G2T History - The Road to "The Strong and Simple Solution"

1970s:  TruTrus TT Series Joist/Purlin is Born by Imperial Components, Inc

  • The "TT-Series" truss dominates long span, 8' on center purlin applications in the Western United States.
  • Millions of square feet of low-slope commercial roofs are built in demanding Seismic Zone Four with the TT-Purlin due to its strength and cost effectiveness.
  • The TT-Series" truss expands into numerous long-span joisted commercial roof applications, proving to be the first Strong and Simple Solution to high load, long span commercial truss applications.

EARLY 1990's:  Standard Structures, Inc Introduces the SST-Purlin/Joist

  • Standard Structures introduces the ssT-Purlin/Joist to compete with the TruTrus
  • Tens of Millions of square feet of low-slope commercial roofs are built in ssT and TT Purlins. Supporting the likes of Home Depot, Best Buy, Lowes, Target's Roof Systems
  • The Northridge and Loma Prieta earthquakes put the ssT and TT to the ultimate test
  • The ssT and TT perform amazingly well in both massive earthquakes

2009:  ssT Quashed by RedBuilt®

2014:  G2 Structural introduces the G2T-Joist/Purlin/Joist

  • G2 Structural LLC is formed and staffed by a collection of former Standard Structures, Alliance/TruTruss, and Trus Joist Commercial Technical Experts
  • G2 launches the "G2T" Commercial Open Web Wood Truss Joist/Purlin
  • The G2T has immediate success as a value engineered alternative to "Pin-Connected" truss in joisted applications throughout the United States
  • The G2T has immediate success as a Purlin in Wood Framed Shopping Centers throughout the Western United States see the G2T Series
  • The G2T has immediate success as a V.E. alternate to steel in panelized applications

2015:  G2 Structural introduces the "G2T-L"

  • G2 Structural improves the G2T by introducing a Structural Composite Lumber Chord/Web truss, the G2T-L. A truly monolithic chord insures high load performance.
  • G2 Structural chooses LP Corp's SolidStart™ LSL as its structural composite lumber chord/web. LP Corp conducts independent testing for its LSL's use within the G2T-L.
  • G2 Structural rolls out the G2T-L Nationwide
  • The G2T-L was the product of choice in numerous long span, high load, commercial floor and roof applications.  see G2T Series

2016:  G2 Structural introduces the "G2T-V"

  • G2 Structural further improves and expands its G2T Series by adding another Structural Composite Lumber Chord and Web Series of G2T, the G2T-V
  • G2 Structural chooses Roseburg's RigidLam™ LVL for use as chord/web for the G2T-V
  • The G2T-V has the highest Fb of any commercial open-web wood truss in the U.S.A.
  • G2 rolls out the G2T-V Nationwide
  • The G2T-V has been the product of choice in numerous long span, high load, commercial floor and roof applications. see G2T Series

2017:  G2 Structural Adds a Central California G2T Manufacturing Plant to Better Serve its Growing Presence in California

  • G2 Structural opens a G2T manufacturing plant in Del Rey, CA
  • Three G2T lines in place
  • G2 Structural's G2T capacity is set for growth
  • This Del Rey plant, 20 miles south of Fresno, better serves the G2T's market growth
  • The G2T Series of Commercial Open-Web Wood Truss continues to replace specified pin-connected truss in many commercial floor and roof applications. Value is recognized, and rewarded. see G2T Support to help specify the Strong and Simple Solution G2T.

G2T Commercial Truss Series - For Selecting "The Strong and Simple Solution""k"


G2T-L

LP SolidStart LSL Chords


SERIES:  G2T-44L and 45L

DEPTH RANGE:  16" - 61"
LENGTH RANGE:  10' - 64'
PROFILES:  Parallel, Single Tapered, Double Tapered

G2T-V

Roseberg RigidLam LVL Chords


SERIES:  G2T- 44V and 45V
DEPTH RANGE:  16"-61"
LENGTH RANGE:  10'-66'
PROFILES:  Parallel, Single Tapered, Double Tapered

