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Posted: Jul 12, 2018

ABC Adds Foundations Construction Services To Builder Network

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 Foundations Construction Services LLC of Hilliard, Ohio to its international network of Builders.

Posted: Jul 11, 2018

CertainTeed Set To Purchase Hunter Douglas Ceilings Business

Malvern, PA - CertainTeed Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Hunter Douglas' North American ceilings business. Hunter Douglas is a world leader in window coverings and is also a major manufacturer of architectural products. Its North American ceilings business manufactures architectural ceilings and soffit systems with operations in Norcross, Georgia and Denver, Colorado.

Posted: Jul 10, 2018

AppliCad Announces Availability Of Free Roof Calculator

Jupiter, FL – Recognizing that not everyone needs the full power of AppliCad’s robust Roof Wizard software at all times, AppliCad has announced the development of the mobile-friendly AppliCad Roof Calculator, which is available free to use for anyone with a smart phone, tablet or computer, plus internet access.

Posted: Jul 10, 2018

New CornellCookson Products Displayed At AIA Expo

Mountain Top, PA – CornellCookson was among hundreds of companies exhibiting at the recent AIA Conference on Architecture 2018, showcasing a full roster of new and improved closure products designed for commercial, industrial, institutional and retail applications.

Posted: Jul 09, 2018

Morin Names Ella Eser Regional Sales Manager - Southwest

Bristol, CT - Morin, a Kingspan Group Company, has announced Ella Eser as the company’s new Regional Sales Manager – Southwest. A resident of Los Angeles and graduate of UCLA, her territory includes Southern California, the southern tip of Nevada and all of Arizona.

Posted: Jul 06, 2018

Report On Metal's Continued Growth Highlights MCA's Summer Meeting

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) held its annual Summer Meeting on June 19-20 at the Hilton Rosemont/O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois, where MCA's councils and committees convened to continue work on important topics that directly affect the future of metal construction.

Posted: Jul 05, 2018

Resistance Factors For Cold-Formed Steel Compression Members Covered In New AISI Report

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report on the recalibration of the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and the Limit States Design (LSD) resistance factors for cold-formed steel compression members when the strength is predicted using the Direct Strength Method.

Posted: Jul 03, 2018

CENTRIA Unveils New Product Catalog

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leading manufacturer of high-performance building envelope solutions, presents the latest insulated metal panel technology and product innovations in its new 2018 Product Catalog.

Posted: Jul 02, 2018

AIA Billings Index Shows Solid Growth In May

Washington, DC - Architecture firm billings grew in May, marking the eighth consecutive month of solid growth, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Overall, the AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May was 52.8, up from 52 in April.

Posted: Jun 28, 2018

AISI Publishes Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual, 2017 Edition

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published the Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual, 2017 Edition, which is to be used in conjunction with AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition and the Commentary.

Posted: Jun 26, 2018

Reed's Metals Earns AC472 Manufacturing Quality Accreditation

Brookhaven, MS - While commemorating 20 years of service in 2018, Reed's Metals recently was granted AC472 accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (iAS). This distinction, based on rigorous guidelines and audits, has only been granted to one other company in the state of Mississippi.

Posted: Jun 26, 2018

MRA Announces Partnership With Today's Homeowner Television Show

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announced that it is partnering with the national home improvement show Today’s Homeowner and expert host Danny Lipford to help promote the benefits of metal roofing nationwide this season.

Posted: Jun 25, 2018

Kingspan Introduces New QuadCore™ IMP Technology

Deland, FL – Kingspan is introducing its most technologically-advanced metal panel insulation to the North American market, delivering performance that it says “far exceeds that of any other metal panel insulation core.” Kingspan debuted its new QuadCore™ Technology at the AIA Conference on Architecture, which was held in New York City June 21-23.

Posted: Jun 22, 2018

ABC Presents 2018 Excellence In Design Awards

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC) has announced the winners of its 2018 Excellence in Design Awards. The competition is designed to highlight the diverse application and expansion of the metal building construction industry. Each project showcases new designs that illustrate innovative metal system construction.

Posted: Jun 22, 2018

RIMA-I Honors David Yarbrough With Alexander Schwartz Award

Olathe, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) announces that the group's first Alexander Schwartz Award recipient is David W. Yarbrough. He was presented the award at the International Reflective Insulation Manufacturers (I-RIM) Conference in Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Drexel Metals Acquires Sunlast Metal

Louisville, KY - Drexel Metals, a Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM) business, has announced its acquisition of Sunlast Metal, a supplier in the architectural metal roofing segment serving both residential and commercial customers from its regional facility in Palm City, FL (West Palm Beach area).

Posted: Jun 20, 2018

CENTRIA Presents Comprehensive Product Range At AIA 2018

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA will showcase its innovative range of insulated metal panel products at AIA 2018, June 21-23 in New York City. The CENTRIA team will be at Booth #657, available to discuss and demonstrate their dynamic range of insulated metal panels and other top-performing metal building envelope products.

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