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Posted: Dec 12, 2016

Wismarq Continues Growth Strategy With Appointment Of Jim Boyle

Pittsburgh, PA – Wismarq Industries, LLC has announced a new executive position with the introduction of Jim Boyle as Vice President of Operations & Professional Services. The creation of this executive level position signifies continued investment into building the right team to drive continuous improvement, customer satisfaction and profitability for the company.

Posted: Dec 08, 2016

PPG Introduces Durastar™ ULTRA-Cool Coil Coatings

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG has introduced Durastar™ ULTRA-Cool™ coatings, which combine an advanced silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings formulation with infrared-reflective (IR-reflective) pigments to enhance the beauty and extend the service life of metal roofing, siding panels and other building components.

Posted: Dec 07, 2016

CENTRIA Releases 2017 Product Catalog Featuring Architectural Metal Wall Systems

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces the release of its 2017 Product Catalog. The catalog showcases a new approach to product presentation with separate sections for insulated metal panels (IMPs) and rainscreen systems, encompassing single-skin metal and backup panels.

Posted: Dec 06, 2016

AISI And MBMA Hosting December 13 Webinar On Changes To AISI S100, Cold-Formed Steel Design Specification

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) are hosting a continuing education webinar on the latest technical changes and additions to AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition. The webinar will be held on December 13, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Posted: Dec 05, 2016

American Buildings Company Adds Mosaic To 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 Mosaic Building Solutions LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Dec 02, 2016

Upbeat 2017 Economic Outlook For Cold-Formed Steel Framing Unveiled By SFIA

Falls Church, VA - The incoming administration’s strong focus on rebuilding the United States’ infrastructure - driven by president-elect Donald Trump’s proposed 10-year, $1 trillion infrastructure plan - also will spur private investments in new residential and commercial construction, according to an economic forecast prepared for the Steel Framing Industry Association.

Posted: Dec 01, 2016

S-5!, MBCI Develop AIA course, Improving Wind Uplift On Metal Roofs

Colorado Springs, CO and Houston, TX – Improving Wind Uplift on Metal Roofs is a new AIA continuing education course, developed by S-5! and MBCI to help architects discover the art and science of wind control and wind uplift on metal roofs and metal structures.

Posted: Nov 30, 2016

Features Make AppliCad Roof Wizard Software Ideal For Ancillaries

Jupiter, FL – To metal roofers throughout the U.S. and Canada, AppliCad USA is known for its flagship product, Roof Wizard roof estimating software. But the program's features make it great for estimating the material requirements and cost of ancillary items such as fascia, gutters, downspouts and fall barriers too. That's the message Ray Smith, the company's managing director, wants to convey not only to current users, but to potential new customers as well.

Posted: Nov 28, 2016

Architecture Billings Index Rebounds After Two Down Months

Washington, DC – After seeing consecutive months of contracting demand for the first time in four years, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw a modest increase in demand for design services. 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 October ABI score was 50.8, up from the mark of 48.4 in the previous month.

Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Triangle Fastener Announces Metalcon 2016 Contest Winners

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) has announced its 2016 METALCON prize giveaway winners. At the Baltimore, MD convention in late October, Triangle held a drawing to give away six new DeWalt 20 volt Versa-Clutch Screwguns with the new FLEXVOLT™ Technology, as well as one 50” Smart HDTV.

Posted: Nov 22, 2016

Gilbank Construction Receives Honors From ABC

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 that Gilbank Construction was awarded a Top Ten Midwest Volume Award and a Top Twenty-Five National Volume Award.

Posted: Nov 17, 2016

ATAS Hosts Society Of American Registered Architects Conference Attendees In Mesa, AZ

Mesa, AZ - ATAS International hosted members of the Society of American Registered Architects on October 7, during the group's 60th anniversary conference in Arizona. Over 35 SARA members attended an educational presentation and toured ATAS’ manufacturing facility in Mesa, earning learning units for both activities.

Posted: Nov 16, 2016

Standard For Design Of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels Updated By AISI

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has updated AISI S310, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels. This standard, first published in 2013, provides design provisions for diaphragms consisting of profiled steel decks or panels which include fluted profiles and cellular deck profiles.

Posted: Nov 14, 2016

TAMKO Introduces Underlayment, Adds Metal Shingle Options

Joplin, MO - TAMKO Building Products Inc. introduces Synthetic Guard Plus Underlayment, which can be used for application underneath metal roofing, as well as with other roof types. The company also announces new options for its metal roof shingle products.

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