G2T-M

MSR, Finger-Jointed, Laminated Chords


SERIES:  G2T-44M, 45M, 46M 47M, 48M
DEPTH RANGE:  16" - 72"
LENGTH RANGE:  10' - 80'

PROFILES:  Parallel, Single Tapered, Double Tapered


For very light commercial applications, G2 Structural also offers a generic System-42 Open Web Truss (Consult your G2 Structural Representative for its proper use)


NO CRUTCHES REQUIRED


G2 Structural does not offer a Split Top Chord Truss. A Split Top Chord Truss is rarely conducive to high load axial, high load diaphragm, point-load transfer, and perpendicular-to-chord loading inherent to today's commercial long-span floor and roof demands.  All G2T chords are 3.5" wide and monolithic - the foundation of "The Strong and Simple Solution."


G2T Specification - Complete Design Support to Specify "The Strong and Simple Solution"

UNSURPASSED SUPPORT

G2 Structural provides unsurpassed support for the specification of its G2T Truss.

Call Dave Roti at 1-844-G2T-SPEC, or email dave@g2structuralaz.com and you will receive the following:

  • Best System Analysis/Selection
  • Budget Analysis
  • Calculations to support the G2T application
  • Supporting details in DWG and PDF for inclusion in your plans
  • Ancillary product (I-Joist, LVL, Glulam, 2x Plated Truss) suggestions to round out your floor or roof system

G2 Structural Specification Position Statements:

Cost effective designs are predicated on the entire value proposition. G2 Structural WILL NOT suggest the use of our products if the project's physical location is outside our effective shipping range. G2 Structural will always look out for the Owner's wallet and the Design Professional's reputation.

G2 Structural WILL NOT put the Design Professional in a position of having to "defend" a G2T specification. If the G2T is not the best value for your project, then G2 will not promote its use. (This is the antithesis to our chief competitor's apparent specification marketing strategy)

G2T Standard Details - To Support "The Strong and Simple Solution"

The G2T's In-Plane High Load Axial Connection, with Flush Bearing, is just one of many attributes that make the G2T "The Strong and Simple Solution".


Please Download the G2T Design Guide, and for further Design Assistance call Dave Roti at:  1-844-G2T-SPEC

G2T Project Profiles- Showing Off "The Strong and Simple Solution"

_______________________________________________________________G2T in PANELIZED ROOF SYSTEMS (PURLINS)______________________________________________________________

Yorba Linda Town Center

Yorba Linda, CA

Architect: Retail Design Collaborative

Engineer: Tildin Engineering

General: Near-Cal Corporation

Framer: Herron Construction

Max Span: 31’

O.C. Spacing: 8’ (Panelized Roof)

Specified in: G2T-44M

Supplied in: G2T-44V

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Bella Via Village Shops

Mesa, AZ

Architect:  Functional Formation Arch.
Engineer: Simply Structural
General:  Bailey Marshall Corporation
Framer:  Bailey Marshall Corporation
Max Span: 40' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing: 8' (Panelized Roof)
Specified in:  4x and 2x Plated Trusses
Supplied in:  G2T-44L

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Grocery Outlet

Sacramento, CA

Architect:  HMR Architects
Engineer: SKW & Associates
General:  Stuart James Construction
Framer:  SD Ochs Construction
Max Span: 33' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing: 8' (Panelized Roof)
Specified in:  Red-H™
Supplied in:  G2T-44L

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The Marketplace

Modesto, CA

Architect:  Fisher Architects
Engineer: ANF Associates
General:  Huff Construction Co.
Framer:  Builder Brothers Carpentry Inc.
Max Span: 33' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing: 8' (Panelized Roof)
Specified in:  G2T-44L
Supplied in:  G2T-44L

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French Valley Airport

Murrieta, CA

Architect: Architects Orange

Engineer: Anderson Structural Engineering

General:  R.A. Duran Construction

Framer: M.R. Somers Construction

Max Span: 34’

O.C. Spacing: 8’ (Panelized Roof)
Specified in: Red-I 90HS
Supplied in: G2T-44V

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Storm Plaza

Torrance, CA

Architect: KTGY Group
Engineer:   ANF Associates

Pro Dealer: Ganahl Lumber

Framer: Pagliaro Framing
Max Span:  26'
O.C. Spacing:  8' (Panelized Roof)
Specified in:  G2T-44L

