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Posted: Jan 29, 2020

Mule-Hide Products Promotes Dan Williams To Managing Director

Beloit, WI - Dan Williams has been promoted to managing director of Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc., a manufacturer of low-slope roofing products and systems. In his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s business performance.

Posted: Jan 28, 2020

Fears Of Downturn Subside As AIA Billings Index Ends 2019 On Positive Note

Washington, DC - Demand for design services in December increased for the third month in a row, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 52.5 for December reflects an increase in design services provided by U.S. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

Posted: Jan 27, 2020

Petersen Adds Rep To Meet Demand For Metal Cladding In Hawaii And Guam

Phoenix, AZ - Petersen continues to meet the growing demand for its PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall products in the Western United States by hiring representation to service U.S. islands in the Pacific Ocean. The firm BEST Hawaii (Building Enclosure Specialist Team Hawaii) will support architects, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior metal cladding products on all Hawaiian islands and Guam.

Posted: Jan 24, 2020

Metal Buildings Institute Launches New Online Training Site

Bethlehem, PA - Steve Webster, Metal Buildings Institute (MBI) President, announces a new online location for the Quality and Craftsmanship Training Series. The original 11-module series is now available at, located under the Products drop-down tab as Quality and Craftsmanship 101.

Posted: Jan 23, 2020

Triangle Fastener Announces The Passing Of Randy Allen

Pittsburgh, PA - On January 22, Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) announced the passing of Randy Allen, 65, a former employee who’d retired from the company at the end of 2019 after 10 years of exemplary service. Allen was well-known throughout the metal construction industry, an active member of several trade associations and a familiar face at industry meetings and trade shows.

Posted: Jan 23, 2020

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Index Up For Third Straight Month

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released the January 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market rose for the third consecutive month to 59.9, an increase from the December index of 56.2.

Posted: Jan 22, 2020

MBMA Adds Covertech Flexible Packaging As Associate Member

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the addition of Covertech Flexible Packaging to its ranks as an Associate member. Covertech Flexible Packaging provides innovative and cost-effective rFOIL Reflective Insulation solutions. Established in 1990, the company is located in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada.

Posted: Jan 21, 2020

CFSEI Hosting 'Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Connection Design 101' Webinar

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Connection Design 101” on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.

Posted: Jan 20, 2020

S-5! Planning For Busy IRE With Product Launch, Seminar Presentations

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5!, a recognized authority on metal roof attachment solutions, will introduce its new GripperFix technology in February at the International Roofing Expo (IRE) in Dallas. Additionally, Rob Haddock, S-5!’s Founder and CEO, will present Understanding Metal Roofing: Part I and II during the show, providing the opportunity for attendees to earn continuing education credits.

Posted: Jan 17, 2020

RIMA International Elects New Board Members For 2020

Olathe, KS - At the Fall 2019 Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) meeting in Houston, TX, elections were held for new board members. Executive officers and other board members' terms expired at the end of 2019.

Posted: Jan 16, 2020

New Mill Steel Framing Website Launched

Grand Rapids, MI - Mill Steel Co., one of the nation's largest distributors of flat-rolled carbon steel, has announced the development of a new website for its recently rebranded metal framing company, Mill Steel Framing. The new website,, offers simplified navigation, a responsive layout and a variety of user-friendly features.

Posted: Jan 14, 2020

Metl-Span's Kevin Franz Earns Building Enclosure Certification

Lewisville, TX – Metl-Span's Kevin Franz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CSI, CDT, has earned certification as an accredited Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider and Commissioning Authority+Building Enclosure with the designation of BECxP and CxA+BE from the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin.

Posted: Jan 13, 2020

Petersen’s New T-250 Roof Panel Adds Strength To PAC-CLAD Lineup

Elk Grove Village, IL - Petersen expands its line of PAC-CLAD standing seam roof products with the addition of the T-250 panel. Combining structural performance with architectural aesthetics, architects will enjoy the bolder profile of the T-250, installing contractors will appreciate the bi-directional installation capabilities and building owners will benefit from the panel’s impressive strength.

Posted: Jan 09, 2020

Alpine SnowGuards Unveils New Research Facility As Part Of Intensive Testing Program

Morrisville, VT - Alpine SnowGuards, a leading manufacturer/supplier of rooftop snow management systems, announces that it has constructed a real-world testing facility for its products on a new building located at its headquarters in Morrisville, VT. Alpine will also initiate testing of its entire snow guard product line in 2020.

Posted: Jan 08, 2020

AAMA And IGMA Become Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance

Schaumburg, IL - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have officially combined into one organization called the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).

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