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Posted: Sep 15, 2022

PPG Announces Vining Ivy As 2023 Color Of The Year

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE: PPG) has announced that its 2023 Color of the Year, Vining Ivy, is expected to shape the styling direction of a variety of products, including architectural building materials. PPG also announced a collection of three coordinating color palettes called Reflection.

Posted: Sep 13, 2022

Wood's Powr-Grip To Be Active In IMP Activities At METALCON 2022

Laurel, MT - Wood's Powr-Grip (WPG), a leading supplier of vacuum lifters for insulated metal panels (IMPs), will have a prominent presence at METALCON 2022 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, October 12 - 14. WPG will participate in the IMP Pavilion and Barry Wood, Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Development, will be a presenter at the IMP Education Center during each day of the show.

Posted: Sep 13, 2022

Construction Employment Up In Most Metro Areas In July Year-Over-Year

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased in 250 or 70 percent of 358 metro areas between July 2021 and July 2022, according to the latest analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. But association officials cautioned that most construction firms report they are struggling to find enough qualified workers to hire, according to separate survey.

Posted: Sep 12, 2022

The Garland Company Receives 2022 NorthCoast 99 Award

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company, a leading manufacturer of high-performance roofing and building envelope solutions for commercial, industrial, and institutional markets, has been named a 2022 NorthCoast 99 award winner by ERC, the Employers Resource Council. The NorthCoast 99 award honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the twenty-third consecutive time that The Garland Company has received the prestigious award.

Posted: Sep 09, 2022

3A Composites Presents John Tarr With Sales Honors

Davidson, NC - 3A Composites USA recently recognized respected team member John Tarr with the company’s two highest sales honors, 2021 Team Player of the Year and Sales Person of the Year for the Architectural Division.

Posted: Sep 09, 2022

METALCON Named One Of Top Tradeshows Of 2021

Newton, MA — METALCON, the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, has been named a winner of Trade Show Executive’s (TSE) Gold 100 awards, recognizing the top U.S. trade shows.

Posted: Sep 06, 2022

AISI Standards Council Seeks Proposals For 2023 Small Projects And Fellowships

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Standards Council is seeking research proposals for its 2023 Small Project/Fellowship Program. Launched in 2014, AISI’s Small Project/Fellowship Program identifies and provides funding for research projects that will significantly impact the reliability, performance and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel products.

Posted: Sep 02, 2022

AIA Billings Index Slows But Remains Healthy

Washington, DC – For the eighteenth consecutive month, architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in July, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The AIA Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for July was 51.0.

Posted: Sep 01, 2022

CFSEI Hosting Webinar On Floor Vibration, September 22, 2022

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Vibration Serviceability of Floors With Cold-Formed Steel Framing” on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

Posted: Aug 31, 2022

MRA Issues Recommendations For Fall Roof Maintenance

Portland, OR — Labor Day is an excellent time to consider ways to prepare homes for the coming season and experts say paying attention to roof care is especially important this time of year. And when it comes to caring for a metal roof, there's no better source for recommendations than the Metal Roofing Alliance.

Posted: Aug 30, 2022

Garland/DBS Awarded Contract From Equalis Group

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company announces that Garland, through its Design-Build Solutions subsidiary (DBS), has earned a publicly procured, competitively solicited contract award for Contract #COG-2133A from The Cooperative Council of Governments (CCOG), an Equalis Group Lead Agency. The contract is available to any Equalis members in the state of Ohio.

Posted: Aug 26, 2022

METALCON 2022 Explores The Importance Of Understanding Metal’s Sustainability Qualities

Newton, MA - Sustainability is a word that gets tossed around plenty by those promoting metal construction products. Though it’s a vague term, it does a great job of blanketing the long list of benefits provided by metal construction products. Sustainability experts at companies exhibiting and/or speaking at METALCON share their thoughts on metal and sustainability.

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