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Stephen Ward & Associates of Madison, AL, recommended a 200 Series double lock standing seam roof system from Architectural Building Components for the roof of a Gulf Power building in Gulfport, MS. The 16"-wide striated panels were formed from 24-gauge Galvalume Plus coated steel. They were installed by Mansfield Industrial of Pensacola, FL.

The 200 Series is ABC's most versatile roof panel. It features a 2”-tall rib that is mechanically seamed in the field with an electric seamer in either a single lock (90 degree) or double Lock (180 degree) fold. It performs well on open purlins as well as on solid deck on slopes as low as 1/2:12. Panels can be produced in the plant or on site in lengths up to 200' using one of the company's ARCHZILLA portable fabrication trucks. The 200 Series can be curved to a radius as tight as 20’. It has outstanding performance in high wind conditions.

For outstanding design, construction and craftsmanship, the project received an ABC Job of the Month award for August 2007.

About Architectural Building Components

Architectural Building Components, a division of McElroy Metal, is one of the country’s leading innovators and manufacturers of metal roofing and siding solutions. For more than 20 years, Architectural Building Components has provided low-slope and steep-slope roofing, metal re-roofing, retro-fitting and new metal roof construction designed to save money and minimize upkeep. Headquartered in Houston, Architectural Building Components has developed products such as the uniquely designed 238T & new 138T symmetrical standing seam panel systems, as well as Archzilla® - jobsite manufacturing truck- to serve the complex roofing needs in the educational, healthcare, government, liturgical, entertainment, retail and service industries. For more information about the company, visit

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