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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.

Posted: Feb 22, 2021

Lorin's Perforated Aluminum Sheet Now Includes ClearMatt® Pattern 119

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces that its line of pre-cut coil anodized aluminum stocked sheets has been updated to include a new ClearMatt® Pattern 119, perforated 48’’ x 96” sheet.

Posted: Feb 19, 2021

NCCA Announces Education Course On Prepainted Metals

Cleveland, OH - The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) have released a continuing education course titled, “Creative Building Solutions with Prepainted Metal Panels.”

Posted: Feb 19, 2021

Construction Backlog And Contractor Optimism Rise To Start 2021

Washington, DC - The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 7.5 months in January 2021, an increase of 0.2 months from its December 2020 reading, according to an ABC member survey conducted from Jan. 20 to Feb. 2.

Posted: Feb 18, 2021

ATAS Introduces New Modular Wall Panel Series, Omawall

Allentown, PA - ATAS International announces the launch of Omawall, a new modular wall panel series, which is the most recent addition to their vast product offering. The product name pays tribute to the Dutch heritage of the founders of ATAS.

Posted: Feb 15, 2021

Bradbury Group Unveils VTR+plus™ Purlin Roll Former

Moundridge, KS - The Bradbury Group, a global leader in the design and manufacture of automated production lines and systems for the metal coil processing industry, has announced the addition of the VTR+plus™ to its lineup of automatic-profile-setup purlin roll formers.

Posted: Feb 12, 2021

MCA Welcomes Two New Member Companies

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has welcomed two new companies to its list of more than 100+ manufacturers and suppliers dedicated to expanding and developing the metal construction industry: Wood’s Powr-Grip and Wagner Metal Supply.

Posted: Feb 11, 2021

MRA Quarterly Roofing Competition Continuing In 2021

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has announced the continuation in 2021 of its Best Residential Metal Roofing Project quarterly competition. Launched in 2020, this year's version now invites entries from the trades and homeowners.

Posted: Feb 10, 2021

Moffitt Corporation Readies Launch Of New Products

Jacksonville Beach, FL - Moffitt Corporation, Inc. has announced the impending launch of three new products into the industrial and commercial marketplace. These products complement the Moffitt message of Natural Ventilation Solutions as they each promote a better work environment by reducing temperatures, reducing the need for maintenance, and reducing the roof load on customers’ buildings.

Posted: Feb 09, 2021

New Schweiss Hydraulic Door Is Self-Framed And Pre-Hung, Saving Time And Money

Fairfax, MN - Schweiss Doors, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of bifold, hydraulic and designer doors for general aviation, commercial, industrial and architectural applications, has raised the bar in door design with the introduction of its one-of-a-kind Superstructure Triple Leg Stand-Alone Door.

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