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Posted: Nov 02, 2017

Beckry®Tex Glimmer By Beckers Elevates Textured Coatings

Elk Grove Village, IL - Beckers' Beckry®Tex line is well known in the industry for its unique textured surfaces, eye-catching aesthetics and durability. In response to customer requests for a wider color palette to expand this exceptional product line into the siding market, Beckry®Tex Glimmer has been introduced.

Posted: Nov 01, 2017

SAF Perimeter Systems Expands Designer Series Gutter Line

Villa Rica, GA – SAF Perimeter Systems announces the addition of two new collections to their Designer Series Commercial Gutter Systems. The new Eclectic and Geometric Collections use the same two-piece design with new snap-on decorative fascia styling to complement the ever-changing design intent of architects and owners.

Posted: Oct 31, 2017

METALCON Innovation Station Prize Winners Announced

Las Vegas, NV - The winners of four Innovation Station drawings during METALCON 2017 in Las Vegas, October 18 - 20, have been announced. Contestants entered the drawings throughout the three-day show by scanning 10 Innovation Station displays that were set up in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Posted: Oct 30, 2017

Cold-Formed Steel Trusses e-Book Released By BuildSteel

Washington, DC - BuildSteel, a partnership of steel and construction industry organizations, announces the release of “Cold-Formed Steel Trusses: Design, Performance, and Advantages”, a complimentary e-book to help building owners, architects, contractors and engineers better understand how cold-formed steel (CFS) truss systems can help them in their next project.

Posted: Oct 27, 2017

Kingspan Announces Launch Of Newly Enhanced Website

DeLand, FL – Kingspan is inviting customers and visitors to explore its newly redesigned website for all the Kingspan USA product offerings. With updates now live, provides more content in a user-friendly format to enhance visitors’ online experiences.

Posted: Oct 26, 2017

MCA Celebrates 2017 Triumph Award Winners At METALCON Event

Chicago, IL – On October 18, the Metal Construction Association recognized prominent companies and individuals at its 2nd Annual Triumph Awards recognition ceremony and dinner. The event was held at the Westgate Las Vegas, adjacent the Las Vegas Convention Center, which was hosting METALCON 2017, the all-metal-construction convention and trade show. MCA is that show's chief sponsor.

Posted: Oct 25, 2017

Sheet Metal Supply Introduces New Flat Lock Wall Tile Installation Video Series

Mundelein, IL – Sheet Metal Supply, Ltd., a leader in the fabrication of architectural sheet metal, and a RHEINZINK System Partner, is excited to announce the launch of their Flat Lock Tile Installation Video Series at Featuring industry expert Lou Rondeau, the six-video series demonstrates proper techniques for installing flat lock wall tiles.

Posted: Oct 24, 2017

ATAS International Hosts Manufacturing Day Event

Allentown, PA - In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2017, ATAS International Inc. opened their doors on October 5 to 60 area students and adults. This was the fifth year that ATAS participated in this event.

Posted: Oct 20, 2017

Vasuta Named VP, Global Sales At Firestone Building Products

Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) has named John Vasuta as senior vice president, global sales, Firestone Building Products (FSBP), effective November 1, 2017. In this new expanded leadership role, Vasuta will be responsible for developing a global sales strategy for FSBP to accelerate growth in key world markets, advancing the company’s organizational design.

Posted: Oct 19, 2017

AkzoNobel's CERAM-A-STAR® Expressions Finish Offers Textured Finish

Las Vegas, NV - AkzoNobel has introduced its next evolutionary advancement in print technology at METALCON 2017 with the release of CERAM-A-STAR® Expressions, an innovative textured finish that engages the senses with the visual appeal of a print and texture that adds depth and dimension.

Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Schweiss Doors Profiled In Minneapolis News Piece

Fairfax, MN – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, was recently featured in a television news feature titled, “Small Town Minnesota Door Business Goes Galactic.”

Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Valspar Introduces Acrylicoat™ For Extruded Aluminum Products

Minneapolis, MN – Valspar Acrylicoat™ is a new, cost-effective, acrylic coating with a propriety resin system developed by Sherwin-Williams Coil and Extrusion Coatings. This new coating delivers a smooth, glass-like finish and an extremely hard surface on extruded-aluminum architectural products.

Posted: Oct 17, 2017

CFSEI Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee Members

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has announced the members of its 2017-2018 Executive Committee. The committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the technology transfer activities related to cold-formed steel design through seminars, webinars and the publication of Technical Notes.

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

AkzoNobel Debuts New Finishes At METALCON 2017

Columbus, OH - AkzoNobel will introduce exciting new finishes for interior and exterior metal applications at METALCON 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, October 18 - 20. The new appearances, which include innovative textures, will be on display at the AkzoNobel booth along with other popular products including CERAM-A-STAR® Matte, CERAM-A-STAR® Frost, TRINAR® Mirage, and TRINAR® AG (Anti-Graffiti).

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute Announces Board Of Directors Nominees

Chicago, IL – Six members have been nominated for election to the board of directors of the Synthetic Roof Underlayment Institute. Bruce Hayden, Alpha ProTech Inc.; Mark Strait, Kirsch Building Products; Mark Tupas, Owens Corning; Michael DiStefano, Continental Materials Inc.; Mickey Gay, Perma “R” Products Inc.; and, Tyler Kruckenberg, System Components; will be presented for election by the membership at the October 18th, Annual Meeting of SRUI’s membership.

Posted: Oct 13, 2017

Alliance Machine Moves Into New, Larger Facility

Ashland, VA – Alliance Machine and Engraving LLC has completed its move to a new 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Customized to accommodate three core competencies - engraving, machine assembly and roll fabrication, the modern plant also has room for expansion into additional market segments.

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