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Posted: Sep 13, 2019

New MBMA Video Offers Comprehensive Introduction To Metal Building Systems

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has developed a new video, “Metal Building Systems 101,” now available on its YouTube channel. This video is a comprehensive overview of metal building systems and runs for approximately 22-1/2 minutes.

Posted: Sep 12, 2019

Steel Deck Institute Reaccredited As An American National Standards Developer

Glenshaw, PA - After a recent audit of its standards development activities, the Steel Deck Institute (SDI) has been reaccredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on SDI-sponsored American National Standards.

Posted: Sep 11, 2019

Roofing Alliance Looking For Future Initiatives To Fund

Rosemont, IL - The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), has announced its annual Call for Funding. Committed to promoting and funding the advancement of roofing through research, education, technology and philanthropic programs, every year the Roofing Alliance funds critical research, educational and technical projects for the betterment of the roofing industry.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019

Roof Hugger Schedules Metal-Over-Metal Retrofit Roofing Webinars For Fall 2019

Odessa, FL - Roof Hugger, LLC announces the line-up for its Fall 2019 webinars on Metal-over-Metal retrofit roofing with Roof Hugger sub-framing systems. The first of six free webinars is Thursday, September 26, with others scheduled throughout October, November and early December. All are 30-minute programs.

Posted: Sep 06, 2019

Garland’s New Brochure Highlights Building Envelope Offerings

Cleveland, OH - Garland recently released a new brochure highlighting its building envelope capabilities and outlining the variety of problems the company’s representatives can help solve. Garland is known in the industry for its roofing products, but its offerings extend far beyond that to include solutions for windows, walls, parking structures and more.

Posted: Sep 05, 2019

Alpine SnowGuards Offers New AIA/CES Course

Morrisville, VT - Alpine SnowGuards, manufacturer of rooftop snow management systems, has become a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education Systems (AIA/CES).

Posted: Sep 04, 2019

New Commercial Ceiling System From CertainTeed Offers Acoustics And Aesthetics

Malvern, PA – When specifying large-format metal ceiling panels for expansive commercial installations, designers are often forced to choose between acoustics and aesthetics. CertainTeed aims to change all that with the launch of PLAZA Large-Format Acoustic Panels by Hunter Douglas Ceiling & Wall Products, exclusively from CertainTeed.

Posted: Sep 03, 2019

AIA's Billings Index Measures Positive In July

Washington, DC – Demand for design services in July remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report released from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 50.1 in July showed a small increase in design services since June, which was a score of 49.1.

Posted: Aug 30, 2019

Petersen Adds Reps To Meet Demand For Metal Cladding In Western U.S.

Phoenix, AZ - Petersen is meeting the growing demand in the Western United States for its PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall products by hiring several representatives in the area. The manufacturer representatives will support architects, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior metal cladding products in Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.

Posted: Aug 30, 2019

Laminators Inc. Names New Regional Manager

Hatfield, PA – Laminators Incorporated has announced the promotion of its longstanding employee, Jason Bauknecht, to Regional Manager for the Architectural Products Division. His territories include Mid-Atlantic (DE, southern NJ, NY [excludes NYC], PA, WV), Chesapeake (DC, MD, VA), Southeast (NC, SC, TN) and Canada.

Posted: Aug 29, 2019

Fire Protection Alternatives For Metal Buildings Is Subject Of New MBMA Research

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has just released the results of a study on fire protection alternatives for metal buildings. The research report, W/D Study of Non-prismatic (built-up) I-shaped Framing Members in Metal Buildings, was undertaken by Nestor Iwankiw, PE, SE, Ph.D., of Jenson Hughes.

Posted: Aug 28, 2019

AISI Standards Council Seeks Research Proposals For 2020 Small Project Fellowship Program

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Standards Council is seeking research proposals for its 2020 Small Project Fellowship Program. Launched in 2014, AISI’s Small Project Fellowship Program identifies and provides funding for research projects that will significantly impact the reliability, performance and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products in a variety of end-use applications.

Posted: Aug 26, 2019

MRA Suggests Metal Roofing For Homeowners In Hail-Prone Areas

Portland, OR - As the baseball-sized hail stones that recently ravished parts of Minnesota proved, massive storms can happen anytime and nearly anywhere this time of year, especially in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain states.

Posted: Aug 23, 2019

Citadel Supports ITI Training Efforts Through Material Donations

Indianapolis, IN - Responding to the construction industry's labor shortage and training new laborers is the responsibility of every segment of the industry. As a manufacturer, Citadel Architectural Products strives to assist contractors, associations and groups that focus on continuing education to ensure workers are knowledgeable about metal-related construction practices. This is why Citadel supports the International Training Institute (ITI) with Metal Composite Material (MCM) donations for ITI educational courses.

Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Increases Again In August

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its August 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 58.9, an increase from the July index of 57.9.

Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Garland Raises $56,000 For Santa’s Hide-A-Way Hollow Charity

Cleveland, OH - As a part of its annual charity fund-raising event, The Garland Company Inc. raised $56,000 to support Santa’s Hide-A-Way Hollow in its efforts to bring the spirit of Christmas joy to seriously and terminally ill children and their families year round. Garland’s Spirit Week, now in its tenth year, is a weeklong event held at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio dedicated to raising money for worthy causes through various fund-raising activities.

Posted: Aug 20, 2019

CEI Materials Launches CLADLOK Modular Panel System

Manchester, MI - CEI Materials is pleased to announce the launch of a new product line, CLADLOK. It is the company's first self-branded entry into the architectural market, and manufactured in-house.

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