Supplied in:   G2T-44V

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Smart and Final Highland

San Bernadino,CA

Architect: Cary Architects

Engineer: B & B Associates

General: Kirkley Corporation

Framer: Herron Construction

Max Span: 39’

O.C. Spacing: 8’ (Panelized roof)

Specified in: G2T-44M

Supplied in: G2T-44V

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Newport Place Pad-A

Newport Beach, CA

Architect: Stoutenborough
Engineer: Tilden Engineering

General:  JG Construction
Framer: Advanced Framing Systems
Max Span: 32' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing:  8' (Panelized Roof)
Specified in: G2T-44M
Supplied in: G2T-44M

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_____________________________________________________________________________G2T in JOISTED ROOF SYSTEMS____________________________________________________________________

Empire Nissan

Ontario, CA

Architect: Whitfield Associates, Inc.
Engineer: Grimm & Chen Structural Eng.
General: Kunzik and Sara Construction, Inc.

Framer:  General Contractor Provided
Max Span: 72'
O.C. Spacing: 48"
Specified in: Design/Build
Supplied in: Tapered G2T-46M

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TMP Wokano

Tustin, CA

Architect: Robinson Hill
Engineer: FWC

General:  Savant Construction
Framer: SG Framing
Max Span: 29'
O.C. Spacing: 48"
Specified in: Red-L™
Supplied in: G2T-42

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Mojave Warehouse

Las Vegas, NV

Architect: Greene Tindall DESIGN
Engineer: David Liu & Associates
General: Momeni Construction, Inc.
Framer: Western States Framing
Max Span: 37’

O.C. Spacing: SEE BELOW

Specified in: 2x Pre-Fabricated @ 24” o.c.
Supplied in: G2T-43M @ 48" o.c.

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Daycreek Marketplace

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Architect: NADEL Studio One, Inc.
Engineer: ANF Associates
General: Lyle Parks Jr.
Framer: Herron Construction
Max Span: 63’

O.C. Spacing: 48"

Specified in: G2T-46M.
Supplied in: G2T-46M

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Mountain Grove at Citrus Plaza

Redlands, CA

Architect: Bickel Group
Engineer: HSA & Associates

General:  Commerce Construction Co.
Framer: Pabon Construction
Max Span: 70'
O.C. Spacing: 32"
Specified in: Red-H™
Supplied in: G2T-44M

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Riverside Plaza Pad 2

Riverside, CA

Architect: Architects Orange
Engineer: Petra Structural Engineers

General:  Lyle Parks Jr.
Framer: Herron Construction
Max Span: 52' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing: 32"
Specified in: Tapered OWT
Supplied in: Tapered G2T-44M

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Di Stefano Cheese

Pomona, CA

Architect: Michael Douglass Design
Engineer: Engineering Design, LLC
General: Zeus Construction
Framer: Amort Construction
Max Span: 34' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing: 24"
Specified in: Tapered Red-S™
Supplied in: Tapered G2T-44L

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West Casitas

Los Angeles, CA

Architect: Troedsson Design & Planning
Engineer: ANM Engineering

Pro Dealer:  Ganahl Lumber
Framer: Renn Construction
Max Span: 22' (Roof)
O.C. Spacing: 24"
Specified in: Red-L™
Supplied in: G2T-44L

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_______________________________________________________________________G2T in JOISTED FLOOR SYSTEMS________________________________________________________________________

Union Mercantile

Orcutt, CA

Architect: RA & Associates
Engineer: Hawkins Structural Engineers

General: Halsell Builders, Inc.
Framer: Strength Framing
Max Span: 26' (Office Floor)
O.C. Spacing: 16"
Specified in: Red-W™
Supplied in:  G2T-42M

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Pacific District Industrial

Vernon, CA

Architect: RGA Associates
Engineer: BTI

General: KPRS Construction Services
Framer: LGC Builders
Max Span: 26' (Mezzanine)
O.C. Spacing: 16"
Specified in: Red-L™
Supplied in: G2T-42

