Winners Announced From MCA Metal Roofing Championship Games At METALCON 2016
Chicago, IL - On October 26 and 27, the Metal Construction Association (MCA) sponsored their 3rd annual Metal Roofing Championship Games at the METALCON International tradeshow in Baltimore, MD.
A total of $5,800 was awarded to the winners this year. The top awards for each day were Grand Prize and Best Quality honors. The winners on October 26 for both the Grand Prize and Best Quality awards were Joe Allen and Paul Kulb of Thomas Phoenix International and on October 27 the same was awarded to Dennis Duce and Gonzolo Tellez of Intermountain Roof Advisors. Duce said, “It was an honor to be part of this event and we looking forward to competing next year again.”
The event was sponsored by Triangle Fastener Corp., Roof Hugger LLC, D.I. Roof Seamers, S-5!, Drexel Metals Inc. and New Tech Machinery. Award sponsors were Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc., ATAS International Inc., Atlas Bolt & Screw Company, The Bradbury Group, Chicago Metal Supply and Fabrication Inc., DesignandBuildwithMetal.com, Englert Inc., Modern Trade Communications Inc., Novagard Solutions, PAC-CLAD Petersen Aluminum Corp., SFS intec and Valspar.
Each day had five “Battles”, inspired by this year’s theme “Battle Stars Over Baltimore” in honor of the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner. The battles were appropriately named the Triangle Fastener “Screwgun Challenge”, Roof Hugger’s “Hug-A-Roof”, New Tech Machinery/Drexel Metals’ “Install-A-SSR Roof”, D.I. Roof Seamers’ “Seam-it-Up” and the S-5! “Let-It-Snow”.
Ten teams of two contestants each pre-registered to compete during the two-day event. The contestants represented construction companies; Thomas Phoenix International of Easthampton, NJ; DYMI Construction, Inc. of Morrisville, PA; Hardin Construction, LLC of Union Bridge, MD; Intermountain Roof Advisors of Salt Lake City, UT; Rosselli Roofing and Siding of Wantage, NJ; William Molnar Roofing, Inc. of Riverview, MI; ARCON of Vanceboro, NC; and Mad Metal, LLC of Arden, NC.
Next year, the event will be held in Las Vegas, NV, October 18-20. The MCA Roofing Games Committee plans to make this event a hallmark to the METALCON International tradeshow by awarding a National Metal Roofing Championship. To present this award, the overall winner of each of the two days will return on the third day of the show for a competition to compete for the title of National Metal Roofing Champion. Next year’s teams will be able to pre-register for the event beginning in February 2017.
About The Metal Construction Association
The Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology and education. Companies involved in MCA gain benefit from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA's market development efforts increase the use of metal materials in construction through the education of the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. For more information about MCA, visit www.metalconstruction.org.