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Posted: Dec 05, 2023

AIA/Deltek Architecture Billings Index Declines In October

Washington, DC – The AIA/Deltek Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reports that business conditions at architecture firms continued to soften in October. For the third consecutive month, the ABI score was under 50, indicating that a significant share of firms is seeing a decline in billings.

Posted: Dec 04, 2023

Petersen Stocks Lorin’s Anodized Aluminum

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, is partnering with Petersen, manufacturer of PAC-CLAD wall and roof panel systems in multiple gauges of steel and aluminum. With this partnership, Petersen is now stocking Lorin’s durable, beautiful anodized aluminum in a multitude of finishes.

Posted: Dec 01, 2023

Bradbury Group CEO Earns Executive Of The Year Honor

Moundridge, KS — David Cox, Bradbury Group CEO, was honored as one of the area's Executives of the Year through the Wichita Business Journal. Cox took over as Bradbury Group CEO in 2016 and continues to propel the business forward year after year.

Posted: Nov 30, 2023

Americlad Announces Rebranding For Product Line

Rogers, MN - Americlad, LLC has announced a rebranding for the Americlad product line. For nearly 30 years, the company has been a trusted name in architectural metal solutions. The rebranding signifies its commitment to providing quality products, made-in-the-USA throughout the United States. The new Logo offers a modern and sleek design that exemplifies its commitment to the construction market. Americlad continues to promote its tagline “Innovating with Metal” which stands as a testament to its approach for being an innovative company in product design and development.

Posted: Nov 29, 2023

McElroy Metal Introduces Trap-Tee Symmetrical Roof System

Bossier City, LA – McElroy Metal has announced the development of a new symmetrical metal roofing system called Trap-Tee. The system is site-formed, mechanically seamed and features a 2-3/4-inches-tall seam.

Posted: Nov 28, 2023

Hurricane Ian Investigative Report Released By RICOWI

Princeville, HI - The Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues (RICOWI) in partnership with the Storm Investigation Program (SIP) announces the release of the 2022 Hurricane Ian report.

Posted: Nov 27, 2023

East Lake Metals Makes Custom Extrusion Ordering Easier

Whiting, IN - On its website, East Lake Metals has debuted a simplified and effortless way to access quoting on unique and individualized aluminum extrusions. The company's move means customers now have the opportunity to benefit from tailored solutions that align precisely with their specifications. According to the company, "The introduction of custom aluminum extrusions marks not just a step forward but a leap into a future where customization meets quality seamlessly."

Posted: Nov 22, 2023

METALCON Announces Top Three In Show's People's Choice Awards

Newton, MA — Exhibitors at the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction nominated their products in one of 15 categories for the METALCON Top Products Award, and attendees voted on site in Las Vegas for their top three choice products.

Posted: Nov 21, 2023

3A Composites USA Products Pass NFPA 285 Fire Code Testing

Davidson, NC - 3A Composites USA, manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® PLUS aluminum composite material (ACM) and ALUCOBOND® FaceFastened, has passed third-party NFPA 285 testing on a wood-framed assembly, commonly used in low rise multi-family and mixed-use market segments.

Posted: Nov 20, 2023

The Bradbury Group Announces Appointment of European Sales Leader

Moundridge, KS — The Bradbury Group, a leading roll forming and coil processing equipment manufacturer, appointed Antonio Gallo as its European Sales Leader. Gallo will work with the Bradbury International UK team and help it grow the market share of The Bradbury Group in Europe.

Posted: Nov 16, 2023

Lorin Launches A Newly Revised Website

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, a leading supplier of anodized aluminum for architectural designs and other applications, announces the launch of their newly updated website. The revised site is now up and running with many new updates and improvements.

Posted: Nov 16, 2023

AIA/Deltek Architecture Billings Index Declines Again In September

Washington, DC – Business conditions at architecture firms declined again in September, the AIA/Deltek Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reports. The score of 44.8 for September is the lowest score reported since December 2020 during the height of the pandemic. Any score below 50.0 indicates decreasing business conditions and this score indicates a significant increase in firms reporting declining billings.

Posted: Nov 15, 2023

METALCON 2023 Was A Jackpot For Those Seeking Information On Metal Construction Products

Newton, MA — Once again, Las Vegas proved to be a phenomenal venue for METALCON. From dynamic exhibits to inspiring keynotes, intensive workshops and free educational sessions, attendees from 50 countries from Australia to Zambia learned from top industry experts and networked with colleagues at the only event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction.

Posted: Nov 14, 2023

Construction Sector Adds 23,000 Jobs In October As Unemployment Rate Falls To 4 Percent

Arlington, VA - The construction industry added 23,000 jobs in October as unemployment rates for the sector hovered near the all-time low for the month, according to an analysis of new government data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the construction industry would likely have hired even more workers to keep pace with strong demand for construction.

Posted: Nov 10, 2023

Lorin Industries Plans To Add Batch Anodizing Capabilities In Early 2024

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces it will launch a new batch anodizing line at the beginning of 2024. This capability, combined with the long history of anodized coil processing, will allow Lorin to satisfy the needs of its current coil to coil customers with batch anodized parts.

Posted: Nov 09, 2023

Clopay Makes Catalog Of AIA Accredited Programs Available Online

Mason, Ohio — For the first time ever, Clopay® Corporation, North America’s largest manufacturer and marketer of garage doors and rolling steel doors, has made its catalog of continuing education units (CEUs) available online and on demand.

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