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Posted: Jun 06, 2018

AIA Billings Index Rises For Seventh Straight Month

Washington, DC - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting that architecture firm billings rose for the seventh consecutive month, with the pace of growth in April increasing modestly from March.

Posted: Jun 04, 2018

Dick Bus Begins Term As New Director For The NRCA

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).

Posted: Jun 01, 2018

CENTRIA Releases Intercept Modular Panel System Brochure & Design Guide

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces the release of the new Intercept Brochure & Design Guide and the Intercept Promotional Detail Manual. These comprehensive resources review the latest systems and product features to CENTRIA’s Intercept line of modular metal panels, as well as promotional and technical details.

Posted: May 31, 2018

Alabama Project Named MBCEA's Building Of The Year

Bethlehem, PA - At its 49th Annual Conference, held May 2-4 in San Antonio, TX, the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA) announced the category winners and overall top project in its annual Building of the Year Awards competition. Named 2018 Building of the Year was the Hoover Sportsplex in Hoover, AL.

Posted: May 30, 2018

MCA Provides Online Metal Roofing Installation Certification

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is offering a Metal Roofing Installation Manual with a comprehensive online exam which, if successfully passed, will certify the participant for metal roofing installation.

Posted: May 29, 2018

RHEINZINK Names Canadian Sales Manager

Woburn, MA - RHEINZINK America has appointed Richard Strickland as Regional Sales Manager, Canada. Strickland will be headquartered in Toronto.

Posted: May 25, 2018

Metl-Span Announces Engineering Department Personnel Changes

Lewisville, TX – Metl-Span has announced the retirement of Rahim Hakimi. He was Vice President of Engineering and had been with the company since its inception. During his 35 years he served both the company and the industry well. He is credited with spearheading the development of almost all proprietary products at Metl-Span.

Posted: May 25, 2018

AISI Updates 14 Test Standards In S900-Series

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has updated 14 test standards in its S900-series, providing a complete series of updated test methods that supersede the previously published 2013 series. All test standards have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and are available for downloading free of charge.

Posted: May 24, 2018

RIMA-I Offering PDF Versions Of Recently Concluded I-RIM Conference Presentations

Lenexa, KS– The 2018 International Reflective Insulation Manufacturers (I-RIM) Conference was held May 9-10 in Puntarenas Costa Rica, hosting guests from around the globe. For those who may have wanted to attend but couldn't, RIMA-I is offering PDF-format versions of the event presentations for purchase.

Posted: May 23, 2018

MBMA Releases Energy Code Compliance: A Guide For Metal Building Contractors

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released a free new e-book titled, Energy Code Compliance: A Guide for Metal Building Contractors. This new e-book is filled with concise information to help contractors understand the ever-changing and complex energy code and insulation requirements for low-rise commercial buildings, with a special focus on metal buildings.

Posted: May 23, 2018

Metal Roofs Help Homeowners Prep For Hurricane Season

Longview, WA - After last year’s devastating hurricane season, homeowners looking to better protect their home this year are increasingly turning to highly-durable materials, including metal roofing.

Posted: May 22, 2018

AMCA Launches Spec Check Mobile App

Arlington Heights, IL - Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International, Inc., the international authority on Air System Components since 1917, has announced the launch of the AMCA Spec Check mobile app.

Posted: May 18, 2018

ATAS Announces Project Of The Year Award Winners

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. honored its 2017 Project of the Year winners at a recent awards banquet. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. Six project categories were included in this year’s competition: commercial roofs, commercial walls, residential roofs, residential walls, and two new categories for 2017 - accents and interiors.

Posted: May 18, 2018

AISI Publishes New Test Standard For Nonstructural Cold-Formed Steel

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new test standard in its S900-series - AISI S919-17, Test Standard for Determining the Flexural Strength and Stiffness of Cold-Formed Steel Nonstructural Members. The test standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the American National Standard and is available for downloading free of charge.

Posted: May 17, 2018

GKD Metal Fabrics Introduces Acoustic Mesh Panels

Cambridge, MD - GKD Metal Fabrics recently expanded its portfolio to include Acoustic Mesh Panels. The panels are designed to provide architects with a solution to manage sound levels in their projects.

Posted: May 16, 2018

New Reps Join The Flex-Ability Concepts Team, Bringing Construction Expertise

Oklahoma City, OK - A combined 51 years of experience has enhanced the Flex-Ability Concepts team with the addition of new manufacturer’s representatives Brad Moulton and Brian Fee. Moulton is responsible for southern California, and Fee is overseeing the southern Nevada territory. The reps step into their new roles after the retirement of Jim Galloway.

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