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Posted: Jul 19, 2019

Roof Hugger Releases New Metal-Over-Metal Retrofit Roofing Installation Video

Lutz, FL - Roof Hugger, LLC has released an updated animated installation video that demonstrates how Roof Hugger factory-notched sub-purlins are used for metal-over-metal retrofit roofing of existing buildings. The original video that was created in September of 2014 has been recreated now illustrating the entire building roof to be more informative for viewers.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019

CFSEI Announces Award Winners At 2019 Expo

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) presented six Design Excellence awards and one Innovative Detail award during the 2019 CFSEI Expo held June 4-6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. The group also named Steven Walker, P.E., as the recipient of the 2019 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service.

Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Updated Metal Building Systems Manual Available From MBMA

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the release of the 2018 edition of the Metal Building Systems Manual. First published in 1959, this internationally recognized reference manual is a primary resource for the metal building industry—including building owners, manufacturers, general contractors, erectors, engineers, architects, specifiers, inspectors and other building professionals.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

AISI Publishes Research Report On Strength Of Steel-To-Steel Screw Connections

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report that reviews the existing provisions of AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition, for screw connections loaded in shear and tension (but not combined actions).

Posted: Jul 12, 2019

Triangle Fastener Releases Two Updated Product Catalogs

Pittsburgh, PA - Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to announce the release of two new versions of their catalogs, Cladding and Interior. Each catalog is “market-specific” and provides extensive information on a wide variety of available fasteners, sealants, tools, programs, and technical support.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019

Metal Roofing Alliance Announces New Members

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is gaining new members and affiliates as the metal roofing business opportunities in North America continue to expand. New MRA members include three new regional manufacturer members and three ancillary members.

Posted: Jul 09, 2019

Two-Day Metal Roofing Course Slated For December 5-6 At U Of W-Madison

Madison, WI – On December 5-6, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will once again be conducting a two-day, in-depth educational course—worth continuing education and professional development credits—on Metal Roofing Systems. Course instructors will be Rob Haddock, Director of the Metal Roof Advisory Group, and Mark Malkin, PE, U of W-Madison Program Director.

Posted: Jul 08, 2019

The Roofing Alliance Announces New 2019-2020 Leadership

Rosemont, IL - The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), announces their new Roofing Alliance Board of Trustees for 2019-2020. Leading the Roofing Alliance Board is Josh Kelly of OMG Roofing Products as the 2019-20 president.

Posted: Jul 02, 2019

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Eases In June

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the June 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. 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 was 52.8, easing from the May index of 59.2.

Posted: Jun 28, 2019

AISI's Jonathan Humble Receives Awards From ASHRAE And NFPA

Washington, DC - Jonathan Humble, FAIA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, Regional Director of Construction Codes and Standards for the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), has been recognized with the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Committee Service Award.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

Metalwërks® Presents High-Definition Sculpted™ 3D Video and Interactive Renderings

Kennett Square, PA - Metalwërks has launched a new product video and new interactive renderings highlighting its most aesthetically-diverse product, Sculpted™ 3D. The visual exploration of this product, available in three different configurations, enables architects, design teams, and others involved in construction and engineering to wholly comprehend its capabilities.

Posted: Jun 25, 2019

Feeney DesignRail® Infill Panel Expands Railing Design Options

Oakland, CA – At February's International Builders Show, Feeney, Inc., a leading manufacturer of stainless steel and aluminum railing systems, introduced DesignRail® Panel Infill, a trend-forward line of alternative infills for both interior and exterior railing applications.

Posted: Jun 24, 2019

Multifamily Housing Starts See Increase In May

Washington, DC - Total housing starts declined 0.9 percent in May 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.27 million units from an upwardly revised reading in April, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. The multifamily sector, which includes apartment buildings and condos, increased 10.9 percent to a 449,000 pace.

Posted: Jun 21, 2019

AIA Billings Flat But Still In Positive Territory For May

Washington, DC - Demand for design services in May remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase in design services at 50.2, which is slightly down from 50.5 in April. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings.

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