Why Fortress®

TO SUPPORT AND DEFEND

Creativity Flows from the Rebel Spirit

Reinforce your vision with our Evolution steel deck framing and stair system. Recognized as an Architectural Record product of the year, this innovative solution lets you experience design flexibility through greater spans, cleaner lines, and the option to work with any type or brand of decking. Be inspired by a sustainable deck framing system that stands the test of time, while standing out with its finished aesthetic. 

High performance products

FORTRESS FRAMING

ROT? WE THINK NOT.

Experience design flexibility through greater spans, cleaner lines, and the option to work with any type or brand of decking.

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GREATER SPANS, UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS

STRONG, SAFE & ENGINEERED SYSTEM

ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE - STEEL IS RECYCLED AND RECYCLABLE, MAKING IT MORE SUSTAINABLE THAN WOOD

BEAUTIFUL FINISH

NO ROTTING, WARPING OR SPLITTING EVER

 

Change Starts From The Bottom

Look underneath most decks and you'll see a weak link. Your railing is engineered to last 25 years or more. So, why are you using wood framing? Choose Evolution steel deck framing.

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Evolution Framing Installation Guide

Evolution Framing Installation Guide

Evolution Framing Specs

Evolution Framing Specs

CAD Detail files for Framing Products

CAD Detail files for Framing Products

Evolution Steel Framing Sales Sheet

Evolution Steel Framing Sales Sheet

Evolution Steel Framing Catalog

Evolution Steel Framing Catalog

Evolution Steel Stair Framing Calculator And Installation Guide

Evolution Steel Stair Framing Calculator And Installation Guide

Evolution Steel Framing Test Report CCRR-0313

Evolution Steel Framing Test Report CCRR-0313

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Technical Evaluation Report

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Technical Evaluation Report

Evolution Steel Stair Framing Technical Evaluation Report

Evolution Steel Stair Framing Technical Evaluation Report

Evolution Steel Framing Sales Sheet (French)

Evolution Steel Framing Sales Sheet (French)

Evolution Steel Framing Sales Sheet (Spanish)

Evolution Steel Framing Sales Sheet (Spanish)

Evolution Fire Rating

Evolution Fire Rating

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Warranty for Galvanized and Powder-Coated Parts

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Warranty for Galvanized and Powder-Coated Parts

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Warranty For Salt-Water Proximity

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Warranty For Salt-Water Proximity

Evolution Framing Installation Guide for Railing Post to Frame Attachments

Evolution Framing Installation Guide for Railing Post to Frame Attachments

Evolution Framing Material Safety Data Sheet

Evolution Framing Material Safety Data Sheet

Evolution Stair Framing Adjustable Stair Tray Installation Guide

Evolution Stair Framing Adjustable Stair Tray Installation Guide

Evolution Stair Framing Adjustable Stair Tray Installation Guide (French)

Evolution Stair Framing Adjustable Stair Tray Installation Guide (French)

Evolution Stair Framing Adjustable Stair Tray Installation Guide (Spanish)

Evolution Stair Framing Adjustable Stair Tray Installation Guide (Spanish)

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Inspection Checklist

Evolution Steel Deck Framing Inspection Checklist

Evolution Framing Installation Guide (French)

Evolution Framing Installation Guide (French)

Evolution Framing Installation Guide (Spanish)

Evolution Framing Installation Guide (Spanish)

Evolution Steel Framing Grounding Installation Instructions

Evolution Steel Framing Grounding Installation Instructions

Evolution Steel Framing Grounding Installation Instructions (French)

Evolution Steel Framing Grounding Installation Instructions (French)

Evolution Steel Framing Grounding Installation Instructions (Spanish)

Evolution Steel Framing Grounding Installation Instructions (Spanish)

Why Steel Vs Wood

Why Steel Vs Wood

Framing Product Guide

Framing Product Guide

Evolution 5.5" Post Span Charts

Evolution 5.5" Post Span Charts

10x10 Evolution Framing Takeoff

10x10 Evolution Framing Takeoff

12x12 Evolution Framing Takeoff

12x12 Evolution Framing Takeoff

14x14 Evolution Framing Takeoff

14x14 Evolution Framing Takeoff

16x16 Evolution Framing Takeoff

16x16 Evolution Framing Takeoff

18x18 Evolution Framing Takeoff

18x18 Evolution Framing Takeoff

20x20 Evolution Framing Takeoff

20x20 Evolution Framing Takeoff

12x24 Evolution Framing Takeoff

12x24 Evolution Framing Takeoff

18x36 Evolution Framing Takeoff

18x36 Evolution Framing Takeoff

16x24 Evolution Framing Takeoff

16x24 Evolution Framing Takeoff

20x40 Evolution Framing Takeoff

20x40 Evolution Framing Takeoff

8x8 Evolution Framing Takeoff

8x8 Evolution Framing Takeoff

Evolution Framing Through Bolt & Toggle Bolt Installation Guide

Evolution Framing Through Bolt & Toggle Bolt Installation Guide

Evolution Framing Through Bolt & Toggle Bolt Installation Guide (Spanish)

Evolution Framing Through Bolt & Toggle Bolt Installation Guide (Spanish)

Evolution Framing Through Bolt & Toggle Bolt Installation Guide (French)

Evolution Framing Through Bolt & Toggle Bolt Installation Guide (French)

Evolution Code Compliance California 2023

Evolution Code Compliance California 2023

Evolution Code Compliance Alberta 2023

Evolution Code Compliance Alberta 2023

Evolution Code Compliance Ontario 2023

Evolution Code Compliance Ontario 2023

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