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Posted: Nov 06, 2018

ATAS International Participates In Annual Manufacturing Day Event

Allentown, PA - On October 5, area students from Lehigh Career and Technical Institute and Parkland High School visited ATAS International during the Manufacturing Day 2018 celebration. This was the sixth year that ATAS participated in this event.

Posted: Nov 05, 2018

Allen Harrold And Alan Blair Earn MBMA Recognition

Cleveland, OH - Allen Harrold, of BlueScope Buildings North America Inc., and Alan Blair, of Chief Industries Inc., were each honored for their service by the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) in late July.

Posted: Nov 02, 2018

Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation Named ‘Vendor Of The Year’ By Do It Best Corp.

Louisville, KY - Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, a premier nationwide provider of metal roof and wall panels for the construction industry, has been named “Vendor of the Year” for the Do it Best Lumber and Building Materials Commodities Division. This is a third win for Metal Sales, which also took top honors in 2009 and again in 2012.

Posted: Nov 02, 2018

CertainTeed® Offers Preview Of Popular Metal Roofing Profiles At METALCON

Malvern, PA – Leading North American building materials manufacturer CertainTeed® showcased its impressive Matterhorn® Metal Roofing collection during METALCON 2018, held at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina in mid-October, offering a preview of what contractors, architects and building owners will soon see in expanded markets nationwide.

Posted: Nov 01, 2018

RICOWI Deploys Teams To Investigate Hurricane Michael

New Franklin, OH - The RICOWI Board of Directors has announced deployment of four teams to investigate the damage to roofs from Hurricane Michael in the Panama City, Florida area. This will be the sixth hurricane team deployment.

Posted: Oct 31, 2018

AIA Billings Index Positive For Twelfth Straight Month

Washington, DC – Architecture firm billings growth slowed in September but remained positive for the twelfth consecutive month, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for September was 51.1 compared to 54.2 in August.

Posted: Oct 31, 2018

Sunflare Introduces Versatile Rooftop Solar Solution

La Verne, CA – Philip Gao, CEO of Sunflare, is passionate about solar. He dreams of making solar power “more efficient, more conducive and inviting to business, and, more importantly, more affordable for people around the world.” With the latest iteration of Sunflare flexible solar panels, he’s taken a big step forward in turning his vision into reality.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018

ATAS International Hosts International Melting Pot Event

Allentown, PA - ATAS International welcomed guests from several countries to the ATAS headquarters in Allentown, PA, on September 19, for the biennial International Melting Pot event. The guests, all of whom are ATAS product distributors, gathered for education sessions, plant tours, and information exchanges.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018

MRA Issues Repair And Rebuilding Warning For Homeowners In Hurricane Aftermath

Portland, OR - The recovery effort from the damage caused by Hurricane Michael and Florence is sure to be a long, difficult road for many homeowners seeking to repair or rebuild. Unfortunately, the challenge can be made that much harder by less-than-reputable opportunists and con artists. It’s a danger the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is warning homeowners about, especially as re-roofing activity spikes in areas like Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.

Posted: Oct 29, 2018

Innovation Station Prize Winners Announced From METALCON 2018

Charlotte, NC - The three winners of Innovation Station drawings during METALCON 2018 in Charlotte, NC, October 10 – 12, have been announced. Contestants entered the drawings throughout the three-day show by scanning Innovation Station displays that were set up throughout the exhibit hall.

Posted: Oct 29, 2018

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published two new cold-formed steel research reports: 1) “RP18-2: Design Example for Analytical Modeling of a Curtainwall and Considering the Effects of Bridging (All-Steel Design Approach)” and 2) “RP18-3: Determination of Effective Standoff in Standing Seam Roof Systems.”

Posted: Oct 25, 2018

McElroy Metal Publishes New e-Book About Installing Metal Roofs Over Old Roof Surfaces

Bossier City, LA — No one wants the hassle and expense of replacing a worn-out roof. However, when that time arrives, McElroy Metal is poised to help building owners make the best decision via the company’s new e-book. This valuable reference identifies the many long-term and cost-effective benefits of installing a metal roof. The title of the new publication is Need a New Roof? How Building Owners Reduce Cost with a Metal Roof.

Posted: Oct 24, 2018

Bridgestone Tower Receives LEED Gold Green Building Certification

Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, has announced that Bridgestone Tower, its recently completed headquarters office in downtown Nashville, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Buildings Council (USGBC). Firestone Building Products, a Bridgestone subsidiary, is also headquartered in the building and provided products for the project.

Posted: Oct 23, 2018

Laminators Incorporated Expands Thermolite™ Glazing Panel Line

Hatfield, PA – In addition to their standard flat Thermolite panel, Laminators Incorporated is offering new fabrication options to increase R-Value, customization of the reveal created between the panel face and mullion face, and wrapped edges to create hairline joints between panels in butt-glazed applications. Thermolite Glazing Panels are designed to easily fit into any standard or custom glazing system. With building and energy efficiency codes becoming even more stringent, the panels can be a smart solution for upcoming projects.

Posted: Oct 22, 2018

MBMA Offers New Online Continuing Education Course

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), in partnership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Architectural Record magazine, released a continuing education course titled “Specifying the Latest in Metal Buildings.”

Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Sheffield Metals International Opening New Facility In Southern California

Sheffield Village, OH – Sheffield Metals International (SMI), a member of Mazzella Companies and a leading distributor of coated and bare metal coil and sheet products, is set to open a new facility in La Mirada, California. The new location is situated between Los Angeles, Orange County, and the Inland Empire in Southern California.

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