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Posted: Jun 20, 2019

Rolling In Memphis: Cold And Hot Rolling Day 2019 Event Scheduled

Chicago – Heavy-hitters from the steel industry will host an event dedicated to the latest advancements in cold and hot steel rolling technology at the Hilton Hotel Memphis on 25 – 26 September 2019. Hosting organizations include Atlantic, Fraunhofer IZFP, Gontermann-Peipers, Herkules, IMS Messsysteme, Lechler, Lismar, Quaker, REBS, Schaeffler, and Steinhoff.

Posted: Jun 19, 2019

Cold-Formed Steel Design Webinar Slated For June 27, 2019

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Design Topics Not in a Standard” on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

Posted: Jun 18, 2019

Construction Input Prices See Slight Increase In May, According To ABC

Washington, DC - Construction input prices rose slightly by 0.3% in May 2019 on a monthly basis and are up 0.6% over the last 12 months, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Nonresidential input prices were also up 0.3% compared to the previous month and are 1.1% higher than they were a year ago.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019

IMETCO® Announces Launch Of Refreshed Website

Norcross, GA - IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) has launched a newly redesigned website to mark its milestone 25th year in business, offering visitors a new online experience. Along with a refreshed look, the website redesign offers improved speed, simplified site navigation, and convenient access to product documents and details.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019

Kingspan Insulation White Paper Focuses On Space Savings Through Thinner Insulation

Atlanta, GA - At AIA 2019 in Las Vegas, Kingspan Insulation shared insights and perspectives based on the findings of its new whitepaper, “The Real Value of Space in Commercial Real Estate.” The whitepaper provides a comprehensive look at the financial value of the additional floor area that can be gained through the use of thinner wall insulation solutions in new non-residential buildings.

Posted: Jun 12, 2019

ATAS Receives Award At CSI Middle Atlantic Region Conference

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. was honored with the Organizational Certificate of Merit from the Construction Specifications Institute’s Middle Atlantic Region, at their recent annual conference held in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019

Feeney Introduces New Stationary Awnings Line

Oakland, CA – Feeney, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality stainless steel and aluminum railing systems, recently unveiled a new line of stationary awnings designed to provide protection in a wide variety of climates and settings.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019

Construction Employment Up In Most Metro Areas In April

Alexandria, VA - Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said construction employment in many parts of the country likely would have been higher if firms could find more qualified workers to hire.

Posted: Jun 07, 2019

The Roofing Alliance Announces 2019 Funding Initiatives

Rosemont, IL - The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), has announced the approval of several funding projects including funding for a newly initiated partnership between SkillsUSA and NRCA.

Posted: Jun 06, 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America Launches New PIGMENTO® Finishes for ALPOLIC® MCM

Chesapeake, VA – Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America, Inc., a leader in metal composite material (MCM) manufacturing, is proud to introduce its new “PIGMENTO® Series” finishes for its well-known ALPOLIC® MCM product line. The announcement arises from the company’s long-term relationship with VMZINC® from VM Building Solutions, a pioneer in modern manufacturing.

Posted: Jun 05, 2019

Airolite Celebrates 100th Anniversary In 2019

Schofield, WI - Airolite, a leading manufacturer of architectural and high-performance louvers, grilles, screens and sun controls, with manufacturing locations in Schofield, WI; Frankfort, KY; and Sacramento, CA, is commemorating its 100th anniversary in 2019.

Posted: Jun 04, 2019

ATAS Honors 2018 Project Of The Year Award Winners

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. honored its 2018 project of the year winners at a recent awards banquet. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. Six project categories were included in this year’s competition: commercial roofs, commercial walls, residential roofs, residential walls, accents, and interiors.

Posted: Jun 03, 2019

MBCEA Swears In New Directors At Annual Conference

Myrtle Beach, SC - At an awards ceremony held in conjunction with the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association's (MBCEA) 50th Annual Conference, David Bergholz of Chief Buildings and C. Tucker Cope Jr. of C. Tucker Cope & Associates officially joined the association's Board of Directors.

Posted: May 31, 2019

Garland Industries Acquires Merchant & Evans, Expands Building Materials Portfolio

Cleveland, OH - Garland Industries Inc. has acquired Merchant & Evans Inc., a leading metal roof systems manufacturer, adding the well-known and respected company to its growing portfolio of building materials manufacturers and distributors. Garland Industries is a family of 18 vertically integrated companies with the majority of them specializing in developing and manufacturing waterproofing solutions for the industrial, commercial and residential markets.

Posted: May 30, 2019

Laminators Incorporated Announces New And Improved ACM Cladding Systems

Laminators Incorporated has announced the development of a new, fully designed, integrated and tested ACM panel and installation system. Combining their new Back-Drained and Ventilated, Field-Fabricated installation systems with their Omega-Lite® ACM panel, Omega CI® rigid insulated panel and an air and water barrier offers a simple design solution for installations requiring continuous insulation while maintaining code-mandated performance requirements for water control and fire resistance.

Posted: May 29, 2019

AIA's ABI Survey Rebounds In April; Back In Positive Territory

Washington, DC – Following a sizable decrease in demand for design services in March, the April Architecture Billings Index (ABI) climbed back into positive territory, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s ABI score for April showed a small increase in design services at 50.5, up from 47.8 in March.

Posted: May 24, 2019

Chris Kimball Joins CEI Materials As National Sales Manager

Washington, DC - CEI Materials, an industry leading multi-product cladding fabricator, has announced Chris Kimball as the new National Sales Manager. In this role, Kimball is responsible for sales and new business development for a growing national network of independent representatives.

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