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Posted: Feb 23, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Higher In February

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released its February 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.4, an increase from the January index of 59.6.

Posted: Feb 22, 2021

Lorin's Perforated Aluminum Sheet Now Includes ClearMatt® Pattern 119

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces that its line of pre-cut coil anodized aluminum stocked sheets has been updated to include a new ClearMatt® Pattern 119, perforated 48’’ x 96” sheet.

Posted: Feb 19, 2021

NCCA Announces Education Course On Prepainted Metals

Cleveland, OH - The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) have released a continuing education course titled, “Creative Building Solutions with Prepainted Metal Panels.”

Posted: Feb 19, 2021

Construction Backlog And Contractor Optimism Rise To Start 2021

Washington, DC - The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 7.5 months in January 2021, an increase of 0.2 months from its December 2020 reading, according to an ABC member survey conducted from Jan. 20 to Feb. 2.

Posted: Feb 18, 2021

ATAS Introduces New Modular Wall Panel Series, Omawall

Allentown, PA - ATAS International announces the launch of Omawall, a new modular wall panel series, which is the most recent addition to their vast product offering. The product name pays tribute to the Dutch heritage of the founders of ATAS.

Posted: Feb 15, 2021

Bradbury Group Unveils VTR+plus™ Purlin Roll Former

Moundridge, KS - The Bradbury Group, a global leader in the design and manufacture of automated production lines and systems for the metal coil processing industry, has announced the addition of the VTR+plus™ to its lineup of automatic-profile-setup purlin roll formers.

Posted: Feb 12, 2021

MCA Welcomes Two New Member Companies

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has welcomed two new companies to its list of more than 100+ manufacturers and suppliers dedicated to expanding and developing the metal construction industry: Wood’s Powr-Grip and Wagner Metal Supply.

Posted: Feb 11, 2021

MRA Quarterly Roofing Competition Continuing In 2021

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has announced the continuation in 2021 of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project quarterly competition. Launched in 2020, this year's version now invites entries from the trades and homeowners.

Posted: Feb 10, 2021

Moffitt Corporation Readies Launch Of New Products

Jacksonville Beach, FL - Moffitt Corporation, Inc. has announced the impending launch of three new products into the industrial and commercial marketplace. These products complement the Moffitt message of Natural Ventilation Solutions as they each promote a better work environment by reducing temperatures, reducing the need for maintenance, and reducing the roof load on customers’ buildings.

Posted: Feb 09, 2021

New Schweiss Hydraulic Door Is Self-Framed And Pre-Hung, Saving Time And Money

Fairfax, MN - Schweiss Doors, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of bifold, hydraulic and designer doors for general aviation, commercial, industrial and architectural applications, has raised the bar in door design with the introduction of its one-of-a-kind Superstructure Triple Leg Stand-Alone Door.

Posted: Feb 08, 2021

MBMA Adds Pair Of Associate Members

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), celebrating 65 years of industry leadership in 2021, has added Wolverine Advanced Materials and Thornton Tomasetti to its ranks as Associate members.

Posted: Feb 03, 2021

U.S. New Home Sales Up 18.8% In 2020 Compared To 2019

Washington, DC - Higher home prices stemming from rising lumber and other building material costs as well as a lack of inventory due to a shortage of buildable lots offset solid demand for new home sales in December. Despite a brief slowing in sales activity toward the end of the year, new home sales in 2020 posted a strong 18.8 percent gain over 2019.

Posted: Feb 02, 2021

METALCON Launches 10-Part Safety Certificate Program

Newton, MA - METALCON, the metal construction industry's only global event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, announces its new safety certificate program in partnership with SafetyWorks, Inc.

Posted: Feb 01, 2021

Texas Project Earns MRA's Quarterly Metal Roofing Honor

Portland, OR - Green Knight Metal Roofing of Austin, Texas has landed top honors in the Metal Roofing Alliance’s (MRA) 2020 Best Residential Metal Roofing quarterly competition for a challenging, environmentally-friendly roofing project that features a custom, ultra-modern design.

Posted: Jan 29, 2021

Marion Die & Fixture Adds Trenton Lowe To Sales Team

Marion, KS - Marion Die & Fixture, a member of The Bradbury Group, has announced the addition of Trenton Lowe to their sales team. Lowe will serve as the Technical Sales Leader and will focus on sales support and prospecting new clients.

Posted: Jan 28, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Remains Steady In January

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released its January 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. 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 59.6, unchanged from the December index and in line with pre-pandemic levels.

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