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Posted: Jul 07, 2017

PPG Unveils MeasureColor Mobile™ Platform For Quick Coating Color Selection

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG announces that its industrial coatings business has launched MeasureColor Mobile™, an innovative cloud-based color platform that combines a color-matching app and hand-held MeasureColor Mobile scanning device to immediately identify color matches to PPG industrial coatings products and improve the speed and accuracy of color selection.

Posted: Jul 07, 2017

Englert Offers First In A Series Of Online CEU Courses About Metal Roofing

Perth Amboy, NJ - Englert is pleased to announce the creation of its first on-line AIA Continuing Education Course. The one hour AIA E-101-OL “Introduction to Architectural and Structural Standing Seam Metal Roof Systems”provides the architect with a complete overview of the history, specifications, and key benefits of standing seam metal roof systems.

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

Carlisle Construction Materials Purchases Drexel Metals

Louisville, KY – Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM) is pleased to announce its acquisition of Drexel Metals, Inc. of Louisville. Drexel is a leader in the architectural metal roofing segment serving both residential and commercial customers from its regional facilities in PA, KY, FL, CO, and MD.

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

Being The Engineer Of Record On Metal Building Projects Is Topic Of Webinar By AISI And MBMA

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are co-hosting a webinar on the responsibilities of an Engineer of Record for metal building projects. The webinar will be held on July 20, 2017 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET and will award 1.5 Continuing Education Credits/Learning Units.

Posted: Jul 05, 2017

METALCON Conference Program Registration Now Open

Newton, MA – For nearly 30 years, METALCON has maintained its reputation of providing the newest ideas and products for the metal construction industry. This year’s conference sessions continues this trend with a select mix of topics about market and workforce development, field techniques and the role of technology in the industry.

Posted: Jun 30, 2017

AIA Billings Index Posts Fourth Consecutive Growth Month

Washington, D.C. – Design services at architecture firms continue to project a healthy disposition on the construction industry as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded the fourth consecutive month of growth. 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 May ABI score was 53.0, up from a score of 50.9 in the previous month.

Posted: Jun 29, 2017

Atlas Bolt & Screw Introduces KwikFlash Weatherproofing Flashing

Ashland, OH – Atlas Bolt & Screw has announced the development of a new self-adhering weatherproofing flashing product called KwikFlash. As a special promotion related to its launch, the company is offering freight-free shipping on all product orders through the end of the year.

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

Arconic Issues Statement In Wake Of Grenfell Tower Fire

New York --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regarding the tragic fire at the Grenfell Tower residential housing units in the North Kensington section of west London, Arconic Inc. (NYSE: ARNC) has issued a statement.

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

Cold-Formed Steel Framing Engineering Guide Available

Washington, DC - BuildSteel, an alliance of steel and construction industry organizations, announces the release of “Cold-Formed Steel Framing: Engineering the Details of Your Next Project,” an e-book exploring several technical aspects of designing and engineering cold-formed steel framing for successful projects.

Posted: Jun 26, 2017

Inaugural Commercial Construction Index Indicates High Revenue and Employment Expectations For 2017

Washington, DC – Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors are confident in the trajectory of the industry, according to the newly launched USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index. Nearly all contractors surveyed – 96 percent – expect revenues to grow or remain stable this year compared to 2016, with 40 percent expecting an increase and only 3 percent expecting a decrease in revenue.

Posted: Jun 22, 2017

American Building Components Launches Online Ordering Website

Houston, TX - American Building Components (ABC) announces the launch of its online ordering tool. Developed with a focus on mobile‐first design, this platform allows customers to order products online 24 hours a day, seven days a week via their desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices.

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Lineup Set For NCCA Fall Technical Meeting

Cleveland, OH – The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) has announced the lineup for its annual technical meeting at the Renaissance Fort Worth, in Fort Worth, TX, September 25-27, 2017.

Posted: Jun 19, 2017

Nucor Builder J & M Steel Solutions Wins MBCEA Building Of The Year Award

Waterloo, IN - Nucor Building Systems, a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered metal building systems, announces that one of its Authorized Builders, J & M Steel Solutions, was awarded the 2017 Building of the Year honor at the 48th Annual Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA) Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana for their work on the Provo Power project located in Sandy, Utah.

Posted: Jun 16, 2017

PPG Launches New Website For Architectural Metal Coatings

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE: PPG) has launched a new website for architectural metal coatings featuring a streamlined appearance, intuitive navigation and enhanced access to popular coatings specification tools.

Posted: Jun 15, 2017

NCI Building Systems Implementing Senior Leadership Succession Plan

Houston, TX - NCI Building Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal building solutions, announces that its Board of Directors has approved the implementation of the company’s senior leadership succession plan. Effective July 1, 2017, Donald R. Riley will become Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Following a successful 13-year tenure with the company, Norman C. Chambers will continue to serve as the company’s Executive Chairman.

Posted: Jun 15, 2017

MBMA Releases Energy Code Compliance And Fire-Resistance Design Videos

Cleveland, OH -The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released two new series of webinar recordings that are available on MBMA’s YouTube channel. Energy Code Compliance for Metal Buildings consists of three episodes totaling two hours, while Fire Resistance Design for Metal Buildings has five episodes of approximately 20 minutes each.

Posted: Jun 14, 2017

Samco Machinery Names Three Project Managers

Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Samco Machinery, a supplier of roll forming and material handling systems, has added three Project Managers to its Project Management office.

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