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Posted: Feb 13, 2017

RHEINZINK America's Parent Company Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Woburn, MA - The parent company of RHEINZINK America, Inc., RHEINZINK GmbH & Co. KG, is celebrating 50 years as a leader in the production of architectural zinc. The international company, headquartered in Datteln, Germany, was the first zinc titanium alloy manufacturer in Europe.

Posted: Feb 10, 2017

Construction Employment In January Reaches Highest Level Since 2008

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January 2017 to the highest level since November 2008 as employers increased pay in an effort to address a chronic worker shortage, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Posted: Feb 08, 2017

ATAS Products Now Included In BSD SpecLink-E

Allentown, PA - ATAS announces that their products can now be found in the BSD SpecLink-E program. Sections include metal shingles, metal roof tiles, metal roof panels, metal wall panels, insulated metal wall panels, and roof specialties, along with several other sections.

Posted: Feb 07, 2017

Pat Kern To Head New Business Development At Behlen Building Systems

Columbus, NE– Behlen Building Systems has appointed Pat Kern as vice president of new business development and international marketing. In this newly-established position, Kern will lead the commercial sales effort and project coordination for new building system projects in the eastern United States region and international sales opportunities.

Posted: Feb 06, 2017

Katharine Morgan Becomes President Of ASTM International

Norfolk, VA - Katharine “Kathie” Morgan has begun serving as president of ASTM International, one of the world’s largest standards development organizations. Morgan will lead a team that supports thousands of members, customers, partners, and other stakeholders worldwide. She succeeds James A. Thomas, who served in the role for 25 years.

Posted: Feb 03, 2017

AXYZ International Redesigns Website For Router Systems

Burlington, Ontario, Canada - AXYZ International, a supplier of CNC router and knife cutting systems, has unveiled its redesigned website. Some of AXYZ's offerings are used in the production of metal cladding, including aluminum composite material (ACM).

Posted: Feb 02, 2017

Stud Spacer Bracers Introduced By Simpson Strong-Tie

Pleasanton, CA - Simpson Strong-Tie, supplier of structural connectors, introduces the SBR and DBR spacer bracers for cold-formed steel construction. Reducing the need for bridging clips, the spacer bracers are designed to enable faster stud layout and reduce the overall installed cost of cold-formed steel stud wall construction.

Posted: Feb 01, 2017

ABC Names Mark Van Dyken As Atlantic Division General Manager

Charlotte, NC - American Buildings Company (ABC) announces that Mark Van Dyken has been appointed General Manager of ABC – Atlantic Division. He brings more than 25 years of experience to this position, most recently serving as General Manager within another division of Nucor.

Posted: Jan 30, 2017

MCA Honors Outstanding Projects

Chicago, IL - At its just-concluded Winter Meeting in Weston, FL, the Metal Construction Association (MCA) announced its 2016 Chairman's Awards winners, recognizing the year's most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies. Awards are based on overall appearance, significance of metal in the project, innovative use of metal, and the role of metal in achieving project objectives.

Posted: Jan 25, 2017

Ultimate Roofing Joins 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 Ultimate Roofing, LLC of Huntsville, Alabama to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Jan 20, 2017

CENTRIA Releases Rainscreen Wall Systems Brochure

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces the release of its new Rainscreen Wall Systems brochure. The new product literature showcases CENTRIA’s exceptional variety of attractive exterior rainscreen claddings and the MetalWrap insulated composite backup panel system.

Posted: Jan 19, 2017

Big Jump Seen In Final AIA Billings Index Number For 2016

Washington, DC - The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded 2016 in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 55.9, up sharply from 50.6 in the previous month.

Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Strong Demand For Construction Expected In 2017

Arlington, VA - Seventy-three percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2017 as contractors expect private and public sector demand to grow in all market segments, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate.

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