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Posted: Mar 12, 2021

National Coil Coating Association Welcomes Pair Of New Members

Cleveland, OH - The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) welcomed Assan Aluminyum and United Metal Coating as new coater members of the association. NCCA is comprised of coaters and suppliers to the coil coating industry. Coater companies operate continuous coil coating lines, applying organic or inorganic coatings, including laminates, to coiled metals.

Posted: Mar 11, 2021

Construction Spending Rises In January, But AGC Expects Further Losses

Alexandria, VA - Construction spending rallied in January as private nonresidential construction increased for the first time in seven months, according to an analysis of recent federal construction spending data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Posted: Mar 08, 2021

ATAS International And BRIGHTSMITH Coaters Recognize Leadership Program Graduates

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. and their sister company, BRIGHTSMITH Coaters, had two employees graduate from the Manufacturers Resource Center’s (MRC) Manufacturing Leadership Institute certificate program in November. Jason Eberts, Assistant Inside Technical Sales Manager at ATAS, and Tony Bus, Product and Process Manager at BRIGHTSMITH, are graduates in the class of 2020.

Posted: Mar 05, 2021

Nucor Announces Plans To Build TrueCore Facility In Utah

Charlotte, NC - Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announces plans to build a third TrueCore manufacturing facility to be located in Brigham City, Utah. The 120,000 square foot facility will manufacture insulated wall and roof panels using state-of-the-art continuous line equipment. The new facility is expected to be operational in 2022 and will employ 50 teammates.

Posted: Mar 04, 2021

TRINAR® TC 70% PVDF Launched By AkzoNobel

Columbus, OH - AkzoNobel has launched TRINAR TC (Tough Coat), a new PFOA-free PVDF coil coating system that provides increased scratch, abrasion and stain resistance across diverse applications, including metal roofing, building and construction.

Posted: Mar 03, 2021

Quality Metalcrafts LLC/AMERICLAD™ Changes Name To AMERICLAD LLC

Rogers, MN - Quality Metalcrafts, LLC/AMERICLAD™ is now AMERICLAD, LLC. Since the acquisition of Quality Metalcrafts, LLC by Mike Wallace, President, and Steve Gravel, CFO, the company retained the Quality Metalcrafts name, with an emphasis on the branding of its Americlad product line.

Posted: Mar 02, 2021

National Coil Coating Association Recognizes Three With Annual Plant Safety Awards

Cleveland, OH - Each year, the National Coil Coating Association bestows its annual Safety Award, recognizing coater member companies that show an exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety. This year, three plants earned recognition: the American Metals facility in Cleveland, Ohio, the Novelis plant in Davenport, Iowa, and the Steelscape operation in Kalama, Wash. Each will receive NCCA's coveted 2020 Safety Award.

Posted: Mar 01, 2021

S-5! Introduces Its Newest WindClamp™ Technology

Colorado Springs, CO - S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment technology, has introduced the newest addition to its line of WindClamps™, designed to increase wind resistance for standing seam and other concealed-fastened metal roofs.

Posted: Feb 26, 2021

MRA Addresses Top Myths Regarding Residential Metal Roofing

Portland, OR - With a variety of options to choose from, metal is now the second-most preferred type of roofing material and is quickly gaining in popularity, according to a study of U.S. homeowners conducted by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). Yet misconceptions about metal roofing still remain. With a strong spring home improvement season anticipated this year, MRA shares the most common myths - and the truths.

Posted: Feb 25, 2021

American Institute Of Steel Construction Turns 100 In 2021

Chicago, IL - The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has reached a historic milestone, as 2021 marks the group's 100th anniversary. To celebrate a century of steel, AISC is shining a spotlight on the industry's legacy.

Posted: Feb 24, 2021

MBMA Publishes New Industry Practices Guidebook For Metal Buildings

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has published a new guidebook, Common Industry Practices. This free publication, available for download at the MBMA blog, provides an overview of standard practices for architects, engineers, owners, builders and manufacturers involved in metal building design and construction.

Posted: Feb 23, 2021

MCA Presents Industry Service Awards To Ed Karper And Karl Hielscher

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented its annual Patrick R. Bush Service Award to Ed Karper and Larry A. Swaney Award to Karl Hielscher in appreciation for their service to the association and the metal construction industry. The awards were given on February 3 during MCA's Winter Meeting which was held virtually.

Posted: Feb 23, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Higher In February

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released its February 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.4, an increase from the January index of 59.6.

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