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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.

Posted: Jan 16, 2017

NRCA Releases 2017 Steep-Slope Roofing Boxed Set

Rosemont, IL - The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2017. The new volume updates the 2013 volume under the same title and serves as a reference for contractors, architects and roof consultants.

Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Samco Machinery Adds Rahman As Project Manager

Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Samco Machinery, supplier of metal rollforming systems, announces the addition of Sayed Rahman to its Project Management Team in the role of Project Manager, reporting to Lionel Juan, VP Project Management.

Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Reid Ribble Succeeds Bill Good As NRCA CEO

Rosemont, IL – The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced that Bill Good has retired after 28 years as the organization's CEO and 41 years of service. Former NRCA member and Chairman of the Board Reid Ribble officially succeeded Good as CEO.

Posted: Jan 09, 2017

ATAS To Host Winter Educational Retreat In Mesa, Arizona

Mesa, AZ - ATAS International Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, will be hosting “Designing with Metal - Building Envelope Education”, an AIA/CES education event at the Building Envelope Design Center in Mesa, Arizona, February 9 - 10, 2017.

Posted: Jan 06, 2017

Central States Manufacturing Opens New Plant In Seguin, TX

Seguin, TX – Central States Manufacturing, supplier of metal construction products, has opened its eighth manufacturing location, a 44,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and warehouse facility in Seguin, TX. The company has committed to the creation of 50 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.

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