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Posted: Sep 25, 2020

August New Home Sales At Highest Pace Since September 2006

Washington, DC - In another indicator that housing continues to lead the economy forward, sales of newly built, single-family homes in August topped the 1 million mark and reached their highest pace since September 2006.

Posted: Sep 24, 2020

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Rises In September

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released the September 2020 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 56.5, an increase from the August index of 48.4.

Posted: Sep 23, 2020

Morin Names Kevin Phelps Regional Sales Manager – Southwest

Bristol, CT – Morin®, a Kingspan Group Company, has announced Kevin Phelps as the company's new Regional Sales Manager - Southwest. Phelps has several years of experience in the coil coating industry, building lasting relationships and contributing his experience in architectural coil coating sales.

Posted: Sep 17, 2020

Three Named To AIA's Board Of Directors

Washington, DC - Three new leaders have been elected to The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Board of Directors, to serve terms beginning in 2021.

Posted: Sep 16, 2020

Sheffield Metals Launches New Website And Learning Center

Sheffield Village, OH - Sheffield Metals International (SMI), a leading distributor of metal coil and sheet products used to manufacture standing seam metal roofing systems, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at

Posted: Sep 15, 2020

Technoform Introduces Thermal Isolator Clip For Exterior Wall Cladding

Twinsburg, OH - Technoform introduces its thermal isolator clip for buildings with continuous insulation systems. Engineered for use in exterior wall cladding and façade systems - including aluminum composite material (ACM) - the thermal isolator clip is suited for both renovation and new construction applications.

Posted: Sep 14, 2020

S-5! Donates $10,000 To Local Fire Rescue

Colorado Springs, CO - S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment solutions, supports its local fire department through a donation to kick off a state-wide, 4-day, bike-a-thon and virtual telethon.

Posted: Sep 11, 2020

Lorin Introduces 'Rust' Anodized Aluminum For Interior Design

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries announces its new Rust Anodized Aluminum, combining a durable, beautiful product with a weathered look for indoor spaces. Rust not only provides a weathered look, but also offers a rich, rusted metal appeal that comes with all of the benefits of Lorin’s anodized aluminum.

Posted: Sep 10, 2020

AGC Seeing Construction As Tale Of Two Sectors

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were concentrated in housing, while the infrastructure and nonresidential building construction sector lost 11,000 jobs, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of recent government data. The new jobs data comes as association officials reported the results of a survey of more than 2000 contractors that found growing pessimism about a return to normal levels of construction business amid a proliferation of project cancellations.

Posted: Sep 09, 2020

MCA Welcomes Four New Member Companies

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is proud to introduce its newest members. The association will be collaborating with these new member companies as it continues to educate people on the importance of metal in the building envelope.

Posted: Sep 08, 2020

RHEINZINK Unveils RHEINZINK-PRISMO® Color-Coated Zinc For Roofs And Walls

Woburn, MA – RHEINZINK continues to expand its product portfolio and color palette with the introduction of RHEINZINK-PRISMO® color-coated, architectural-grade zinc options for roofing, façade cladding and wall products. This new product offering showcases a colorful, semi-transparent, matte finish in a choice of red, gold, green, brown, blue and black.

Posted: Sep 04, 2020

Bradbury Group Speakers Provide Expertise For FMA Workshops

Moundridge, KS - The Bradbury Group has three representatives who will share their knowledge, processes, and advice during the FMA World Class Roll Forming Virtual Workshop in September. The four-day virtual conference will cover the complete roll forming process from beginning to end; discussing roll forming justification, complete roll forming systems, design, tooling design and installation, material handling, and more.

Posted: Sep 03, 2020

MBMA Releases Commercial Communities Case Study Report

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released Commercial Communities, its newest case study report. This report looks at the increasingly popular retail developments known as commercial communities and highlights four recently constructed projects and their use of metal building systems.

Posted: Sep 02, 2020

AGC Analysis Finds Construction Employment Up In 24 States From June To July

Arlington, VA - Construction employment decreased from June to July in 26 states and the District of Columbia as earlier widespread job gains gave way to more project cancellations, according to an analysis of government employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said construction employment is likely to continue falling in many parts of the country without new federal recovery measures, including liability reform and new infrastructure funding.

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