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Posted: Oct 28, 2016

Clopay® Introduces New Commercial Overhead Door Models

Cincinnati, OH – Clopay is introducing a new line of commercial overhead door models that offer designers, specifiers, and building owners a thermally-broken, insulated steel full view option for buildings that require natural light and visibility. These include restaurants, retail centers, fire stations, and automotive service centers.

Posted: Oct 27, 2016

Wismarq Industries Acquires Prior Coated Metals Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA - Wismarq Industries LLC, a provider of coil coating services for metal products, announces that it has acquired the assets of Prior Coated Metals Inc. Headquartered in Allentown, PA, Prior Coated Metals is a producer of pre-painted steel and aluminum products, with a 50-year operating history.

Posted: Oct 25, 2016

Guide For Inspecting Metal Building Systems Offered By MBMA

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its new Guide for Inspecting Metal Building Systems, a resource intended for use by individuals who are responsible for contracting, performing, and reporting the various inspection tasks related to the construction of a metal building project.

Posted: Oct 24, 2016

Firestone Building Products Announces 2015 Global Sustainability Report

Indianapolis, IN – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone) has released its 2015 Global Sustainability Report detailing the company’s progress in achieving its environmental goals and fulfilling its long-standing commitment to contributing to an environmentally sustainable society.

Posted: Oct 24, 2016

AIA Billings Index Contracts In September

Washington, DC – For the first time since the summer of 2012, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posted consecutive months of a decline 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 September ABI score was 48.4, down from the mark of 49.7 in the previous month.

Posted: Oct 20, 2016

Wood’s Powr-Grip® Introduces Intelli-Grip™ Technology, Improving Material Handling Safety

Laurel, MT - Wood's Powr-Grip®, a leading manufacturer/supplier of vacuum lifting equipment for metal panels and other materials, has developed the next generation of vacuum lifters featuring Powr-Grip’s® proprietary Intelli-Grip™ technology. This state-of-the-art design monitors the lifter’s vacuum and power systems, adjusts resources as necessary, and notifies the operator when something requires special attention.

Posted: Oct 19, 2016

New Rooftop Solar Installation Animations Released By EcoFasten Solar®

Morrisville, VT - EcoFasten Solar®, supplier of solar roof mounts and components for metal roofs and other roof types, has introduced two installation animations covering Simple Seal for corrugated metal roofing and ASG-U Clamps for metal standing seam roofs.

Posted: Oct 18, 2016

Technical Note On Welding Cold-Formed Steel Updated By CFSEI

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has updated “Welding Cold-Formed Steel” (Technical Note F140-16). In cold-formed steel construction, welding may be the preferred joining method for roof trusses, panelization of walls, and hardware connections.

Posted: Oct 17, 2016

MBCI Hosts National Manufacturing Day Event At Houston Plant

Houston, TX - In celebration of National Manufacturing Day 2016, NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) opened three of its manufacturing facilities to the public on October 7, including its MBCI manufacturing facility in Houston.

Posted: Oct 14, 2016

CENTRIA Bolsters Project Management Team With Addition Of Carl Weber And Dan Wallace

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, an industry leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces a pair of new hires to support the company’s impressive project management and customer care teams. Carl Weber joins CENTRIA Architectural Systems as the new Director of Project Management, while Dan Wallace takes on the new role of Program Manager for the Intercept modular metal panel system.

Posted: Oct 13, 2016

Firestone Introduces Guide To Choosing The Best LEED Version 4 Products

Indianapolis, IN – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, has introduced an all-inclusive guide to help customers navigate the best green products for LEED Version 4 requirements.

Posted: Oct 13, 2016

ATAS International Hosts Distributors From Variety Of Countries

Allentown, PA - ATAS International recently welcomed guests from several countries to the ATAS headquarters in Allentown, PA. The guests, all of whom are ATAS product distributors, gathered for education sessions, a plant tour, and information exchanges.

Posted: Oct 12, 2016

Design Assist Services Introduced By Radius Track

Minneapolis, MN - Radius Track, a supplier of curved and complex framing products, announces the introduction of Design Assist, design/engineering services for architects and contractors.

Posted: Oct 11, 2016

Quality Metalcrafts Purchases Bonded Technology Corporation

Rogers, MN – Quality Metalcrafts, LLC/AMERICLAD® is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets and intellectual property of Bonded Technology Corporation. Bonded Technology Corporation markets the BondTek® line of laminated insulated and non-insulated panels to the architectural construction market.

Posted: Oct 07, 2016

Valspar Contributes To Greenbuild GreenZone Structure

Minneapolis, MN - Valspar is among the companies who donated materials for a small structure that was unveiled at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, CA. The building is destined for a permanent home in nearby Compton.

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