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Posted: Jun 17, 2021

New ATAS Online Education Course Covers Sustainable Building Design

Allentown, PA - ATAS International has a new education course titled “Using Technologically Advanced Metal Building Products in LEED, Net Zero, and Passive Buildings” on Hanley Wood University. It is approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for one LU/HSW and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) for one continuing education hour.

Posted: Jun 16, 2021

SAF Announced As New Certified Spray Applicator Of Dura Coat Coatings

Atlanta, GA – SAF, a global metals distributor, fabricator and finisher, is now a certified applicator of Dura Coat Products, Inc. spray coatings. This expands metal finishing options for customers and adds yet another high-performance paint brand to the many that SAF offers.

Posted: Jun 14, 2021

Garland Awards Anniversary Scholarship To Employee’s Child

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company Inc. has awarded a $12,600 scholarship to an employee’s child pursuing higher education. This scholarship was inaugurated in 2020 for the company’s 125th anniversary. Beginning at $12,500 last year, the scholarship will increase by $100 every year to reflect the age of the company.

Posted: Jun 11, 2021

Tubelite Inc. Names Continuous Improvement Director

Walker, MI - Tubelite Inc. adds Erika L. Heredia R. as the company's continuous improvement director based in Walker, Michigan. Heredia's focus will be to lead the implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives for Tubelite's six locations.

Posted: Jun 10, 2021

MRA Announces Quarterly Best Residential Metal Roofing Project Winner

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has selected manufacturer DECRA Metal Roofing and roofing installer Weather Shield Metal Roofing of Gulf Breeze, Florida as the winners of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project competition for a stunning metal roofing project recently completed on a home in Gulf Breeze.

Posted: Jun 09, 2021

Initiative Advances Seismic Performance Of Steel Floor And Roof Diaphragms

Washington, DC - A significant research project encompassing five years of work with over $2 million of industry and National Science Foundation (NSF) funding has concluded, with results that significantly advance the seismic performance of steel floor and roof diaphragms.

Posted: Jun 08, 2021

MBMA Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary Throughout 2021

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) is celebrating 65 years of being the leader in the metal building systems industry throughout 2021. MBMA was founded in 1956 and serves manufacturers and suppliers by undertaking extensive technical research, promoting educational initiatives, publishing industry manuals and guidebooks, administering safety awareness programs, assisting with code development and much more.

Posted: Jun 07, 2021

Nucor To Acquire Insulated Metal Panels Business From Cornerstone Building Brands

Charlotte, NC - Nucor Corporation announces that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Cornerstone Building Brands' insulated metal panels (IMP) business for a cash purchase price of $1 billion. With this acquisition, Nucor will be purchasing two valued legacy brands, CENTRIA and Metl-Span.

Posted: Jun 07, 2021

ATAS Opens New Facility In University Park, Illinois

Allentown, PA - ATAS International has added a new manufacturing facility to their network of locations. In addition to their headquarters and two plants in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and a plant in Mesa, Arizona, the addition of a facility in University Park, Illinois expands their geographic reach and service capabilities.

Posted: Jun 03, 2021

Lorin Industries Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, a leading supplier of anodized aluminum, announces its recent achievement of ISO 9001:2015 recertification. This accreditation is confirmation of Lorin’s demonstrated and ongoing commitment to consistently meeting high standards for quality processes and continually improving the company's manufacturing and management processes.

Posted: Jun 01, 2021

AIA's Billings Index Suggests Construction Rebounding Strongly

Washington, DC – Continuing its impressive rebound, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its third consecutive month of positive billings, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s ABI score for April rose to 57.9 compared to 55.6 in March (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

Posted: May 28, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Remains Near Historic Highs

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its May 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 stands at 72.1, easing from April’s all-time high of 76.1.

Posted: May 26, 2021

MBMA Announces 2020 Safety Award Winners

Cleveland, OH - Each year the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. Safety awards for the 2020 year were presented during the 2021 MBMA Spring Meeting, held virtually April 28-30.

Posted: May 25, 2021

Bradbury Group Celebrates Leadership Program Graduates

Moundridge, KS - In 2020, The Bradbury Group celebrated the inaugural graduates of its new Leadership Development Program. In March and April of 2021, two more classes celebrated their completion of the rigorous program.

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