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Posted: Mar 27, 2020

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published two new cold-formed steel research reports: 1) “RP19-3: Direct Strength Prediction of Purlins with Paired Torsion Bracing,” and 2) “RP20-1: Inelastic Lateral-Torsional Buckling Strength Validation for Non-Principal Axis Bending Using Numerical Methods.”

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

Coated Metals Group Completes New Denver Facility

Denver, CO - Coated Metals Group (CMG) announces the completion of its new Denver location. It features a 60% increase in total square footage, allowing a significant increase in stock and production capabilities.

Posted: Mar 25, 2020

Lorin Industries' New Video Highlights 75-Plus Years Of Coil Anodized Aluminum Innovations

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc. has released a new video highlighting the company’s continued success through innovation, processes, service and quality. The “Reflect Your Vision: Corporate Video,” now available on Lorin’s YouTube Channel, pays tribute to the outstanding employees whose dedication and commitment helped shape where the company is today.

Posted: Mar 24, 2020

Sheffield Metals Offering Six New AIA Nano Courses

Sheffield Village, OH – Sheffield Metals International, an AIA Continuing Education Provider and a leading distributor of coated and bare metal coil and sheet products, has launched six new American Institute of Architects (AIA) approved Nano courses to the architectural and design community.

Posted: Mar 23, 2020

Kingpsan Announces Support For "Advancing Net Zero" Project

Kingscourt, Ireland - Improving energy efficiency and performance in buildings is an essential component of the Advancing Net Zero project, which aims for every single building – both new and existing – to operate at zero carbon emissions by 2050, or sooner. Kingspan is committed to promoting an envelope first approach and supporting the industry’s development of innovative solutions towards decarbonization. This will require systemic change in the way products are manufactured, used and transported around the world.

Posted: Mar 20, 2020

Jarden Zinc Products Changes Name To ARTAZN LLC

Greeneville, TN – Jarden Zinc Products LLC, a Jadex Inc. company (formerly Jarden Process Solutions), has announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity and company name change. Jarden Process Solutions is now known as Jadex Inc., and Jarden Zinc Products will now operate under the legal name ARTAZN LLC and the ARTAZN™ brand.

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

Homeowner Tax Credits For Energy Efficient Roofs Extended Through 2020

Portland, OR — The Metal Roofing Alliance is spreading the good news for homeowners looking to save money by installing an energy efficient metal roof this year: the Federal Property Tax Credits incentive for doing so have been retroactively extended until Dec. 31, 2020.

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

AGC Issues Statement After Major Construction Projects Halted

Editor's Note: The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, has issued the following statement in reaction to steps being taken to put in place arbitrary halts to construction activity in certain parts of the country. Click to read.

Posted: Mar 17, 2020

Trade Shows, Conventions And Meetings Affected By The Coronavirus

Due to concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), several industry trade shows and meetings have been canceled or postponed. The following is a list of those event changes that we're currently aware of, each with a link for further information. This list will be updated as new reports are received.

Posted: Mar 17, 2020

ATAS International Introduces New Matte Colors

Allentown, PA - To complement the industry accepted standard gloss finish of over 35 standard colors, ATAS International now stocks six new matte colors. The new low-gloss finish offers a more subdued aesthetic, like that which is found with natural metals.

Posted: Mar 16, 2020

Mule-Hide Products Co. Launches Redesigned Website

Beloit, WI - Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. has redesigned its website, making it faster and easier for contractors, specifiers and property managers to access the information they need when designing, installing, maintaining or repairing roofs with Mule-Hide products - including recoating for aged metal roofs.

Posted: Mar 13, 2020

MRA Advocates For Metal As Sustainable Reroofing Choice

Portland, OR - In the U.S. and Canada, homeowners are gearing up for spring and summer exterior home improvement projects. For those projects involving new roofs, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) encourages all to think about metal, not only because of the benefits for the homeowner, but for the entire planet as well.

Posted: Mar 12, 2020

Metal Construction Association Announces Four New Members

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has announced four new members to the group of more than 90 manufacturers and suppliers dedicated to expanding and developing the metal construction industry. The new members each operate in specific niches, demonstrating the diversity that comprises the industry as a whole and the association in particular.

Posted: Mar 12, 2020

SMACNA Launches National “Ignite Your Career” Workforce Development Campaign

Chantilly, VA - The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), the leader in promoting quality and excellence in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry, today announced the launch of its workforce development campaign, designed to raise public awareness for career opportunities across the organized HVAC and sheet metal industries, and support its members in recruitment efforts. A new website, IgniteYourCareer.com, is being rolled out and will serve as the “digital hub” of this comprehensive campaign.

Posted: Mar 11, 2020

Lorin Offers New Hole Patterns For Perforated Anodized Aluminum

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces that its updated coil anodized aluminum for perforated aluminum products in architectural and construction applications now contains new hole patterns, including a square pattern.

Posted: Mar 06, 2020

Sunflare Introduces PowerFit 20 Flexible Solar Panel For Metal Roofs

La Verne, CA – Sunflare has announced its successful development of PowerFit 20, a light, thin, flexible solar panel designed to nest between the seams of standing seam metal roofs. Visually unobtrusive, the modules were developed for use by architects and builders seeking the best possible aesthetics when harnessing the power of the sun.

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