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METALCON Announces Top Product Award Winners In Seven Categories

Newton, MA — METALCON, the metal construction industry’s only global event for metal construction and design products, technologies and solutions, announces the METALCON Top Products Award winners. 

This year’s exhibitors were invited to nominate their top metal products in a variety of categories. Products must have been introduced to the market after Jan. 1, 2019, and its manufacturer must be a 2021 METALCON exhibiting company.  Exhibitors were eligible to nominate more than one top metal product but not more than one product per category. Winners were determined by an electronic vote.    

The 2021 METALCON Top Products Award winners are: 

Accessories: S-5! GripperFix® 

The GripperFix utility mounting system makes metal roofing a greater asset and universally more user-friendly because it enables safe, secure mounting of rooftop utilities easy, inexpensive and permanent, without invalidating material and roof system warranties. 

Alternative Energy: ATAS International InSpire® HP 

InSpire HP new high-performance solar air heating wall panel can be used as a heating system on its own, either for buildings or processes.  

Insulation and Weather Barriers: Bay Insulation Systems Bay Runner Insulation Systems™ 

This advanced commercial solution delivers both worker protection and installation cost savings that surpass industry standards and expectations for roofing insulation installations. 

Rollforming Equipment: New Tech Machinery UNIQ® Control System 

This new control system is an improved, safer, more user-friendly, and global solution for all customers who utilize New Tech Machinery’s roof or wall panel and seamless gutter portable rollforming machinery. 

Roofs: S-5! WindClamp2X 

Vital to structural roof design and incorporated into load-capacity testing for specific roof system approvals, the WindClamp 2X dramatically improves wind uplift performance for new construction and retrofit applications, bringing older roofs into compliance with current codes and wind standards. 

Technology: RoofersCoffeeShops® Read, Watch, Listen 

The RLW initiative offers a wealth of information that lets roofing professionals engage with content in whatever form is most comfortable to them. Every RLW is customized for the roofing professional, offering podcasts, blogs and webinars on topics that are important to elevating the industry as a whole.  

Walls: ATAS International Omawall™ 

Omawall is an architectural back ventilated rainscreen wall panel, available in standard and custom size options. It offers a unique dry joint interlocking system that allows for quick and easy installation without gaskets or metal splines. 

“We are excited to announce our METALCON Top Products Award winners and showcase the industry’s top products and technologies at our show in Tampa,” says Judy Geller, METALCON’s Vice President of Tradeshows. 

Award winners are invited to showcase their top products with special product recognition at their booths in Tampa.  Attendees will be invited to vote on-site for their top three choice products.  Special recognition for the METALCON People’s Choice Top Three award winners will take place on the show floor. 

METALCON 2021takes place at the Tampa Convention Center, Wednesday, Oct. 6 – Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, with pre-show workshops beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 5. 


METALCON-logoEstablished in 1991, METALCON is the only annual tradeshow and conference devoted exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction. Produced by PSMJ Resources, Inc., in partnership with the Metal Construction Association, METALCON’s success is based on a dynamic exhibit hall, extensive educational programs and interactive learning opportunities. The 2024 event will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, October 30 - November 1, 2024. For more information, visit

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