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Posted: Jul 30, 2019

MRA Unveils Free Comprehensive Metal Roofing Buyer's Guide For Homeowners

Portland, OR - For homeowners, there’s no question that putting on a new roof is a significant investment. Making a good choice is key to performance, reliability and long-term value for the dollar, while a poor decision can result in expensive repairs, or worse, having to re-roof again in just a few short years.

Posted: Jul 29, 2019

MBMA Publishes Case Study Report On Distilleries And Breweries

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has published a new 12-page case study report called Distilleries & Breweries. It features six attractive and efficient facilities in the booming spirits market and makes the case for metal building systems as an ideal home for these businesses.

Posted: Jul 25, 2019

AIA Forecasts Nonresidential Construction Growth Through 2020

Washington, DC - Spending on nonresidential building construction is expected to increase almost four percent this year and more than two percent in 2020, according to a new consensus forecast from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Posted: Jul 24, 2019

Direct Metals Adds New Sales Representative

Kennesaw, GA – Direct Metals, a steel service center providing specialty metals with locations in both Kennesaw and Waukegan, IL, has a new sales representative that just joined their team, Howard Miles.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019

Roof Hugger Releases New Metal-Over-Metal Retrofit Roofing Installation Video

Lutz, FL - Roof Hugger, LLC has released an updated animated installation video that demonstrates how Roof Hugger factory-notched sub-purlins are used for metal-over-metal retrofit roofing of existing buildings. The original video that was created in September of 2014 has been recreated now illustrating the entire building roof to be more informative for viewers.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019

CFSEI Announces Award Winners At 2019 Expo

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) presented six Design Excellence awards and one Innovative Detail award during the 2019 CFSEI Expo held June 4-6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. The group also named Steven Walker, P.E., as the recipient of the 2019 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service.

Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Updated Metal Building Systems Manual Available From MBMA

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the release of the 2018 edition of the Metal Building Systems Manual. First published in 1959, this internationally recognized reference manual is a primary resource for the metal building industry—including building owners, manufacturers, general contractors, erectors, engineers, architects, specifiers, inspectors and other building professionals.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

AISI Publishes Research Report On Strength Of Steel-To-Steel Screw Connections

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report that reviews the existing provisions of AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition, for screw connections loaded in shear and tension (but not combined actions).

Posted: Jul 12, 2019

Triangle Fastener Releases Two Updated Product Catalogs

Pittsburgh, PA - Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to announce the release of two new versions of their catalogs, Cladding and Interior. Each catalog is “market-specific” and provides extensive information on a wide variety of available fasteners, sealants, tools, programs, and technical support.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019

Metal Roofing Alliance Announces New Members

Portland, OR - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is gaining new members and affiliates as the metal roofing business opportunities in North America continue to expand. New MRA members include three new regional manufacturer members and three ancillary members.

Posted: Jul 09, 2019

Two-Day Metal Roofing Course Slated For December 5-6 At U Of W-Madison

Madison, WI – On December 5-6, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will once again be conducting a two-day, in-depth educational course—worth continuing education and professional development credits—on Metal Roofing Systems. Course instructors will be Rob Haddock, Director of the Metal Roof Advisory Group, and Mark Malkin, PE, U of W-Madison Program Director.

Posted: Jul 08, 2019

The Roofing Alliance Announces New 2019-2020 Leadership

Rosemont, IL - The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), announces their new Roofing Alliance Board of Trustees for 2019-2020. Leading the Roofing Alliance Board is Josh Kelly of OMG Roofing Products as the 2019-20 president.

Posted: Jul 02, 2019

Equipment Leasing And Finance Industry Confidence Eases In June

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the June 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. 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 52.8, easing from the May index of 59.2.

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