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Posted: Aug 25, 2022

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Improves in August

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its August 2022 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market now stands at 50, an increase from the July index of 46.1.

Posted: Aug 24, 2022

Clopay® Introduces Cornell- and Cookson-Branded Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille

Mason, OH – Clopay® Corporation, a leader in closure products for commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, and retail applications, has unveiled its new Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille. Available through both its Cornell and Cookson brands, the patented, ultra-slim profile of Visionaire® MicroCoil® Grille requires nearly 30% less headroom than standard industry grilles.

Posted: Aug 24, 2022

Mainline Metals Acquires Great South Metals

Conshohocken, PA (Newswire.com) - Mainline Metals, Inc. announced today that it acquired Great South Metals, located in Acworth, Georgia. Under the leadership of John Kingery, Great South Metals has become one of the leading flat-rolled service centers in the South with a phenomenal reputation for over 40 years. It has immediately bolstered Mainline Metals' position as a leading nationwide provider of prime, excess, and secondary steel.

Posted: Aug 23, 2022

MCA Publishes White Paper on Metal Forming Equipment Maintenance

Chicago, IL – Working with machinery OEMs, the Metal Construction Association’s Metal Forming Equipment / Rollformer Council has developed a structured outline of the benefits of proper general maintenance schedules for machinery.

Posted: Aug 22, 2022

ATAS International Offers New Educational Course

Allentown, PA - ATAS International has added a new educational course titled “Insulated Metal Panels – Creating the Perfect All-In-One Barrier Back Up Wall System".

Posted: Aug 19, 2022

Knight Wall Systems Now Offers Custom Parts And Fabrication

Deer Park, WA - Knight Wall Systems announces that it now offers custom parts and fabrication manufactured to order from its Eastern Washington production facility and shipped nationwide, according to company President Doug Knight.

Posted: Aug 18, 2022

Garland Partners With Cleveland Non-Profit Group

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company, a full-service roofing manufacturer and building envelope solution provider based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced a 2022 partnership with local nonprofit University Settlement, highlighted by a recent “Spirit Week” employee charity drive that raised $50,000.

Posted: Aug 16, 2022

TAMKO Promotes Jeff Beyer To COO, Adds Prithvi Gandhi As CFO

Galena, KS - Roofing manufacturer TAMKO Building Products LLC has promoted longtime TAMKO executive Jeff Beyer to Chief Operating Officer, while announcing that Prithvi (Prith) Gandhi joins the company in Beyer’s previous position as Chief Financial Officer.

Posted: Aug 15, 2022

Kingspan Teams With Seabin™ For Los Angeles Marina Cleanup

Deland, FL - Kingspan Insulated Panels North America and Seabin™ have partnered up to launch the first ocean cleanup initiative for Los Angeles, California. Marina del Rey, the largest man-made marina in North America, is the second location in Seabin’s 100 Cities by 2050 campaign, with the program expecting to capture 120 tons of marine waste and microplastics from the waterways over a three-year period.

Posted: Aug 15, 2022

Trade Association Coalition Announces Q2 Findings From Market Index Survey For Reroofing

Rosemont, IL - A coalition of industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada has completed its Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing for the second quarter of 2022. The survey results indicate opportunities in the reroofing industry generally improved during the second quarter of 2022 when compared with the same quarter in 2021.

Posted: Aug 11, 2022

MRA Selects Florida Home As Q2 Contest Winner

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has selected a residential re-roofing project completed by Worthouse, Inc., a leading metal roofing manufacturer headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Ill., as the winner of its Best Metal Roofing Project competition for the second quarter of 2022.

Posted: Aug 10, 2022

Lorin Expands Collection Of Pre-Cut Coil Anodized Aluminum Sheets

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries has expanded its collection of stock pre-cut sheets for a variety of exterior and interior architectural applications including ceiling tiles, paneling, exterior wall cladding, backsplashes, column covers, decorative trim, and more.

Posted: Aug 09, 2022

Direct Metals Announces New Sales Representative

Kennesaw, GA – Direct Metals, an international steel service center with locations in Kennesaw, GA and Waukegan, IL, has announced Nat Morey as a new sales representative.

Posted: Aug 09, 2022

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Lower in July

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the July 2022 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 $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 46.1, a decrease from the June index of 50.9.

Posted: Aug 08, 2022

Benefits Of Dupont™ Tedlar® PVF Film Described In New Infographic

Wilmington, DE - Dupont™ Tedlar® PVF film, which has demonstrated superior performance as a protective coating for metal roofing and wall cladding, among other applications, is the subject of a new Infographic titled Benefits of Tedlar® PVF Film: The Premium Architectural Metal Protective Solution.

Posted: Aug 05, 2022

Jobba Announces Dennis Keglovits As Chief Customer Officer

Chicago, IL — Jobba, one of the roofing industry’s leading software providers, announced that Dennis Keglovits has joined the company as the Chief Customer Officer, where he will focus on building a truly customer-centric culture within the company.

Posted: Aug 03, 2022

Rigidized Metals Introduces New Water-Inspired Metal Surface Pattern

Buffalo, NY – Rigidized Metals has expanded its family of engineered metal surface patterns to include the new 1WND offering. The pattern was inspired by—and named for—the appearance of the wind interacting with water at the company’s Buffalo waterfront headquarters.

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