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Posted: Sep 11, 2020

Lorin Introduces 'Rust' Anodized Aluminum For Interior Design

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries announces its new Rust Anodized Aluminum, combining a durable, beautiful product with a weathered look for indoor spaces. Rust not only provides a weathered look, but also offers a rich, rusted metal appeal that comes with all of the benefits of Lorin’s anodized aluminum.

Posted: Sep 10, 2020

AGC Seeing Construction As Tale Of Two Sectors

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were concentrated in housing, while the infrastructure and nonresidential building construction sector lost 11,000 jobs, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of recent government data. The new jobs data comes as association officials reported the results of a survey of more than 2000 contractors that found growing pessimism about a return to normal levels of construction business amid a proliferation of project cancellations.

Posted: Sep 09, 2020

MCA Welcomes Four New Member Companies

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is proud to introduce its newest members. The association will be collaborating with these new member companies as it continues to educate people on the importance of metal in the building envelope.

Posted: Sep 08, 2020

RHEINZINK Unveils RHEINZINK-PRISMO® Color-Coated Zinc For Roofs And Walls

Woburn, MA – RHEINZINK continues to expand its product portfolio and color palette with the introduction of RHEINZINK-PRISMO® color-coated, architectural-grade zinc options for roofing, façade cladding and wall products. This new product offering showcases a colorful, semi-transparent, matte finish in a choice of red, gold, green, brown, blue and black.

Posted: Sep 04, 2020

Bradbury Group Speakers Provide Expertise For FMA Workshops

Moundridge, KS - The Bradbury Group has three representatives who will share their knowledge, processes, and advice during the FMA World Class Roll Forming Virtual Workshop in September. The four-day virtual conference will cover the complete roll forming process from beginning to end; discussing roll forming justification, complete roll forming systems, design, tooling design and installation, material handling, and more.

Posted: Sep 03, 2020

MBMA Releases Commercial Communities Case Study Report

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released Commercial Communities, its newest case study report. This report looks at the increasingly popular retail developments known as commercial communities and highlights four recently constructed projects and their use of metal building systems.

Posted: Sep 02, 2020

AGC Analysis Finds Construction Employment Up In 24 States From June To July

Arlington, VA - Construction employment decreased from June to July in 26 states and the District of Columbia as earlier widespread job gains gave way to more project cancellations, according to an analysis of government employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said construction employment is likely to continue falling in many parts of the country without new federal recovery measures, including liability reform and new infrastructure funding.

Posted: Aug 28, 2020

CFSEI To Launch Virtual Expo On September 3, 2020

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will launch the first-ever CSFEI Virtual Expo on September 3, 2020 which will include four live webinars and four on-demand webinars conducted by nationally known experts for a total of 12 continuing education credits. The webinars will begin on September 3 and conclude on November 12, 2020.

Posted: Aug 27, 2020

MBCEA Board Of Directors Elects New Officers

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) recently elected two new officers on the National Association board of directors.

Posted: Aug 27, 2020

New Home Sales Surge In July To 13-Year High

Washington, DC - In a sign that the housing market continues to lead the economy during the coronavirus outbreak, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to its highest pace since 2006, up 13.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 901,000 units in July 2020, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Posted: Aug 26, 2020

Girls Build Shed With ATAS Metal Roof And Awning For Habitat Fundraiser

Allentown, PA - This year, the advanced campers at the Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls built a shed for a local homeowner, whose winning bid at the Lehigh Valley Habitat for Humanity’s fundraising auction resulted in a new building for his property. ATAS International has sponsored this camp since it began four years ago and has been a part of its curriculum from the start.

Posted: Aug 25, 2020

Design Assist vs. Delegated Design - Industry Experts Release Recommended Guidance

Chicago, IL - Over the past few years, the American Institute of Architects and the American Institute of Steel Construction have worked together to study design collaboration techniques commonly used in the construction industry. As a result, they have published a paper titled "Design Collaboration on Construction Projects. Delegated Design, Design Assist, and Informal Involvement – What Does it all Mean?"

Posted: Aug 21, 2020

RHEINZINK Expands Portfolio Of Architectural Zinc Options

Woburn, MA - RHEINZINK has expanded its portfolio of architectural grade zinc options with the introduction of RHEINZINK-GRANUM® in a dark gray Basalte and lighter Skygrey matte finishes for roofing, façade cladding and wall products.

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