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Dick Bus Begins Term As New Director For The NRCA

Dick Bus

Allentown, PA - As of June 1, Dick Bus, President of ATAS International Inc., begins serving a three-year term as a new director of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). The NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations. It is the voice of roofing professionals and a leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology, and advocacy.

Bus is the current President of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), and ATAS has been a member of the MRA since 1997. He is a former President of the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and remains heavily involved with the MCA, which is committed to advancing the metal construction industry. Bus has also been a member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) for over 30 years and understands the value of participation within the design and construction industry associations.

“Through my involvement with the MRA, MCA, CSI, and other organizations, I made many connections and gained significant industry knowledge. I look forward to contributing to the NRCA as a new director, in the improvement and advancement of the roofing industry, as well as to learning from other board and association members”, said Bus.

Last year, ATAS joined NRCA’s One Voice initiative, upgrading its associate membership to “partner member”. The One Voice initiative is aimed at collectively recognizing threats to the industry and the opportunities they may present. As a manufacturer of metal cladding and roofing products, it was important to Bus that ATAS be involved in the initiative and its mission. Initially, the One Voice initiative will focus on developing a national worker training and certification program, legislative efforts, and advocacy.

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 thirty 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, ENERGY STAR® qualified 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 three manufacturing locations in the United States; two in Allentown, PA and one in Mesa, AZ. One of the two Allentown, PA facilities is ISO 9001:2015 certified with design, and the Mesa, AZ facility is ISO 9001:2015 certified. To learn more about the ATAS product line, service offerings, and continuing education programs, visit or call 610.395.8445.

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