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Posted: May 18, 2021

MBCEA Announces 2021 Building Of The Year Winners

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) announced its 2021 Building of the Year winners at its Virtual Annual Conference, held April 28 – 30. The top award this year goes to the new Firehouse Ministries Shelter in Birmingham, Alabama, erected by Dunn Building Company and manufactured by Varco Pruden Buildings.

Posted: May 18, 2021

AGC Analysis Finds External Factors Hampering Construction Industry's Recovery

Alexandria, VA - Construction employment was unchanged from March to April as nonresidential contractors and homebuilders alike struggled to obtain materials and find enough workers, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of recently released government data. Association officials said the industry’s recovery was being hampered by problems getting stable prices and reliable deliveries of key materials, while the pandemic and federal policies were making it harder for firms to find workers to hire.

Posted: May 14, 2021

MBMA Introduces 2021 Student Design Competition With $15,000 In Prizes

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces its inaugural collegiate Student Design Competition. The contest is intended to challenge undergraduate and graduate architecture students to create an innovative metal building design for a one- or two-story elementary school. A total of $15,000 in awards will be made to students and faculty sponsors.

Posted: May 13, 2021

Kingspan Insulated Panels North America Incorporates New Sustainability Initiatives At California Plant

Deland, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels North America announces new sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s global Planet Passionate program, an ambitious, decade-long commitment to cutting carbon emissions between 2020 and 2030. Through upcycling, renewable energy and a PV solar roof, a large investment in Kingspan’s plant in Modesto, California, puts Kingspan a step closer to meeting its global target.

Posted: May 12, 2021

ATAS International Honors 2020 Sales Team Of The Year

Allentown, PA - At the recent ATAS International employee appreciation and awards dinner, David Willard, CSI, CDT®, and John Fenstermacher, CDT®, were announced as the recipients of the annual Malan S. Parker Award, which recognizes the top sales team each year.

Posted: May 10, 2021

Bradbury Group's David Cox Named To NAM Board Of Directors

Washington, DC – The National Association of Manufacturers announced that David Cox, Chief Executive Officer, The Bradbury Group, has been named to the NAM Board of Directors. Cox will join the NAM Board to bolster the association’s leadership in policy advocacy, workforce solutions, legal action, operational excellence, news, and insights. He will help the industry advance an agenda that promotes growth and prosperity for all Americans.

Posted: May 07, 2021

Nonresidential Construction Spending Down In March: ABC

Washington, DC - National nonresidential construction spending declined 1.1% in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $778.5 billion for the month.

Posted: May 06, 2021

AIA's ABI Suggests Rapidly Growing Demand For Design Services

Washington, DC Strengthening to a score not seen since pre-Great Recession, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) logged its second positive mark since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Posted: May 06, 2021

International Roofing Expo Opens Call For Presentations For 2022 Expo

Irving, TX – The International Roofing Expo (IRE), the premier conference and trade show for the roofing and exterior construction industries, has announced that its call for presentations for the 2022 event is now open. IRE 2022 will take place February 1-3, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

Posted: May 05, 2021

SAF Announces Greater Capabilities For Custom Column Covers

Atlanta, GA – SAF, a global metals distributor, fabricator, and finisher, is enhancing its column cover fabrication capabilities to produce longer, taller covers, giving customers additional design options when selecting covers manufactured by SAF.

Posted: May 04, 2021

MBMA Announces 2021 College/University Architecture Faculty Workshop

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) will once again be hosting their annual Architecture Faculty Workshop for college and university professors nationwide. The half-day, virtual event takes place August 4, 2021, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET.

Posted: May 03, 2021

Sheet Metal Supply Introduces New Radius System For Curved Perimeter Roof Edges

Grayslake, IL — Sheet Metal Supply Ltd., a leading fabricator/supplier of custom perimeter edge systems, has introduced the MegaLock 2 Radius System for curved perimeter edges. MegaLock 2, the company’s most popular ES-1 rated perimeter edge system because of its ease of installation, is now available custom fabricated and curved to almost any radius, concave or convex.

Posted: Apr 30, 2021

Registration Now Open For MCA's 2021 Virtual Summer Meeting

Chicago, IL - Registration is now open for the Metal Construction Association's (MCA) 2021 Virtual Summer Meeting, scheduled for June 14-16. Important and timely content is planned for each session as MCA builds upon the high attendance and positive feedback from the 2020 Virtual Summer Meeting and 2021 Virtual Winter Meeting.

Posted: Apr 29, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Reaches All-Time High In April

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released its April 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market now stands at 76.1, an all-time high and an increase from the March index of 67.7.

Posted: Apr 26, 2021

NCCA Announces Launch Of New Mobile-Friendly Website

Cleveland, OH - The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) launched a new mobile-friendly website that includes new images, expanded educational material and improved navigation tools.

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