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Posted: Aug 26, 2019

MRA Suggests Metal Roofing For Homeowners In Hail-Prone Areas

Portland, OR - As the baseball-sized hail stones that recently ravished parts of Minnesota proved, massive storms can happen anytime and nearly anywhere this time of year, especially in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain states.

Posted: Aug 23, 2019

Citadel Supports ITI Training Efforts Through Material Donations

Indianapolis, IN - Responding to the construction industry's labor shortage and training new laborers is the responsibility of every segment of the industry. As a manufacturer, Citadel Architectural Products strives to assist contractors, associations and groups that focus on continuing education to ensure workers are knowledgeable about metal-related construction practices. This is why Citadel supports the International Training Institute (ITI) with Metal Composite Material (MCM) donations for ITI educational courses.

Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Increases Again In August

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its August 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, 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 58.9, an increase from the July index of 57.9.

Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Garland Raises $56,000 For Santa’s Hide-A-Way Hollow Charity

Cleveland, OH - As a part of its annual charity fund-raising event, The Garland Company Inc. raised $56,000 to support Santa’s Hide-A-Way Hollow in its efforts to bring the spirit of Christmas joy to seriously and terminally ill children and their families year round. Garland’s Spirit Week, now in its tenth year, is a weeklong event held at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio dedicated to raising money for worthy causes through various fund-raising activities.

Posted: Aug 20, 2019

CEI Materials Launches CLADLOK Modular Panel System

Manchester, MI - CEI Materials is pleased to announce the launch of a new product line, CLADLOK. It is the company's first self-branded entry into the architectural market, and manufactured in-house.

Posted: Aug 16, 2019

American Buildings Company Honors Builders And Roofers For Excellence In Design

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC) has announced the winners of its 2019 Excellence in Design Awards. The competition is designed to highlight the diverse application and expansion of the metal building construction industry. Each project showcases new designs that illustrate innovative metal system construction.

Posted: Aug 14, 2019

ATAS International Participates In 3rd Annual Let’s Build Camp For Girls

Allentown, PA - Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls is a free week-long camp designed for high school age girls to explore the construction trades, architecture, engineering, and construction materials manufacturing through hands-on experiences and field trips. As in past years, ATAS International Inc. was involved in the third annual camp which was held the week of July 8th at the Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School in Bethlehem, PA.

Posted: Aug 13, 2019

CFSEI Hosting Webinar On Cold-Formed Steel Floor Systems - August 22, 2019

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Floored: Innovative Options with Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) Floor Systems” on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.

Posted: Aug 09, 2019

AIA Billings Index Dips Into Negative Territory In June

Washington, DC – Demand for design services at architecture firms decreased in June in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June was 49.1, which is down from 50.2 in May.

Posted: Aug 08, 2019

Wood's Powr-Grip Hires Three For Key Staff Positions

Laurel, MT - Wood’s Powr Grip, a leading supplier of lifting equipment used for insulated metal panels and other construction materials, has added new staff members in sales, marketing and human resources.

Posted: Aug 07, 2019

Kingspan Insulated Panels Names McBride New Director Of Marketing

DeLand, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels has announced Quincy McBride as the new director of marketing for North America. McBride, who is new to the company, will be based out of Kingspan’s DeLand headquarters, where his focus will be driving connections at the intersection of marketing, industrial products, big data and sustainability.

Posted: Aug 06, 2019

Morin Adds Eric Ramirez As Regional Sales Manager

Bristol, CT – Morin has announced Eric Ramirez as Regional Sales Manager for the West, South Central Territory at Morin; responsible for Texas and Oklahoma. Since joining the company, Ramirez has added value to the team by leveraging his prior single-element metal roof and wall experience.

Posted: Aug 05, 2019

CENTRIA® Introduces Copper Substrate To Intercept™ Modular Metal Panel System

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA®, a leading provider of high-performance building envelopes, introduces a copper substrate offering to the Intercept™ modular metal panel system. The new copper substrate is available in CENTRIA’s Intercept Entyre line of modular metal panels and integrates seamlessly with all other Intercept product offerings.

Posted: Aug 02, 2019

Bull Moose Tube Rounds Out Sales Leadership Team With New Hire

St. Louis, MO - Bull Moose Tube, a leading manufacturer of steel pipe and tube, made a recent hire to round out its sales team. The company announced the hiring of Nate Carruthers as its new director of market growth and inside sales. Carruthers joins Jeff Strobach (vice president of sales) and Eric Hickert (director of sales/distribution) to round out the leadership team of Bull Moose Tube’s sales function.

Posted: Aug 01, 2019

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Index Moves Higher In July

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its July 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, 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 was 57.9, an increase from the June index of 52.8.

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