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Posted: May 25, 2018

AISI Updates 14 Test Standards In S900-Series

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has updated 14 test standards in its S900-series, providing a complete series of updated test methods that supersede the previously published 2013 series. All test standards have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and are available for downloading free of charge.

Posted: May 24, 2018

RIMA-I Offering PDF Versions Of Recently Concluded I-RIM Conference Presentations

Lenexa, KS– The 2018 International Reflective Insulation Manufacturers (I-RIM) Conference was held May 9-10 in Puntarenas Costa Rica, hosting guests from around the globe. For those who may have wanted to attend but couldn't, RIMA-I is offering PDF-format versions of the event presentations for purchase.

Posted: May 23, 2018

MBMA Releases Energy Code Compliance: A Guide For Metal Building Contractors

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released a free new e-book titled, Energy Code Compliance: A Guide for Metal Building Contractors. This new e-book is filled with concise information to help contractors understand the ever-changing and complex energy code and insulation requirements for low-rise commercial buildings, with a special focus on metal buildings.

Posted: May 23, 2018

Metal Roofs Help Homeowners Prep For Hurricane Season

Longview, WA - After last year’s devastating hurricane season, homeowners looking to better protect their home this year are increasingly turning to highly-durable materials, including metal roofing.

Posted: May 22, 2018

AMCA Launches Spec Check Mobile App

Arlington Heights, IL - Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International, Inc., the international authority on Air System Components since 1917, has announced the launch of the AMCA Spec Check mobile app.

Posted: May 18, 2018

ATAS Announces Project Of The Year Award Winners

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. honored its 2017 Project of the Year winners at a recent awards banquet. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. Six project categories were included in this year’s competition: commercial roofs, commercial walls, residential roofs, residential walls, and two new categories for 2017 - accents and interiors.

Posted: May 18, 2018

AISI Publishes New Test Standard For Nonstructural Cold-Formed Steel

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new test standard in its S900-series - AISI S919-17, Test Standard for Determining the Flexural Strength and Stiffness of Cold-Formed Steel Nonstructural Members. The test standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the American National Standard and is available for downloading free of charge.

Posted: May 17, 2018

GKD Metal Fabrics Introduces Acoustic Mesh Panels

Cambridge, MD - GKD Metal Fabrics recently expanded its portfolio to include Acoustic Mesh Panels. The panels are designed to provide architects with a solution to manage sound levels in their projects.

Posted: May 16, 2018

New Reps Join The Flex-Ability Concepts Team, Bringing Construction Expertise

Oklahoma City, OK - A combined 51 years of experience has enhanced the Flex-Ability Concepts team with the addition of new manufacturer’s representatives Brad Moulton and Brian Fee. Moulton is responsible for southern California, and Fee is overseeing the southern Nevada territory. The reps step into their new roles after the retirement of Jim Galloway.

Posted: May 15, 2018

AGA Announces 2018 Excellence In Hot-Dip Galvanizing Award Winners

Centennial, CO - The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. More than 110 projects, representing the versatility and allure of hot-dip galvanizing, were judged online by a panel of architects and engineers and are now featured in the AGA Project Gallery on the association’s website.

Posted: May 11, 2018

ABC Adds Atlas Construction Group 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 Atlas Construction Group LLC of Tulsa, Oklahoma to its national network of Builders.

Posted: May 10, 2018

AISI Updates Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Standard

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has updated AISI S201, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Product Data. AISI S201-17 supersedes the previous edition, AISI S201-12. The standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is available for downloading free of charge.

Posted: May 09, 2018

Vorteq Acquires Wheeling Service & Supply

Pittsburgh, PA - Vorteq Coil Finishers LLC, a provider of coil coating services for metal products, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Wheeling Services & Supply Inc. In addition, the company announced that Mark Sherwin has joined its board of directors.

Posted: May 08, 2018

MCA Publishes New Specification Guides For MCM

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has updated its Specification Guides for Metal Composite Material (MCM), for 4mm and 6mm/8mm MCM systems respectively. Both documents are downloadable at

Posted: May 08, 2018

CMG Names New Sales Representative In Denver

Denver, CO - Coated Metals Group (CMG) has announced the addition of Anna Houden to the Denver sales team. She will be taking on the role of a sales representative.

Posted: May 07, 2018

Morin Taps Blue Line Building Products To Represent Products In Midwest

Bristol, CT – Morin, a Kingspan Group Company, has tapped Blue Line Building Products to represent its products in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas. Blue Line is a start-up architectural products rep agency founded by Matt Martino, formerly VP of sales and Marketing at Morin.

Posted: May 04, 2018

Metal Roofing Alliance Announces Two New Members

Portland, OR - The metal roofing industry is growing rapidly, and so is the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). As the leading nonprofit organization representing the U.S. and Canada residential metal roofing industry, MRA announced that it recently added two new members.

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