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Posted: Oct 20, 2017

Vasuta Named VP, Global Sales At Firestone Building Products

Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) has named John Vasuta as senior vice president, global sales, Firestone Building Products (FSBP), effective November 1, 2017. In this new expanded leadership role, Vasuta will be responsible for developing a global sales strategy for FSBP to accelerate growth in key world markets, advancing the company’s organizational design.

Posted: Oct 19, 2017

AkzoNobel's CERAM-A-STAR® Expressions Finish Offers Textured Finish

Las Vegas, NV - AkzoNobel has introduced its next evolutionary advancement in print technology at METALCON 2017 with the release of CERAM-A-STAR® Expressions, an innovative textured finish that engages the senses with the visual appeal of a print and texture that adds depth and dimension.

Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Schweiss Doors Profiled In Minneapolis News Piece

Fairfax, MN – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, was recently featured in a television news feature titled, “Small Town Minnesota Door Business Goes Galactic.”

Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Valspar Introduces Acrylicoat™ For Extruded Aluminum Products

Minneapolis, MN – Valspar Acrylicoat™ is a new, cost-effective, acrylic coating with a propriety resin system developed by Sherwin-Williams Coil and Extrusion Coatings. This new coating delivers a smooth, glass-like finish and an extremely hard surface on extruded-aluminum architectural products.

Posted: Oct 17, 2017

CFSEI Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee Members

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has announced the members of its 2017-2018 Executive Committee. The committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the technology transfer activities related to cold-formed steel design through seminars, webinars and the publication of Technical Notes.

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

AkzoNobel Debuts New Finishes At METALCON 2017

Columbus, OH - AkzoNobel will introduce exciting new finishes for interior and exterior metal applications at METALCON 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, October 18 - 20. The new appearances, which include innovative textures, will be on display at the AkzoNobel booth along with other popular products including CERAM-A-STAR® Matte, CERAM-A-STAR® Frost, TRINAR® Mirage, and TRINAR® AG (Anti-Graffiti).

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute Announces Board Of Directors Nominees

Chicago, IL – Six members have been nominated for election to the board of directors of the Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute. Bruce Hayden, Alpha ProTech Inc.; Mark Strait, Kirsch Building Products; Mark Tupas, Owens Corning; Michael DiStefano, Continental Materials Inc.; Mickey Gay, Perma “R” Products Inc.; and, Tyler Kruckenberg, System Components; will be presented for election by the membership at the October 18th, Annual Meeting of SRUI’s membership.

Posted: Oct 13, 2017

Alliance Machine Moves Into New, Larger Facility

Ashland, VA – Alliance Machine and Engraving LLC has completed its move to a new 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Customized to accommodate three core competencies - engraving, machine assembly and roll fabrication, the modern plant also has room for expansion into additional market segments.

Posted: Oct 11, 2017

METALCON Announces Plans To Help Local Veterans While In Las Vegas

Newton, MA – The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions gives back to the local community during its annual tradeshow and conference taking place October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Posted: Oct 10, 2017

American Buildings Company Adds Lockridge To Network Of Builders

Promise City, IA - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of Lockridge Inc. of Promise City, Iowa to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Oct 06, 2017

NCI Building Systems Announces Board Succession Plan

Houston, TX - NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) announces that Norman C. Chambers, Chairman of the Board since 2008, will step down as Chairman of the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. The Board of Directors has selected James S. Metcalf to succeed Chambers as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the company, effective January 2, 2018.

Posted: Oct 05, 2017

Construction Spending Increases In Most Categories From July To August

Arlington, VA - Most major construction spending categories increased from July 2017 to August 2017 but activity was mixed compared to spending levels a year earlier, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that big drops in public investments mean infrastructure will continue to deteriorate and impede economic growth.

Posted: Oct 04, 2017

Beckers Launches Beckry®Gard Coating Line For Garage And Roll-Up Doors

Elk Grove Village, IL - Through the course of their lives, garage doors and roll-up doors are constantly exposed to a variety of elements that damage, scuff, and scratch their surface. Fortunately, Beckers has the solution to this issue in its newly formulated BeckryGard system.

Posted: Oct 03, 2017

CENTRIA Donation Supports SMART Heroes Training Program

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, has donated metal building products to the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers’ SMART Heroes Training Program - a seven-week instructional program for members of the U.S. military that are transitioning from active duty to civilian life.

Posted: Oct 02, 2017

AkzoNobel Invests In Enhanced Color Capabilities At Columbus, OH Site

Columbus, OH - AkzoNobel, a leading manufacturer of coil coatings for the metal construction industry, announces the completion of a new, dedicated color mixing cell for its TRINAR® coatings at the Columbus, OH production facility. Designed to provide the highest level of quality and service to coil coating customers, the cell is equipped with a new state-of-the-art Automatic Dosing Unit (ADU) and incorporates the most advanced quality inspection techniques.

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