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Posted: Aug 18, 2017

Alaska Commercial Contractors And Tower Pacific Construction Join American Buildings Company Network Of Builders

Eufaula, AL - 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 Alaska Commercial Contractors Inc. of Juneau, Alaska and Tower Pacific Construction of Vernon, Washington to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Mule-Hide Products Introduces SEBS Roof Coating System

Beloit, WI - Mule-Hide Products introduces the SEBS Roofing Coating Systems roof repair and restoration applications. The solvent-based coating system is designed primarily for use in repairing and restoring metal roofs, but also can be used on other roof systems.

Posted: Aug 15, 2017

MCA Finalizes Metal Roofing Championship Games Event Schedule

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) Games Task Force has announced the final schedule for the Fourth Annual Metal Roofing National Championship Games to be held this year at METALCON, October 18-20, in Las Vegas.

Posted: Aug 14, 2017

BuildSteel's New e-Book Helps Architects Address Design Challenges By Using CFS

Washington, DC - BuildSteel, an alliance of steel and construction industry organizations, announces the release of “How Cold-Formed Steel Solves Design Challenges for Architects,” a complimentary e-book explaining how architects and structural engineers can take advantage of cold-formed steel (CFS) framing to solve complex architectural challenges.

Posted: Aug 11, 2017

Firestone Building Products Announces New President

Nashville, TN – Firestone Building Products, LLC (Firestone) has announced that Bridgestone executive Taylor Cole has been named president, Firestone Building Products, effective Aug. 14. Cole succeeds Tim Dunn, current president, Firestone Building Products, who will retire Oct. 1 after more than 31 years with Firestone and its parent company, Bridgestone Americas.

Posted: Aug 10, 2017

CENTRIA Bolsters Product Management Team With Promotion, New Hire

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of architectural metal wall and roof systems, announces a pair of personnel enhancements to the product management team, including the promotion of Jeff Peskowitz to oversee the product management department and the new hire of Kimberly Rager, Product Manager, Insulated Metal Panels.

Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Miller Diversified Construction Wins ABC's 2017 Building Of The Year Award

Maumee, OH - Miller Diversified Construction Inc. of Maumee, Ohio was recently awarded the 2017 Building of the Year in the American Buildings Company (ABC) Excellence in Design Awards for their work on the Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center, a 49,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as the main academic and campus life hub at Lourdes University.

Posted: Aug 09, 2017

PPG Publishes New Architectural Powder Coatings Guide

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG announces its coil and building products business has published the Architectural Powder Coatings Color Guide, a six-page brochure featuring 60 commonly specified Coraflon® powder coatings colors.

Posted: Aug 08, 2017

AISI And CFSEI Co-Sponsoring 25th Short Course On Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI), in cooperation with the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, are co-sponsoring the 25th Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri from October 24-26, 2017.

Posted: Aug 04, 2017

AGA Announces New Touch-Up And Repair Online Video Series

Centennial, CO – The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has developed and released the Touch-Up and Repair of Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel online video series. These six short videos detail the specifications and methods used to touch-up and repair hot-dip galvanized steel. The videos provide highly beneficial visual aids to those needing assistance with touch-up and repair, whether in the plant or the field. Topics include proper materials to use while performing the process, as well as specifications to follow, and proper application of the repair materials.

Posted: Aug 03, 2017

RIMA-I To Present At Global Insulation Conference - Krakow

Lenexa, KS – The 12th Annual Global Insulation Conference 2017 will be held September 25-26 in Krakow, Poland at the Double Tree by Hilton Krakow Hotel and Convention Center. The event will focus on insulation market trends, manufacturing advances, insulation applications and additive technologies. The 12th Global Insulation Conference is expected to attract over 150 delegates from more than 30 countries as well as over 30 exhibitors to this high value-for-money location.

Posted: Aug 02, 2017

TFC's APS500 Sealant Now NSF Certified

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation's APS500 Advanced Polymer Sealant is now NSF certified. Recognized internationally, NSF certification ensures that nonfood compounds are compliant to food safety regulations and are acceptable for use in the intended application.

Posted: Aug 01, 2017

MBMA Adds A Pair Of New Members

Cleveland, OH - The membership of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) continues to grow in 2017. The addition of Sukup Steel Structures LLC as a new Building Systems member and Building Products Development as an Associate member exemplifies the growth and importance of the MBMA as a leader in the low-rise, non-residential building market.

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

PPG Brochure Celebrates 50 Years Of Duranar Coatings

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE: PPG) has published "The Gold Standard in Architectural Metal Coatings: Celebrating 50 Years of DURANAR® Coatings," a 16-page brochure commemorating the 1967 introduction of one of the industry's first high-performance polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings for metal building components.

Posted: Jul 28, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance Launches Redesigned Website

Washington, DC - The Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance (MASFA) has updated its website to reflect a new look and improved functionality. Partnering with the Steel Framing Alliance, MASFA’s members are committed to expanding the use of cold-formed steel framing in the commercial construction marketplace.

Posted: Jul 27, 2017

CFSEI Hosting Cold-Formed Steel Blast Design Webinar On August 24, 2017

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Blast Design of Cold-Formed Steel Components, Walls and Roof Systems” on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

AIA Billings Index Sees Fifth Straight Up Month

Washington, D.C. – For the fifth consecutive month, architecture firms recorded increasing demand for design services as reflected in the June Architecture Billings Index (ABI). As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the June ABI score was 54.2, up from a score of 53.0 in the previous month.

Posted: Jul 25, 2017

Metal Construction Association Now Offering "Certified" Label

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is providing a Metal Roofing Certification Program for metal roofing products to help companies "raise the roof" by differentiating their products from the competition. The MCA Metal Roofing Certification Program is open to paint and coatings companies, roofing product manufacturers, coil processors, and roll formers.

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