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Posted: Jan 27, 2021

Flex-Ability Concepts Sees Increased Australian Demand For Curved Framing Amid Pandemic

Oklahoma City, OK - Flex-Ability Concepts recently prepared one of its regular shipments to Pro Plaster Products in Capalaba, Queensland, Australia. Pro Plaster faced unprecedented challenges in 2020 because it, like so many companies, relies on shipments from China and the United States that were slowed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has addressed this by increasing stock levels to be prepared for a successful 2021, and Flex-Ability Concepts—a 22-year partner—is ready to help.

Posted: Jan 22, 2021

AIA Billings Index Dips In December, Project Inquiries Flat

Washington, DC - Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms took a pointed dip last month, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The pace of decline during December accelerated from November, posting an Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 42.6 from 46.3.

Posted: Jan 20, 2021

Sherwin-Williams Offering Continuing Education Webinar On Coating Selection February 4

Minneapolis, MN - On Monday, February 4 at 1 PM EDT, Sherwin-Williams will present an online Continuing Education webinar titled "Achieving Green Building Standards with Sustainable Metal Coatings." The course is designed to give attendees the knowledge and inspiration needed to select the right coating technologies to meet LEED, LBC and other independent design declaration program standards.

Posted: Jan 19, 2021

MCA Winter Meeting To Be Held Virtually, February 2-4

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association’s 2021 Winter Meeting will be virtual this year, February 2-4. The meeting is one of the metal industry’s most valuable opportunities to network with leaders in metal construction and obtain important industry and technical updates.

Posted: Jan 18, 2021

Garland Industries Announces Merger Of IMETCO And Merchant & Evans

Cleveland, OH - Garland Industries Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance roofing and building envelope products for commercial, industrial and institutional markets, has announced the merger of two of its 18 vertically integrated companies, IMETCO (the Innovative Metals Company) and Merchant & Evans.

Posted: Jan 18, 2021

RIMA International Announces New Board Members For 2021

Olathe, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) held their annual elections in the fourth quarter of 2020 and elected directors to serve a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021.

Posted: Jan 13, 2021

Sheffield Metals Announces Passing Of Joe LaCrue, National Accounts Manager

Sheffield Village, OH - Sheffield Metals International, a distributor of coated and bare metal products with locations in Ohio, Georgia, Texas, Colorado and California, has announced the passing of Joe LaCrue, National Accounts Manager. He died from Covid-19 complications on November 29, 2020, at the age of 46.

Posted: Jan 11, 2021

MBMA Announces Annual Safety Award Winners For 2019

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. Safety awards for the 2019 year were presented during the 2020 MBMA Annual Meeting, held virtually, December 8-9, 2020.

Posted: Jan 07, 2021

Mule-Hide Products Promotes Dan Conley To National Business Development Manager

Beloit, WI - Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. has promoted Dan Conley to national business development manager. He will lead the business development team, which is responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with building owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals and roofing consultants.

Posted: Jan 06, 2021

MRA Revamps Contractor Membership Program, Offering Greater Value

Portland, OR - As the metal roofing market in the U.S. and Canada continues to grow, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has revamped its contractor membership program to provide more member support and greater benefit for its participating metal roofing contractors.

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