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Posted: Apr 14, 2020

S-5! Tackling Solar In Webinars On April 15th And 16th

Colorado Springs, CO - On Wednesday, April 15th, at 12:00 p.m. EST, S-5! will present Why is Metal Roofing the Perfect Solar Platform?, and on Thursday, April 16th at 1:00 p.m. EST, the company will be offering a different webinar: Metal Roofs: Wire Management and Best Practices.

Posted: Apr 13, 2020

PPG And DuraPaint Team Up To Battle COVID-19 Pandemic

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG and DuraPaint Industries, a Scarborugh, Ontario applicator of liquid spray coatings, are working to provide bed dividers paramount in the construction of the Joseph Brant Hospital pop-up, 93-bed COVID-19 pandemic response unit in Burlington, Ontario.

Posted: Apr 10, 2020

ClarkDietrich Launches Redesigned, Fully-Integrated Website

West Chester, OH - ClarkDietrich, supplier of steel framing and drywall finishing products, announces the launch of its redesigned website, which now includes the full integration of the company’s Strait-Flex® brand and vinyl corner bead and trim drywall products.

Posted: Apr 09, 2020

NRCA Announces Availability Of 2020 Roofing Manual Set

Rosemont, IL —The National Roofing Contractors Association has announced the availability of the four-volume 2020 Roofing Manual. The NRCA Roofing Manual provides extensive information about design, materials and installation techniques applicable to almost all roof system types.

Posted: Apr 08, 2020

AGC Survey Shows Strength Of Construction In February And Impact Of Pandemic Since

Arlington, VA - Construction spending in February increased 6.0 percent from February 2019, with year-over-year gains in both residential and nonresidential outlays, according to a new analysis of federal data released April 1 by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that their latest survey shows conditions for contractors have deteriorated rapidly since February. They called on Congress to urgently pass targeted recovery measures to boost infrastructure funding, compensate firms for lost or delayed federally funded work, and provide needed pension relief.

Posted: Apr 07, 2020

Laminators Video Shows New Clip & Caulk™ ACM Installation System

Hatfield, PA – Continuing with its efforts to promote the features and benefits of recently launched field-fabricated Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) products and installation systems, Laminators Inc. has announced the development of a new video to guide designers and contractors through the installation process for its new Clip & Caulk™ system.

Posted: Apr 06, 2020

ATAS International Receives Fifth Straight Top Workplace Award

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. has once again received a prestigious Top Workplace award. This is the fifth consecutive year that the award has been earned, and ATAS is one of only four manufacturing firms in the Lehigh Valley to receive this 2020 honor from The Morning Call.

Posted: Apr 03, 2020

Miami-Dade E-Permitting Now Offered For Metal Roofs

Miami, FL - The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER) Construction, Permitting & Building Code Division announces that a new ePermitting System application for Metal Roof Panels (Category 96), is available for use by licensed roofing contractors.

Posted: Apr 02, 2020

AIA Billings Index Increased In February

Washington, DC – Demand for design services in February increased at a solid pace for the sixth month in a row, according to the latest report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 53.4 for February reflects an increase in design services provided by U.S. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). During February, both the new project inquiries and design contracts scores moderated slightly but remained in positive territory, posting scores of 56.5 and 52.0 respectively.

Posted: Mar 31, 2020

S-5! Hosting Free Solar And Snow Retention Webinars On April 1 and 2

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, a leading authority on metal roof attachment solutions, is offering a series of free educational webinars on a variety of solar and snow retention topics this week and twice-weekly throughout April.

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

Free Webinar Aims To Offer Businesses Guidance And Ideas For Surviving COVID-19 Crisis

Newton, MA - Ready to put the brakes on sliding sales and negativity about the economic outlook? Want to know what other metal construction industry sales pros are doing in these uncertain times to buck trends and make their numbers? Wondering how to use this down-time to prepare for the pent-up demand on the other side?

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

Wanderlust Finishes Introduced For ALUCOBOND® Plus ACM

Davidson, NC - Wanderlust, a selection of 29 new ALUCOBOND® PLUS aluminum composite material (ACM) finishes, has been introduced by 3A Composites USA. The new finishes increase the company’s offering of stocked ALUCOBOND PLUS finishes to a total of 86.

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

Metal Building Manufacturers Association Releases Revised Insurance Bulletins

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released a revised set of 10 insurance bulletins. MBMA’s insurance bulletins provide building owners, designers and builders with important information on the different types of insurance companies and rating systems and how various hazards or conditions can impact insurance costs.

Posted: Mar 27, 2020

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published two new cold-formed steel research reports: 1) “RP19-3: Direct Strength Prediction of Purlins with Paired Torsion Bracing,” and 2) “RP20-1: Inelastic Lateral-Torsional Buckling Strength Validation for Non-Principal Axis Bending Using Numerical Methods.”

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

Coated Metals Group Completes New Denver Facility

Denver, CO - Coated Metals Group (CMG) announces the completion of its new Denver location. It features a 60% increase in total square footage, allowing a significant increase in stock and production capabilities.

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