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Cal Trans

San Luis Obispo, CA

Architect: Arris Studio Architects
Engineer: Ashley Vance
General: Specialty Construction Inc.
Framer: BJH Construction
Max Span: 32' (Floor)
O.C. Spacing: 24"
Specified in: Red-S™

Supplied in: G2T-44L

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Harvey N. Dondero Elementary

Las Vegas, NV

Architect: Ethos Three Architects
Engineer: M.A. Engineering, Inc.
General: Burke & Associates, Inc.
Framer: JPM Construction
Max Span: 32' (Floor)
O.C. Spacing: 24"
Specified in: 4x Plated Trusses

Supplied in: G2T-43L

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______________________________________________COMBINED FLOOR AND ROOF SYSTEMS - SPECIALTY SYSTEMS___________________________________________

Legacy  Traditional School

Las Vegas, NV

Architect:  SH Architecture
Engineer:  Engineering System Solutions 

General:  Burke Construction
Framer:  Rafael Construction
Max Span: 72' (Roof), 40' (Floor)
O.C. Spacing: 48" (Roof), 24" (Floor)
Specified in:  Open to Design
Supplied in: G2T-44L (Floor) G2T-46M (Roof)

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Las Tunas

San Gabriel, CA

Architect:  McKently Malak Architects
Engineer:  ANF Associates

General: The Hale Corporation
Framer:  Pabon Construction
Max Span: 30'
O.C. Spacing: 19.2" (Floor) 24" (Roof)
Specified in:  G2T-44L
Supplied in:  G2T-44L

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Zaxby's

Temple, TX

Architect:  Hill Foley Rossi & Associates
Engineer:  Hill Foley Rossi & Associates
General: Sandor Construction

Framer: General Contractor Provided
Max Span:  33'
O.C. Spacing: 64" (Special Architecture)
Specified in: G2T-44L
Supplied in: G2T-44L

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Nellson

Ontario, CA

Architect:  Architects Orange
Engineer: Wahba F. Wahba Engineering

Owner/Builder
Framer: Archibald Timber Structures
Max Span: 47'
O.C. Spacing:  48" (Retro-fit of Existing Bldg.)
Specified in:  Design/Build
Supplied in:  G2T-44V

Placement Plans N/A

G2T Manufacturing Locations - Building "The Strong and Simple Solution"

Manufacturing in 9 States makes "The Strong and Simple Solution"  G2T the most cost effective Commercial Long Span, High Load Wood Truss System available.

MANUFACTURING PLANTS

  • Central California
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Montana
  • Texas
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • Kansas
  • Mississippi
  • And Many More to Come!

THINK COST and CONSERVATION when selecting a commercial truss, please take the time to identify their manufacturing location(s) to ensure that you are not specifying a product that cannot effectively support your project.

The G2T in Fast Food and Casual - Taking "The Strong and Simple Solution" Nationwide

SmartFrame Solutions, LLC is the exclusive Licensee of the G2T Commercial Open-Web Truss for the Fast Food and Casual Dining Market in the United States



SmartFrame Solutions is the nation's only known dedicated Engineered Wood provider to the Fast Food and Casual new construction market that expertly supports ALL current Wood Roof Truss Systems. Your Budget & Schedule need SmartFrame.


While formerly a division of G2 Structural, LLC, the Technical Sales Representatives, Designers, and Engineers, who now comprise the SmartFrame Solutions Team, have provided Engineered Wood Roof Systems to the following brands, and more:


Applebee's - Arbys - Babe's - Burger King - Bone Daddy's - Carl's Jr. - Chick-Fil-A - Culver's - Chipotle - Corner Bakery - Cheddars
Del Taco - Dunkin Donuts- El Pollo Loco - Hooters - IHop - Jack in the Box - KFC - Kneaders - McDonalds - Panda Express

Panera Bread - Pizza Hut - Popeye's - Pollo Tropical - Raising Cane's - Starbucks - Taco Bell - Taco Cabana - Wendy's - Zaxby's