess your goals. Then we provide you with an estimate and time-line for completion dons.
Interlocking Bridging System (IBS) is engineered bridging – it controls bounce and vibration in floors. A row of IBS interlocks all the joists together, resulting in a solid and stiff floor assembly-a better performing floor with increased span.
IBS’s contribution to floor performance has been approved in Canada by CCMC.
IBS’s design flexibility can provide the lowest cost alternative and always results in stiffer floors. IBS is ideal to use in common problem areas such as long span rooms, active living areas, floors with tile or stone toppings, kitchen islands and in dining areas that are prone to rattling china/glassware.
It is not necessary for a Designer/Builder to “throw more wood at the floor” to get a better floor. Increasing joist depth, decreasing on-center spacing or increasing flange width only marginally increases floor performance. In today’s “Go Green” environment IBS provides design flexibility to build a better floor-decreasing joist depth, increasing on-center spacing and decreasing flange-width. Typically, a floor built with IBS uses 20 – 25% less fiber compared to conventional floor configurations.
A floor built with IBS is usually less expensive than a conventional floor as less joist material is used-for example, an original sawn lumber 2×12 [depth] floor design can be optimized by using IBS to drop down to a 2×10 floor design (or 2×10 to 2×8). An original I-Joist 2×4 flange floor design can be optimized using IBS to drop down to a 2×3 flange. An original 12″ on-center spacing design can be optimized using IBS to increase on-center spacing to 16″ (or 16″ to 19.2″ ) with the same joists. Each example results in savings in material costs and/or longer spans with equivalent performance.
Using IBS is by far the lowest cost alternative and simplest method to retrofit any poor performing floor.
Eliminate all the items on your to-do list by calling the experts at Luxor Wood Products Ltd. You’ll be glad you did.
We have many years of experience and work hard to make sure the job is done right while saving you time, money, and aggravation. We’ll be there whenever you need us. Call us today to get your project underway. 1-877-496-4355