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Posted: Dec 16, 2016

PPG General Industrial Finishes Highlighted In New Brochure

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG has published a new general industrial finishes brochure, highlighting coatings solutions for two dozen industries, from electrical components and pipe and tube products to fastener products, light-duty equipment, tools, medical instruments and machinery, and miscellaneous construction.

Posted: Dec 14, 2016

Steelscape Launches Website For Metal Coil Prints

Kalama, WA - In an effort to facilitate the design process for architects, building owners, and homeowners, Steelscape LLC has launched its new design solutions website featuring its portfolio of specialty metal coil prints for architectural wall and roof panels.

Posted: Dec 13, 2016

New Version Of ClarkDietrich iTools™ Now Available

West Chester, OH – Since launching the first web app for steel framing projects in 2013, ClarkDietrich Building Systems has been at the forefront of technologies that better equip construction professionals with technical data and digital tools for the specification and purchase of steel framing systems. The company continues this commitment to innovation with the launch of its newest version of the ClarkDietrich iTools™ app, which now features complete integration of ClarkDietrich’s SubmittalPro® system.

Posted: Dec 12, 2016

Wismarq Continues Growth Strategy With Appointment Of Jim Boyle

Pittsburgh, PA – Wismarq Industries, LLC has announced a new executive position with the introduction of Jim Boyle as Vice President of Operations & Professional Services. The creation of this executive level position signifies continued investment into building the right team to drive continuous improvement, customer satisfaction and profitability for the company.

Posted: Dec 08, 2016

PPG Introduces Durastar™ ULTRA-Cool Coil Coatings

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG has introduced Durastar™ ULTRA-Cool™ coatings, which combine an advanced silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings formulation with infrared-reflective (IR-reflective) pigments to enhance the beauty and extend the service life of metal roofing, siding panels and other building components.

Posted: Dec 07, 2016

CENTRIA Releases 2017 Product Catalog Featuring Architectural Metal Wall Systems

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces the release of its 2017 Product Catalog. The catalog showcases a new approach to product presentation with separate sections for insulated metal panels (IMPs) and rainscreen systems, encompassing single-skin metal and backup panels.

Posted: Dec 06, 2016

AISI And MBMA Hosting December 13 Webinar On Changes To AISI S100, Cold-Formed Steel Design Specification

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are hosting a continuing education webinar on the latest technical changes and additions to AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition. The webinar will be held on December 13, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Posted: Dec 05, 2016

American Buildings Company Adds Mosaic 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 Mosaic Building Solutions LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Dec 02, 2016

Upbeat 2017 Economic Outlook For Cold-Formed Steel Framing Unveiled By SFIA

Falls Church, VA - The incoming administration’s strong focus on rebuilding the United States’ infrastructure - driven by president-elect Donald Trump’s proposed 10-year, $1 trillion infrastructure plan - also will spur private investments in new residential and commercial construction, according to an economic forecast prepared for the Steel Framing Industry Association.

Posted: Dec 01, 2016

S-5!, MBCI Develop AIA course, Improving Wind Uplift On Metal Roofs

Colorado Springs, CO and Houston, TX – Improving Wind Uplift on Metal Roofs is a new AIA continuing education course, developed by S-5! and MBCI to help architects discover the art and science of wind control and wind uplift on metal roofs and metal structures.

Posted: Nov 30, 2016

Features Make AppliCad Roof Wizard Software Ideal For Ancillaries

Jupiter, FL – To metal roofers throughout the U.S. and Canada, AppliCad USA is known for its flagship product, Roof Wizard roof estimating software. But the program's features make it great for estimating the material requirements and cost of ancillary items such as fascia, gutters, downspouts and fall barriers too. That's the message Ray Smith, the company's managing director, wants to convey not only to current users, but to potential new customers as well.

Posted: Nov 28, 2016

Architecture Billings Index Rebounds After Two Down Months

Washington, DC – After seeing consecutive months of contracting demand for the first time in four years, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw a modest increase in demand for design services. 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 October ABI score was 50.8, up from the mark of 48.4 in the previous month.

Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Triangle Fastener Announces Metalcon 2016 Contest Winners

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) has announced its 2016 METALCON prize giveaway winners. At the Baltimore, MD convention in late October, Triangle held a drawing to give away six new DeWalt 20 volt Versa-Clutch Screwguns with the new FLEXVOLT™ Technology, as well as one 50” Smart HDTV.

Posted: Nov 22, 2016

Gilbank Construction Receives Honors From ABC

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 that Gilbank Construction was awarded a Top Ten Midwest Volume Award and a Top Twenty-Five National Volume Award.

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