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Posted: Nov 03, 2020

Kingspan Unveils New Insulated Metal Panel Accent Fins

Deland, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels North America has announced the development of the Accent Fin™, a new joint-integrated accessory that delivers unique aesthetic dimensions when designing buildings with two of Kingspan’s most popular architectural metal wall panels.

Posted: Nov 02, 2020

AIA Billings Index Slowdown Moderates In September

Washington, DC – A slight improvement in business conditions has led to fewer architecture firms reporting declining billings, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s ABI score for September was 47.0 compared to 40.0 in August (any score below 50 indicates a decline in firm billings).

Posted: Oct 30, 2020

CFSEI Publishes Series Of Beginner Technical Notes

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has developed a series of beginner Technical Notes for students and young engineers that provide fundamental information relating to cold-formed steel design.

Posted: Oct 28, 2020

Single-Family Home Construction Continues Dramatic Climb

Washington, DC - Single-family starts showed continued growth in September as overall housing production increased 1.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units, according to the National Association of Home Builders, looking at data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Posted: Oct 27, 2020

Suntuity Selects Englert As Preferred Metal Roof Systems Provider

Holmdel, NJ - Suntuity Solar and Suntuity Home are pleased to announce Englert Inc. as their preferred provider of standing seam metal roof systems. As one of the nation’s top suppliers of residential and commercial solar arrays, Suntuity has identified Englert’s metal roof systems as a natural fit and Englert Inc, as an ideal partner for new home construction and roof upgrades.

Posted: Oct 22, 2020

IMETCO Granted ICC Approvals For Pair Of Rainscreen Cladding Products

Norcross, GA – IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) is now among a short list of metal manufacturers to carry ICC approvals for its metal wall cladding systems. The company recently received ICC approvals for its Latitude™ and Element™ architectural wall panels used as a part of its rainscreen systems.

Posted: Oct 21, 2020

Flex-Ability Concepts Relaunches Website For Flexible Framing Products

Oklahoma City, OK - Flex-Ability Concepts, leading supplier of flexible framing products for commercial and residential applications, has launched its new website. The greatest change for the website is how it looks on cellphones and tablets; the redesign focuses on navigation with hand-held devices.

Posted: Oct 21, 2020

Tubelite Names Vice President Of Integrated Supply Chain

Walker, MI - Tubelite Inc. has named Dean Seger as vice president of integrated supply chain in Walker, Michigan. Reporting directly to company president Steve Green, Seger's focus will be on manufacturing, quality and logistics for the company's six manufacturing sites.

Posted: Oct 20, 2020

Mid-West Steel Building Company Aligns Under Metallic Building Systems

Cary, NC - Metallic Building Company, a supplier of custom-engineered metal buildings across North America, announces its incorporation of Mid-West Steel Building Company, a provider of metal building systems in Texas and New Mexico. The new company name is Metallic Building Systems.

Posted: Oct 16, 2020

MRA Calls For Stronger Resiliency Standards In Western States To Protect Against Wildfire Threats

Portland, OR —The 2020 wildfire season came with a terrible awakening for many West Coast homeowners: Areas in Oregon, Washington and California that were not considered to be in the path of wildfire danger were under extreme threat, resulting in evacuations and unprecedented destruction. The Metal Roofing Alliance says now is the time for changes that will perhaps lessen the severity of future events for some homeowners.

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