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Posted: Sep 05, 2023

AISI Publishes Design Examples To Illustrate Update Provisions In AISI S100

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published AISI D102-23, “Illustrative Examples for Provisions in AISI S100-16 (2020) w/S3-22.” The document provides a set of 22 design examples that illustrate updated provisions included in AISI S100-16(2020) w/S3-22, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition (Reaffirmed 2020) with Supplement 3, 2022 Edition.

Posted: Sep 01, 2023

3A Composites Introduces ALUCOBOND® FaceFastened Cladding

Davidson, NC - 3A Composites USA, manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® aluminum composite material, is expanding its portfolio of system options with the launch of ALUCOBOND® FaceFastened. The architectural cladding system is designed for use in a wide range of applications.

Posted: Aug 31, 2023

Citadel Taps O'Brien As New Business Development Manager

Greenfield, IN — Citadel Architectural Products has named Kelley O’Brien as the Director of Business Development. In this role, O’Brien will lead Citadel in the development of business strategies and envelope solutions designed around the growth of the business, as well as direct the internal Sales and Customer Service team and manage the Citadel independent rep network.

Posted: Aug 30, 2023

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Improves Again In August

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released the August 2023 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 50.4, an increase from the July index of 46.4.

Posted: Aug 28, 2023

AIA/Deltek ABI Sees Stable Business Conditions In July

Washington, DC – The American Institute of Architects (AIA)/Deltek Architecture Billings Index (ABI) results for July signals mostly stable business conditions. The ABI score was 50.0, indicating that billings at architecture firms remained flat for the month.

Posted: Aug 25, 2023

AISI Names Dustin Young As Director Of Business Development For The Construction Program

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announces Dustin Young as the director of business development for the construction program. He is responsible for managing the optimization of the AISI construction programs by providing strategic leadership to direct multiple construction committees and implement program business plans.

Posted: Aug 23, 2023

ATAS Supports Three Construction Camps For Girls

Allentown, PA - This summer, ATAS International sponsored three Let’s Build Construction Camps for Girls. The free week-long camps are designed for middle and high school age girls to explore the construction trades, architecture, engineering, and construction materials manufacturing through hands-on experiences and field trips.

Posted: Aug 22, 2023

MTL Holdings Expands National Strategic Accounts Team

Waukesha, WI — MTL Holdings has announced the hiring of Ryan Parker as Strategic Accounts Manager. In this role, Parker will work across the MTL family of brands – Citadel Architectural Products, Hickman Edge Systems, and Metal-Era – to provide customers with a complete metal package for their building envelope.

Posted: Aug 16, 2023

3A Composites USA Launches Updated Website

Davidson, NC - 3A Composites USA, manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® aluminum composite material, announces a relaunch of its website. The site has been updated to deliver a better user experience with improved navigation and functionality.

Posted: Aug 15, 2023

S-5! Donates Products For Student-Led Design-Build Project

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5! announces its new partnership with the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design to provide a donation of snow retention and solar attachments for its annual student-led, design-build project.

Posted: Aug 11, 2023

International Roofing Expo Bringing Metal Roofing Clinic To 2024 Expo

Dallas, TX -The International Roofing Expo (IRE), the North American roofing and exteriors industry’s largest annual event, announces its partnership with the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) to debut the all-new Metal Roofing Clinic, presented by MCA and MRA, at the February 6-8, 2024 expo in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Posted: Aug 10, 2023

Construction Firms Add 19,000 Jobs In July

Arlington, VA - The construction industry added 19,000 jobs in July even as the sector’s unemployment rate increased, according to an analysis of new government data the Associated General Contractors of America released today. Association officials noted that tight labor conditions are bringing more previously employed construction workers back into the job market as firms continue to boost pay levels.

Posted: Aug 08, 2023

Wood's Powr-Grip's MTEX Cladding Lifter Handles Heavy, Fire-Rated IMPs

Laurel, MT - Wood's Powr-Grip Inc. (WPG), a leading manufacturer / supplier of vacuum lifting equipment for metal panels and other materials, showcases the use of its newest cladding lifter - the MTEX - as it was utilized recently in downtown Bozeman, MT to install fire-rated insulated metal panels (IMPs).

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