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Posted: May 26, 2022

Up And Coming Trends: An ACM Manufacturer's Perspective

Choosing the right materials for any architectural project is a major feat. Whether you're a building owner, architect, general contractor, distributor, fabricator, or installer, you all take part in seeing a project through from start to finish. Which ultimately means you've been involved in making these important decisions.

Posted: Apr 14, 2022

Anodized Aluminum Featured On Many Iconic Buildings

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, highlights their leading product, ClearMatt® Architectural Class I finish which is featured on a multitude of iconic buildings.

Posted: Mar 24, 2022

More Than Looks To A Good Metal Roof

Norcross, GA — Interestingly enough, most roofs are installed outside and as such are likely going to be exposed to an active and sometimes “angry” environment. In conversations with customers and owners, discussions of aesthetics can sometimes proceed the discussion of long-term performance of metal roofing and cladding solutions. As a metal roofing and cladding manufacturer, we get it, you can do lots of cool stuff with metal but at some point the specifiers, engineers, and designers need to roll up their collective sleeves and do some “nerd work”.

Posted: Feb 10, 2022

Metal Roofing Hard To Beat For Durability And Maintenance-Free Performance

Portland, OR – For homeowners who want serious performance and durability from the roof over their head, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) suggests taking a good look at metal. And the first thing you see—the coating—may be one of the most important features when it comes to longevity, energy efficiency and overall performance.

Posted: Jan 20, 2022

ACM Manufacturer's Project Section Showcases Attractiveness And Versatility Of Products

Indianapolis, IN — Contractors and architects looking to get a feel for the design potential using aluminum and metal composite systems are sure to find it in the Projects section on the Citadel Architectural Products website. The company has been manufacturing metal-faced composite panels since 1968 and has an array of projects from around the country to showcase the attractiveness and versatility of its products.

Posted: Jan 06, 2022

Flat Lock Tile Installation Video Series Shows Proper Techniques And Tools For The Job

Grayslake, IL – Sheet Metal Supply, Ltd. is a leader in the fabrication of architectural sheet metal, a RHEINZINK System Partner, and one of the largest distributors/fabricators of architectural zinc in North America. To help contractors/installers who may be unfamiliar with its popular Flat Lock Tiles, the company offers a six-video Flat Lock Tile Installation Video Series that features industry expert Lou Rondeau demonstrating proper techniques and the right tools for the job.

Posted: Dec 30, 2021

IMP Manufacturer's BIM Objects Help Streamline The Design Process

Vacaville, CA - All Weather Insulated Panels is one of America's leading producers of insulated metal panel systems, and an innovator in the design, construction, and advancement of insulated metal panels and insulated roof deck solutions. In addition to first-class products, All Weather Insulated Panels strives to offer best-of-class service and support, both before and after the sale. To assist contractors and architects in the specification stage, the company offers online access to color and finish sheets, literature, spec sheets, detail files, continuing education courses and BIM objects, available through a BIM Configurator widget or a Bundle selector.

Posted: Dec 23, 2021

A Great Place To Learn About Coil Anodizing

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, invites anyone involved in design and construction to check out the company's YouTube channel to learn about the world of anodizing.

Posted: Dec 22, 2021

Put Your (Snow) Guard Up: How To Prevent Rooftop Snow Avalanches

Portland, OR - Winter has barely begun, but freezing and sub-zero temperatures have already hit much of the U.S. and Canada. For homeowners, it's time to double check that your roof is ready for snow and ice. That's the advice coming from the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), North America's leading resource for metal roofing information for homeowners and residential roofing contractors.

Posted: Dec 02, 2021

Snow Guards Serve A Vital Safety Function...And Look Good Doing It!

McHenry, IL - Avalanches of ice and snow can be dangerous and even deadly. It is true in nature, and it is true in steep-sloped roofing, where a sudden release of snow and ice can be dangerous to people and harmful to property. Fortunately—in the case of roofing—avalanches are preventable, thanks to companies like Sno Gem, a leading maker of snow and ice retention products since 1994.

Posted: Nov 24, 2021

Supplying Premium Metals And Services For Construction

North Ridgeville, OH - Alanod-Westlake Metal Industries (AWMI) is a premium metal supplier for the construction market, garnering a reputation as an industry leader in reflective and decorative metal surfaces.

Posted: Nov 18, 2021

When You Need A Place To Put Your Foot, Now There's A Solution

Middleburg, FL - Everyone working on a standing seam metal roof knows, sometimes you just need a place to put your foot. Now you have one! The Roof Rat Bracket is a unique, standing seam metal roofing bracket created to give contracting professionals and maintenance workers a safe place to put their foot.

Posted: Nov 11, 2021

Step By Step Aid In Designing And Quoting A Snow Retention System

American Fork, UT - Rooftop snow management systems are recognized as key accessories for metal roofs in regions where significant snowfall occurs. TRA Snow & Sun, with 25 years of experience in the marketplace, offers a variety of snow retention options to suit each particular situation. The big question for many contractors, designers and building owners is which system best suits their building. TRA offers assistance to smoothly navigate the selection process with its Snow Estimate Package.

Posted: Nov 04, 2021

Document Libraries Section Offers Downloadable Info On Variety Of Topics

Norcross, GA - Since its founding in 1994, IMETCO, the Innovative Metals Company, has grown to become one of the industry's leading providers of engineered metal products and building envelope systems. And while building relationships with contractors, architects and even building owners has been a big contributor to the company's success, its support to those groups comes not only through direct communications, but also through an information-packed website where virtually anyone can gain a good sense of the company's products and capabilities. One of the website sections created to help familiarize visitors with who IMETCO is and what the company does is the company's Resources section

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

Backed By Science, Company's Coil And Extrusion Coatings Are Attractive And Durable

Riverside, CA - While color can enhance the beauty of a metal roof or wall panel, it's the science behind the coating that makes it last. Dura Coat was founded on science and as the company explains, it was science that led to the development of the environmentally-sound coatings that are today the foundation of all Dura Coat products. And it's the science that the company's research chemists are constantly working to improve as they seek to continue pushing the envelope of exceptional coating development.

Posted: Oct 14, 2021

Durability Of Coil Coatings Showcased In New Video

Columbus, OH - AkzoNobel’s reputation for the durability of its coil coating products is showcased in an innovative new video. Using one of its most popular products - CERAM-A-STAR 1050 – as an example, the video shows in real-world terms how the company’s coil coatings products provide outstanding gloss and color retention, even when exposed to harsh weathering elements like humidity, UV rays, blazing heat or driving rain.

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