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Posted: Dec 06, 2021

ATAS President Dick Bus Receives Local Business Icon Award

Allentown, PA - Dick Bus, President of ATAS International, has received an Icon Honors award. The awards, presented on November 4, recognized Greater Lehigh Valley business leaders for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen fields. The awards not only celebrate the recipients’ leadership skills, but also their dedication to their community.

Posted: Dec 02, 2021

Construction Spending Rebounds In October, Led By Nonresidential

Arlington, VA - Total construction spending edged higher in October, as gains in public and private project types outmatched decreases in single- and multifamily residential outlays, according to a new analysis of federal construction spending data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Posted: Nov 30, 2021

Associated Builders And Contractors Announces 2022 Chair, Executive Committee

Washingon, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors has elected Stephanie Schmidt, president of Poole Anderson Construction, State College, PA, as the 2022 ABC national chair of the board of directors during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Aventura, FL.

Posted: Nov 29, 2021

Metal Sales Adding New Purlin Mill In Denver

Louisville, KY - Metal Sales Manufacturing Corp., a leading supplier of metal construction products, announces the addition of a new purlin mill at the company's Denver facility that will be operational on January 1, 2022.

Posted: Nov 23, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Rises In November

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its November 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.6, an increase from the October index of 61.1.

Posted: Nov 22, 2021

MBCEA Elects Jennifer Heimburger As Next President

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) National Board ratified the election of officers and new board members during its annual meeting held October 7, 2021, in Tampa, FL during the METALCON trade show. Jennifer Heimburger of Heimburger Construction Inc., Bonne Terre, Missouri, will serve as the next President of the MBCEA.

Posted: Nov 19, 2021

Copper Development Association Names New President & CEO

McLean, VA — The Copper Development Association, Inc. (CDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew G. Kireta, Jr. as the association’s next President & CEO, effective January 1, 2022. He succeeds Thomas S. Passek, who will retire at the end of 2021 after nearly seven years with the organization.

Posted: Nov 19, 2021

CFSEI To Host AISI S250 Webinar On December 16, 2021

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Introducing AISI S250, North American Standard for Thermal Transmittance of Building Envelopes With Cold-Formed Steel Framing,” on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Posted: Nov 18, 2021

NCCA Recognizes Two Coater Member Companies For Commitment To Safety

Cleveland, OH – The winners of NCCA’s 2021 Safety Award were Mitsubishi Chemical America in Chesapeake, VA, and Steelscape in Kalama, WA. The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) annually recognizes coater member companies that show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety.

Posted: Nov 17, 2021

Americlad Adds Business Development Manager For Midwest Region

Rogers, MN - Americlad LLC announces the addition of Robert Violette as Regional Business Development Manager for the Midwest region, with the responsibility of promoting the company's brand to the architectural and construction community.

Posted: Nov 15, 2021

Aluminum Association Names New President & CEO

Arlington, VA - The Aluminum Association has announced that Charles “Chuck” Johnson will join as the group’s new president & CEO effective January 3, 2022.

Posted: Nov 12, 2021

Bradbury Group Hosts High School Students As Part Of Manufacturing Month Celebration

Moundridge, KS – On October 14, the Bradbury Group celebrated Manufacturing Month by opening its doors to hundreds of area high schoolers and technical school students to tour its facilities and learn about a many manufacturing career opportunities available with the company. The students represented 13 local schools and Bradbury’s two technical school partners.

Posted: Nov 10, 2021

METALCON Delivered For Attendees And Exhibitors In 2021; Plans For 2022 Show Underway

Newton, MA - Always a popular destination, Tampa did not disappoint when METALCON was held there in October 2021. From intensive pre-show workshops to 40+ free educational sessions to inspiring keynotes and super sessions, attendees learned from top industry experts and earned more continuing education credits than ever before at the industry’s only event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction.

Posted: Nov 09, 2021

Nonresidential Construction Employment Rises In October, According To ABC

Washington, DC - The construction industry added 44,000 jobs on net in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Overall, the industry has recovered 963,000, or 86.5%, of the jobs lost during earlier stages of the pandemic.

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