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Posted: Jan 25, 2019

MBCI Offers Ultra-Dek® Metal Roof Installation Videos

Houston, TX - MBCI announces its release of animated installation videos for the purpose of providing viewers a clear visual of metal building assemblies. MBCI’s animated videos guide each step of common metal roof installation scenarios to help visualize the build.

Posted: Jan 24, 2019

CENTRIA Hires New Business Development Managers For Southeast, Southwest Regions

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a world-leading provider of high-performance building envelopes, announces a pair of recent hires to expand business development efforts. Patrick Powers has joined CENTRIA as Business Development Manager representing the Southeast, while Tim Del Monte has joined the company in the role of Business Development Manager representing the Southwest.

Posted: Jan 24, 2019

Manus Products Breaks Ground For New Building At Main Campus

Waconia, MN - In 2019, Manus Products will celebrate its 60th year. To commemorate this anniversary and provide additional space for its growth, Manus Products has broken ground on its third building at its Waconia campus. The new building will have the capability for R&D, production, and warehousing operations.

Posted: Jan 21, 2019

Metal Roofing Alliance Reveals Top Color Trends For 2019

Portland, OR - Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2019 is “Living Coral,” a bright, exceedingly perky pinkish shade, but it’s a contrasting story for homeowners this year, according to the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA).

Posted: Jan 18, 2019

McElroy Metal Offers New Metal-Over-Shingle e-Book

Bossier City, LA — In its continuing effort to educate building owners, McElroy Metal has published a second E-book. Tired of Replacing Your Shingle Roof? is now available for download on the McElroy Metal website.

Posted: Jan 17, 2019

Construction Employment Increased In December

Alexandria, VA - Construction employment increased by 38,000 jobs in December 2018 and by 280,000 jobs, or 4.0 percent, over the past year, while the industry’s average pay accelerated and unemployment decreased to an historic low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Posted: Jan 16, 2019

ATAS Names Vachon Director Of Solar Technology

Allentown, PA - ATAS International has appointed Christian Vachon to the position of Director of Solar Technology. He has over 20 years of experience in the renewable energy business, mostly in solar thermal, PV and air heating systems.

Posted: Jan 15, 2019

MCA Updates Metal Composite Material Fire Safety White Paper

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has updated its white paper, "Choosing Between Fire Retardant and Standard Core Metal Composite Material" and made it available as a free download on the MCA website.

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

S-5!® Issues Lawsuit Statement

Colorado Springs, CO – In mid-2016, RMH Tech LLC and Metal Roof Innovations Ltd., companies formed by Rob Haddock to manufacture and market S-5!® products and systems in the United States and beyond, filed suit against PMC Industries Inc. of Plainfield, CT, alleging patent infringement over the manufacture and distribution of PMC’s ColorSnap snow retention system.

Posted: Jan 09, 2019

Schweiss Doors Introduces New Greaseable Bi-Fold Door Hinge

Fairfax, MN – In the past, servicing and maintaining bi-fold door hinges was difficult at best. With the introduction of its newly engineered heavy-duty hinge, which is greaseable and features a removable hinge pin, Schweiss Doors has essentially solved that problem. The company describes its new heavy-duty hinge as being both “robust” and “user-friendly.”

Posted: Jan 08, 2019

More Than Three-Quarters Of Construction Firms Plan To Expand In 2019

Arlington, VA - Seventy-nine percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2019 but an almost equal percentage are worried about their ability to locate and hire qualified workers, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate.

Posted: Jan 07, 2019

Roof Hugger Metal-Over-Metal Retrofit Roofing Webinars Begin January 10

Odessa, FL - Slots are still available for a series of six 30-minute informative free webinars on Metal-over-Metal retrofit roofing with Roof Hugger sub-framing systems. The first webinar is Thursday, January 10, with others scheduled throughout January, February and March.

Posted: Jan 04, 2019

MCA Members Looking Forward To Winter Meeting

Chicago, IL - For Metal Construction Association members weathering sub-freezing temperatures, MCA's 2019 Winter Meeting will provide a welcome break from the cold and, more importantly, valuable insights into the most important issues facing the industry today.

Posted: Jan 03, 2019

Latest AIA Billings Survey Suggests Construction Very Strong Heading Into 2019

Washington, DC – Architecture firm billings growth expanded in November by a healthy margin, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for November was 54.7 compared to 50.4 in October. With the strongest billings growth figure since January and continued strength in new project inquiries and design contracts, billings were closing the year on a strong note.

Posted: Jan 02, 2019

MBCEA Announces Two New Members To National Board

Bethlehem, PA – The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) has announced the election of C. Tucker Cope Jr. and David Bergholz to the association’s National Board, effective January 1. 2019.

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