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Posted: Nov 22, 2021

MBCEA Elects Jennifer Heimburger As Next President

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) National Board ratified the election of officers and new board members during its annual meeting held October 7, 2021, in Tampa, FL during the METALCON trade show. Jennifer Heimburger of Heimburger Construction Inc., Bonne Terre, Missouri, will serve as the next President of the MBCEA.

Posted: Nov 19, 2021

Copper Development Association Names New President & CEO

McLean, VA — The Copper Development Association, Inc. (CDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew G. Kireta, Jr. as the association’s next President & CEO, effective January 1, 2022. He succeeds Thomas S. Passek, who will retire at the end of 2021 after nearly seven years with the organization.

Posted: Nov 19, 2021

CFSEI To Host AISI S250 Webinar On December 16, 2021

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Introducing AISI S250, North American Standard for Thermal Transmittance of Building Envelopes With Cold-Formed Steel Framing,” on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Posted: Nov 18, 2021

NCCA Recognizes Two Coater Member Companies For Commitment To Safety

Cleveland, OH – The winners of NCCA’s 2021 Safety Award were Mitsubishi Chemical America in Chesapeake, VA, and Steelscape in Kalama, WA. The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) annually recognizes coater member companies that show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety.

Posted: Nov 17, 2021

Americlad Adds Business Development Manager For Midwest Region

Rogers, MN - Americlad LLC announces the addition of Robert Violette as Regional Business Development Manager for the Midwest region, with the responsibility of promoting the company's brand to the architectural and construction community.

Posted: Nov 15, 2021

Aluminum Association Names New President & CEO

Arlington, VA - The Aluminum Association has announced that Charles “Chuck” Johnson will join as the group’s new president & CEO effective January 3, 2022.

Posted: Nov 12, 2021

Bradbury Group Hosts High School Students As Part Of Manufacturing Month Celebration

Moundridge, KS – On October 14, the Bradbury Group celebrated Manufacturing Month by opening its doors to hundreds of area high schoolers and technical school students to tour its facilities and learn about a many manufacturing career opportunities available with the company. The students represented 13 local schools and Bradbury’s two technical school partners.

Posted: Nov 10, 2021

METALCON Delivered For Attendees And Exhibitors In 2021; Plans For 2022 Show Underway

Newton, MA - Always a popular destination, Tampa did not disappoint when METALCON was held there in October 2021. From intensive pre-show workshops to 40+ free educational sessions to inspiring keynotes and super sessions, attendees learned from top industry experts and earned more continuing education credits than ever before at the industry’s only event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction.

Posted: Nov 09, 2021

Nonresidential Construction Employment Rises In October, According To ABC

Washington, DC - The construction industry added 44,000 jobs on net in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Overall, the industry has recovered 963,000, or 86.5%, of the jobs lost during earlier stages of the pandemic.

Posted: Nov 08, 2021

Metl-Span Announces 2021 Building Of The Year Award Winner

Lewisville, TX - Metl-Span, an industry-leading manufacturer of high-quality, durable and energy-efficient insulated metal panels, has announced the BMO Tower in Milwaukee as the company's 2021 Building of the Year. The project was chosen from a group of standout projects that had previously been named Building of the Month over the course of the year.

Posted: Nov 05, 2021

AISI Announces 2021 Market Development Award Recipients

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has presented 2021 Market Development Achievement Awards to Richard (Rick) Haws, P.E., engineer, RBH Consulting LLC, and David Stoddard, senior applications engineer at SSAB Americas, and the Market Development Industry Leadership Award to Dajun Zhou, Ph.D., manufacturing specialist, Stellantis North America.

Posted: Nov 04, 2021

MCA Releases Three-Part White Paper Series On Metal Roofing And PV Solar Systems

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released a three-part white paper series: Metal Roofing & PV Solar Systems Parts 1, 2 & 3. Part one had been published earlier this year. Parts two and three were recently added to expand on the original paper and supply additional technical guidance for optimal installation and mounting of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems on metal roofing.

Posted: Nov 03, 2021

MRA Launches New Educational Resources For Homeowners

Portland, OR – New educational video resources focusing on the specific performance and sustainability benefits of residential metal roofing are now available for homeowners through the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), the leading nonprofit metal roofing trade organization in the U.S. and Canada.

Posted: Nov 02, 2021

AGC Data Indicates Only 14 States Added Construction Jobs Since Pandemic Began

Arlington, VA - Only 14 states and the District of Columbia have added construction jobs since just before the start of the pandemic in February 2020, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that widespread supply chain disruptions amid and the lack of a much-needed federal infrastructure bill have impeded the sector’s recovery.

Posted: Nov 01, 2021

ATAS Donates Metal In Architecture Award Prize Money To Charity

Allentown, PA - ATAS International, grand prize winner of the Metal in Architecture Awards, presented during METALCON in Tampa, FL in early October, has donated the $1,000 prize to Feeding Tampa Bay, which for 2021 is part of METALCON’s annual giving back program.

Posted: Oct 29, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Steady in October

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its October 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 is 61.1, an increase from the September index of 60.5.

Posted: Oct 28, 2021

Red Bud Industries Plans Major Expansion Of Illinois Manufacturing Facility

Red Bud, IL - Red Bud Industries has announced plans for the major expansion of its manufacturing facility in Red Bud. The new 55,000 square foot addition will bring their total space at the facility to over 250,000 square feet. Planned for completion in the Summer of 2022, the expansion will allow more equipment to be assembled and tested concurrently. The expansion will also help support a recently added Mazak i450HS lathe with robotic automation, the company’s 20th Mazak machine, and a new plasma cutting table.

Posted: Oct 27, 2021

MBMA Releases New Case Studies On Educational And Government Facilities

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has published two new case studies, Educational Campus Facilities and Government Facilities. These reports profile 14 educational campuses and 15 government facilities, all of which are metal buildings.

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