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Posted: Nov 01, 2021

ATAS Donates Metal In Architecture Award Prize Money To Charity

Allentown, PA - ATAS International, grand prize winner of the Metal in Architecture Awards, presented during METALCON in Tampa, FL in early October, has donated the $1,000 prize to Feeding Tampa Bay, which for 2021 is part of METALCON’s annual giving back program.

Posted: Oct 29, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Steady in October

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its October 2021 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 61.1, an increase from the September index of 60.5.

Posted: Oct 28, 2021

Red Bud Industries Plans Major Expansion Of Illinois Manufacturing Facility

Red Bud, IL - Red Bud Industries has announced plans for the major expansion of its manufacturing facility in Red Bud. The new 55,000 square foot addition will bring their total space at the facility to over 250,000 square feet. Planned for completion in the Summer of 2022, the expansion will allow more equipment to be assembled and tested concurrently. The expansion will also help support a recently added Mazak i450HS lathe with robotic automation, the company’s 20th Mazak machine, and a new plasma cutting table.

Posted: Oct 27, 2021

MBMA Releases New Case Studies On Educational And Government Facilities

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has published two new case studies, Educational Campus Facilities and Government Facilities. These reports profile 14 educational campuses and 15 government facilities, all of which are metal buildings.

Posted: Oct 26, 2021

MRA Announces Third Quarter Best Metal Roofing Project

Portland, OR — The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has named a beautiful re-roofing project, featuring Boral Steel stone coated metal and installed by Full Service Roofing & Remodeling, as the winner of its Best Metal Roofing Project competition for third quarter of 2021.

Posted: Oct 25, 2021

Altenloh, Brinck And Co. Adds Katsma As Product Manager

Bryan, OH — Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc. (ABC US), manufacturers of SPAX® engineered fasteners, has announced the hiring of Brett Katsma as Product Manager focusing on Structural Applications.

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

AIA Reports Strong Demand For Design Services In September

Washington, DC – Architecture firms continue to report increasing demand for design services in September, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for September was 56.6, which is up from August’s score of 55.6. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings from the prior month.

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

MCA Launches New Metal Architecture Academy

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has announced the creation of its new Metal Architecture Academy, located in the Architectural Record Continuing Education Center.

Posted: Oct 20, 2021

METALCON Announces Show's Project Photo Competition Winners

Newton, MA — METALCON, the only global event for the application of metal in design and construction, has announced the winners of its design and construction project photo competition, held during last week's annual conference and tradeshow in Tampa.

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Americlad LLC Adds Allan Rylance To Business Development Team

Rogers, MN - Americlad, LLC has announced the addition of Allan Rylance to the Americlad team. Rylance will take on the role of Regional Business Development Manager for the East Coast region with the responsibility of promoting the Americlad® brand to the architectural and construction community. Rylance comes to the Americlad team with over thirty one years of industry experience in the architectural façade and metals business.

Posted: Oct 15, 2021

Petersen's New Simulated Ore Finishes Expand Creativity For Metal Architecture

Elk Grove Village, IL - PAC-CLAD Ore finishes from Petersen allow architects to add the look of natural metal patinas to any structure. Ore finishes will not tarnish, discolor or rust, which provides architects and specifiers with alternatives to natural metals and make them an ideal option for clean, elegant metal architecture.

Posted: Oct 12, 2021

Metal Sales Unveils New Online Design Tools

Louisville, KY - Metal Sales, a premier nationwide provider of metal panels for the commercial, agricultural and residential construction segments, and Concora, developer of the Digital Experience Platform (DxP) for commercial building products, announce the recent launch of Metal Sales' DxP technology.

Posted: Oct 11, 2021

Laminators Inc. Expands Sales And Construction Services Teams

Hatfield, PA – Laminators Incorporated has announced the promotion of Johanna Goodwin to Architectural Inside Sales Manager, and welcomed Jake Austin as an Inside Sales Representative and Dihya Doufene as a Construction Services Technician. These positions were created to support the growth and development of the architectural products division.

Posted: Oct 07, 2021

MRA Announces Three New Ancillary Members

Portland, OR – Following a year of uncertainty, the residential metal roofing industry in the U.S. and Canada is emerging stronger and healthier than ever, as demonstrated by the latest reports and growth of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), the leading nonprofit organization representing the industry.

Posted: Oct 06, 2021

New MCA White Paper Addresses Custom Coil Sample Requests

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a white paper available for download on its website, metalconstruction.org. The paper, “Custom Coil Samples,” discusses the elements that go into creating a color match and why there are limitations on the size of that match.

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