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Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Colleagues Help Angelo Borzillo Celebrate Hall Of Fame Recognition And Reflect On Greater Legacy

Philadelphia, PA - Fifty-six years ago, Angelo Borzillo was an employee of Bethlehem Steel, an American steel-making company in Pennsylvania. For most of the 20th century, Bethlehem Steel was one of the world's largest steel producing and shipbuilding companies. Borzillo and his manager, Jim Horton, wished to find a better way to combat corrosion of sheet metal than the industry’s standard of galvanizing with 100% zinc.

Posted: Sep 22, 2022

Lightning Protection Systems Are Vital To Keeping Fire Stations Online

Winsted, CT - Calculating the risk of taking chances with lightning is a dangerous game. Earlier this summer, lightning struck a Maine fire station, damaging equipment and disrupting operations. East Coast Lightning Equipment advises that to ensure continuous operations during storms, it is vital for fire stations to be protected from lightning damage.

Posted: Aug 11, 2022

METALCON 2022 To Showcase Metal Buildings And Their Growing Uses

Newton, MA - The versatility of metal buildings is no longer a secret. More and more, architects and contractors are taking advantage of the benefits offered by metal buildings to grow the market. Mark Swagerty, Exhibit Sales Manager, says they'll be a prominent focus of the METALCON 2022 show in Indianapolis, October 12 - 14.

Posted: Jul 28, 2022

MRA Addresses Household Humidity Myths

Portland, OR - Summertime sweat happens, especially in areas of high humidity, but damp, moist home interiors are a sign of a potentially serious problem. Most of these problems can be traced to the roof or attic, but the exact causes can be the subject of misinformation or misconceptions. In its mission to educate consumers and contractors about sound roofing design, especially in the case of metal systems, the Metal Roofing Alliance tackles some of these humidity myths below.

Posted: Jul 21, 2022

S-5! Celebrates Its 30th Year in Business

Colorado Springs, CO - The beginnings of S-5! is a tale steeped in history. It all began in 1991. Rob Haddock had been a long-time contractor (and consultant) in the metal roofing and metal construction industry—having learned ground-up, straight from the trenches, all about erecting metal buildings and metal roofing. Throughout his contracting career, he was always innovating and discovering different and better ways to do things. He realized the attachment of anything to standing seam roofing without violating the integrity of the roof seemed impossible.

Posted: Jul 14, 2022

Insulated Metal Panels To Be On Full Display At METALCON 2022

Newton, MA — For anyone looking to learn about insulated metal panels (IMPs), a visit to METALCON International is a must. For a second consecutive year, the trade show for the metal construction industry will feature an IMP Pavilion, bringing together manufacturers to promote the benefits and use of insulated metal panels.

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.

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