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Posted: Jan 15, 2018

Construction Employment Highest Since September 2008

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased by 30,000 jobs in December 2017 to the highest level since September 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Posted: Jan 12, 2018

SHH Steel Header Hanger Introduced By Simpson Strong-Tie

Pleasanton, CA - Simpson Strong-Tie, a supplier of engineered structural connectors, has developed a new steel header hanger to support cold-formed steel framing box headers as well as large-flange lay-in headers used in curtain-wall construction.

Posted: Jan 10, 2018

RIMA-I Announces Election Of Board Members

Olathe, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) held their annual elections in the fourth quarter of 2017 with the following Directors being elected to serve a two-year term that began on January 1, 2018.

Posted: Jan 09, 2018

Reed's Metals Receives Chamber Of Commerce Honor

Brookhaven, MS - The Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has presented Reed's Metals with the Industry Of The Year honor for 2017. Since its opening in 1988, Reed's has grown from a 200 sq. ft. shed to eight locations across the Southeastern U.S.

Posted: Jan 08, 2018

CPI Daylighting Joins Kingspan Group As Member Of Kingspan Light +Air

Lake Forest, IL – CPI Daylighting has joined the Kingspan Group as the newest member of the Kingspan Light + Air Division. Kingspan Light + Air operates across a global footprint to deliver energy efficient and sustainable lighting / daylighting, natural ventilation and smoke management solutions to the commercial building industry.

Posted: Jan 03, 2018

Construction Demand Expected To Continue To Grow In 2018

Arlington, VA - Forty states added construction jobs between November 2016 and November 2017, while 39 states added construction jobs between October and November, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials noted that firms in most states are adding jobs amid expectations that demand will continue to grow thanks to new tax cuts and regulatory reforms.

Posted: Dec 29, 2017

AIA Architecture Billings Index Upturn Shows Broad Strength

Washington, DC - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. This score reflects an increase in design services provided by U.S. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

Posted: Dec 27, 2017

Metallic Building Company Names Kent Clauson President

Houston, TX - Kent Clauson has been named president of Metallic Building Company effective immediately. In his new role, Clauson will be responsible for driving profitable growth and leading operations for Metallic as well as the Mid-West, Garco and All-American brands.

Posted: Dec 26, 2017

ATAS International Hosts Mobile Manufacturing Lab

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. recently hosted Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Mobile Manufacturing Lab, in the parking lot of ATAS’ headquarters located in Allentown, PA. Six students from four area companies earned certificates in the Industrial Automation training held August 15 through December 5, 2017.

Posted: Dec 22, 2017

Metal Building Manufacturers Association Adds Three New Associate Members

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces three new members, making 2017 one of the organization’s best years in terms of growth. Solutions In Polycarbonate LLC, Telling Industries and TopHat Framing Systems have all joined MBMA as Associate Members.

Posted: Dec 21, 2017

New SAF Enterprise ERP System Raises The Bar For Customer Service

Atlanta, GA – SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.), announces the rollout of SAF Enterprise, the company’s new, fully integrated ERP system. SAF Enterprise is designed to streamline the company’s operations for aluminum distribution, anodizing, paint, engineered architectural products, and custom metal fabrication services.

Posted: Dec 19, 2017

Florida County Proposes Metal Roof Mandate

Monroe County, FL -The frightening increase of monster storms hitting the U.S. is not only causing homeowners to think twice about the roofs over their heads, it’s also earning the attention of local city and county officials.

Posted: Dec 18, 2017

Experienced Vice President Of Sales Joins CENTRIA

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of architectural metal wall and roof systems, announces that Mark Sendar has joined the company as the new Vice President, Sales.

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