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ATAS Vice-President Jim Bush Celebrates 30 Years

Jim Bush

Allentown, PA - ATAS International’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Jim Bush, celebrates 30 years at the company in October 2014.

Bush was working for Astralloy-Vulcan/Manganese Steel Forge in Birmingham, Alabama when he applied for a sales/drafting position at ATAS 30 years ago. Since joining ATAS, Bush has moved up within the company as a draftsman, customer service, salesman, and sales manager. Since 1999, he has been in his current position as the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing.

Bush has also become a respected leader in the industry. He is currently a board member of the Metal Construction Association (MCA), co-chairperson of the MCA Retrofit Council, past chair and current vice chair of the Roofing Council, and chair of the MCA Roofing Certification Committee. He is also a member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and a member of the Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc. (RICOWI) Wind and Hail Investigation Teams.

Bush was inducted into the 2014 Metal Construction Hall of Fame and also received the 2010 Patrick R. Bush Service Award, which recognizes an individual who has recently made significant volunteer contributions to the MCA.

It was noted that Jim Bush has been a valuable asset to the growth of ATAS since its move to the Lehigh Valley 30 years ago. The company congratulates him on all his achievements within the industry, while offering thanks for his dedication.

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About ATAS International Inc.

atas logo 1963Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall cladding, ceilings, perimeter edge metal, and accessories. The ATAS portfolio features an expansive selection of products available in aluminum, steel, zinc, stainless steel, and copper. Standard profiles include narrow and wide ribbed wall panels, corrugated styles, standing seam and batten seam roof systems, metal shingles, shakes, tiles, and more. Additional options include curved, tapered, and perforated panels; concealed or exposed fasteners; smooth or embossed textures; horizontal and vertical applications; and a choice of over 40 stock colors with 70% PVDF finish.

With sustainability at the forefront of modern building design, ATAS proudly supports green building objectives with high performance solutions, such as solar-ready roof panels, insulated metal panels, cool roofing products, and solar air heating wall panels. The ATAS team consists of product and market specialists that provide a high level of support for your project, from initial discovery and design to installation. ATAS has two ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing locations in the United States: the headquarters in Allentown, PA, and their facility in Mesa, AZ. ATAS also has a second location in Allentown, PA, and recently added a new manufacturing location in University Park, IL. For more information about ATAS International, visit or call 610.395.8445. For more information on InSpire transpired solar collector metal wall panels, visit

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