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Posted: Apr 13, 2017

Wismarq Industries Is Now Vorteq Coil Finishers

Pittsburgh, PA – Wismarq Industries, LLC will now be called Vorteq Coil Finishers, LLC. This name change, along with the launching of Vorteq’s new web-based customer portal, is the culmination of a comprehensive initiative to create a differentiated and personalized customer service model, to further augment the company’s quality standards, and to enhance brand recognition of the company as a supplier of specialized coil coating services.

Posted: Apr 13, 2017

Fastening And Firestopping Interior And Exterior Walls To Be Topics Of CFSEI Webinar

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Fastening and Firestopping Interior and Exterior Walls” on Thursday, April 27, 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: Apr 12, 2017

Russell Named MBMA’s First Norman W. Rimmer Technical Leadership Award Recipient

Cleveland, OH - Scott Russell of Nucor Corporation has been presented with the first Norman W. Rimmer Technical Leadership Award by the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA). The award was presented to Russell in recognition of eight years of exemplary service as Technical Committee Chairman, and as an advocate of the spirit of discovery and sharing of knowledge within the metal building systems industry.

Posted: Apr 11, 2017

Building Information Modeling For Cold-Formed Steel Framing Is Topic Of New e-Book

Pittsburgh, PA - BuildSteel, an alliance of steel and construction industry organizations, announces the release of “BIM for Cold-Formed Steel Framed Projects: Benefits, Drawbacks, and How to Succeed,” an e-book to help architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals understand and utilize building information modeling (BIM) for cold-formed steel projects.

Posted: Apr 10, 2017

VMZINC® Granted ICC Certification For Two Zinc Façade Products

Raleigh, NC – VMZINC®, the international brand name of rolled zinc products and a division of Umicore, has announced that the International Code Counsel Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has issued final approval of the report for VMZ Flat lock and VMZ Interlocking panels.

Posted: Apr 10, 2017

AIA's February Billings Index Number Rebounds

Washington, DC – The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) returned to growth mode in February, after a weak showing in January. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the February ABI score was 50.7, up from a score of 49.5 in the previous month.

Posted: Apr 07, 2017

AXYZ International Publishes iBook On Trident CNC Routers

Burlington, Ontario, Canada - AXYZ International, a CNC router manufacturer, announces the release of its third iBook, titled, "AXYZ Trident – The Most Versatile CNC Router-Knife Hybrid In the Industry".

Posted: Apr 07, 2017

Flack Global Metals Acquires Kenwood Painted Metals

Chicago, IL - Jeremy K. Flack, CEO of Flack Global Metals, and Greg Underwood, President of Kenwood Painted Metals, have announced the merger of their companies, effective April 1, 2017. Flack will retain his position as CEO of Flack Global Metals, and Underwood will join the company as executive vice president.

Posted: Apr 04, 2017

MORIN Names Faulk For Marketing

Bristol, CT – Morin, a Kingspan Group Company, has announced the hiring of Peter Faulk as its marketing manager. He will be charged with invigorating electronic content for architects, developing systems for managing and disseminating electronic media and ideas to sales and clients, managing ad campaigns, sales support systems, trade shows and events, social media channels and more.

Posted: Apr 03, 2017

Construction Employment Increases In 43 States For 12-Month Period

Arlington, VA - Forty-three states added construction jobs between February 2016 and February 2017 while 39 states added construction jobs between January and February, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data.

Posted: Mar 31, 2017

Thermal Design Introduces New Thermal Break Tape

Stoughton, WI – Thermal Design has announced the development of Quik-Stop Trash Free™ thermal break tape, an easy-to-apply insulative foam tape with a specially formulated adhesive backing that works without peel-and-remove backing tape.

Posted: Mar 29, 2017

MBMA Adds Kingspan, PowerLift, Redd Team And Sukup As New Members

Cleveland, OH - The membership ranks of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are showing strong growth this year with the recent addition of four new members. Joining MBMA are Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc., Powerlift Hydraulic Doors and Redd Team by Sapa as Associate members, as well as Sukup Manufacturing Co. as a Building Systems member.

Posted: Mar 28, 2017

AWIP Produces "A Better Way To Build" Video

Vacaville, CA – William Lowery, the President of All Weather Insulated Panels, sees the North American construction industry on the verge of a new way to build. His company is a leader in the manufacture of composite insulated metal panels (IMPs), products that forge the way in meeting the most stringent environmental regulations while offering high visual appeal.

Posted: Mar 27, 2017

American Buildings Company Adds Edgell To 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 Edgell Building Inc. of Missoula, Montana to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Mar 24, 2017

CENTRIA’s New Celestial Effects Coating System Offers A Universe Of Effects

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, introduces the Celestial Effects Coating System. The latest addition to CENTRIA’s dynamic line of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coating systems, Celestial Effects offers a range of luminous color options for a distinctive aesthetic as well as extreme weather performance.

Posted: Mar 23, 2017

Airolite Introduces New Narrow-Profile Louvers

Schofield, WI – Airolite has announced the development of a new narrow profile louver for use in both exterior and interior applications. The louver is ideal for instances where a high free area is required, and/or instances where a narrow frame depth and horizontal sightlines are desired.

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