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Posted: Sep 07, 2017

Reed's Metals Participating In Hurricane Harvey Relief

Brookhaven, MS - The governor of Mississippi is joining forces with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Reed’s Metals President Bernard Reed, local schools and businesses to aid in relief and restoration across the Houston area due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey.

Posted: Sep 06, 2017

Petersen Opening PAC-CLAD Manufacturing Facility In Phoenix In 2018

Elk Grove Village, IL - Petersen is expanding the reach of its PAC-CLAD brand by opening a new manufacturing facility in Phoenix, Ariz. The 52,000 sq. ft. facility is scheduled to be fully operational in the first quarter of 2018, and will be equipped to provide the Western U.S. construction market with the full line of PAC-CLAD steel and aluminum cladding products.

Posted: Sep 05, 2017

MRA Offering Residential Metal Roofing Training At METALCON 2017

Longview, WA - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is hosting two exclusive seminars for metal roofing contractors at METALCON 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Both seminars are designed to help contractors to grow their residential metal roofing businesses with practical advice and ideas that can make an immediate impact. Led by metal roofing expert Frank Farmer, the MRA training sessions will be held on both October 18 and 19.

Posted: Aug 31, 2017

Bilco's Michael Toohey Named General Manager

New Haven, CT – The BILCO Company, a subsidiary of AmesburyTruth™, has announced that Michael Toohey has been named General Manager of the company. Toohey will now oversee all sales and marketing, operations and engineering for BILCO’s architectural and residential products.

Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Beckers Introduces New Universal Primer For Use With Variety Of Coatings

Elk Grove Village, IL - In today’s age of right-on-time production and reduced inventory, many people are beginning to find it troublesome to hold multiple Stock Keeping Units (SKU’s) when one will suffice. Beckers, a leading supplier of coil coatings, addresses this issue with the launch of its universal primer.

Posted: Aug 29, 2017

BPD Adds Fasteners To Product Lineup

Logansport, IN - Building Products Development (BPD), a member company of LSI Metal Building Components Group Inc., announces that it is now offering metal-to-wood and metal-to-metal fasteners.

Posted: Aug 28, 2017

Coated Metals Group Is Now Employee-Owned

Madison, WI - Coated Metals Group (CMG) announces that the company is now 100% employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Posted: Aug 25, 2017

AIA Billings Index Up For Sixth Consecutive Month

Washington, D.C. – For the sixth consecutive month, architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services as reflected in the July Architecture Billings Index (ABI). 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 July ABI score was 51.9, down from a score of 54.2 in the previous month.

Posted: Aug 24, 2017

CENTRIA Promotes Mark Klos To Director Of Research & Development

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of architectural metal wall and roof systems, announces the promotion of Mark Klos, Manager of Research & Development, to the position of Director of Research & Development.

Posted: Aug 23, 2017

MCA Adds Five Companies As New Members

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) announces five companies have become new members of the association. Edco Products, Exterior Systems (a division of F.L. Crane & Sons), Kloeckner Metals, Sheet Metal Supply Ltd. and William Molnar Roofing have joined the association's 92 member companies, all of which serve the metal construction industry.

Posted: Aug 22, 2017

SAF Names Jim Cooper As Midwest Branch Manager

Atlanta, GA – SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.) has hired Jim Cooper as Branch Manager of the company’s new SAF Midwest Branch. SAF Midwest opened on August 1, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN. He will manage SAF Midwest branch operations, including aluminum sheet and extrusions sales, in addition to fabrication services for SAF customers in Indiana and surrounding states.

Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Ceco Building Systems Announces New Capabilities Brochure

Houston, TX - Ceco Building Systems, a provider of custom designed metal building systems, recently released its new Capabilities Brochure. The brochure showcases Ceco’s proficiencies including project photos, markets served and products and services offerings.

Posted: Aug 18, 2017

Alaska Commercial Contractors And Tower Pacific Construction Join 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 Alaska Commercial Contractors Inc. of Juneau, Alaska and Tower Pacific Construction of Vernon, Washington to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Aug 17, 2017

Mule-Hide Products Introduces SEBS Roof Coating System

Beloit, WI - Mule-Hide Products introduces the SEBS Roofing Coating Systems roof repair and restoration applications. The solvent-based coating system is designed primarily for use in repairing and restoring metal roofs, but also can be used on other roof systems.

Posted: Aug 15, 2017

MCA Finalizes Metal Roofing Championship Games Event Schedule

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) Games Task Force has announced the final schedule for the Fourth Annual Metal Roofing National Championship Games to be held this year at METALCON, October 18-20, in Las Vegas.

Posted: Aug 14, 2017

BuildSteel's New e-Book Helps Architects Address Design Challenges By Using CFS

Washington, DC - BuildSteel, an alliance of steel and construction industry organizations, announces the release of “How Cold-Formed Steel Solves Design Challenges for Architects,” a complimentary e-book explaining how architects and structural engineers can take advantage of cold-formed steel (CFS) framing to solve complex architectural challenges.

Posted: Aug 11, 2017

Firestone Building Products Announces New President

Nashville, TN – Firestone Building Products, LLC (Firestone) has announced that Bridgestone executive Taylor Cole has been named president, Firestone Building Products, effective Aug. 14. Cole succeeds Tim Dunn, current president, Firestone Building Products, who will retire Oct. 1 after more than 31 years with Firestone and its parent company, Bridgestone Americas.

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