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Posted: Oct 05, 2021

PPG To Showcase Four Coil Coatings At METALCON ‘21

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE:PPG) announces that it will feature a variety of its coil coatings for industrial, residential and commercial metal building products at METALCON '21, October 6-8 in Tampa, Florida.

Posted: Oct 04, 2021

AISI Standards Council Seeks Proposals For Small Projects And Fellowships To Be Awarded In 2022

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Standards Council is seeking research proposals for its 2022 Small Project/Fellowship Program. Launched in 2014, AISI’s Small Project/Fellowship Program identifies and provides funding for research projects that will significantly impact the reliability, performance and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel products.

Posted: Oct 01, 2021

METALCON Partnering With Feeding Tampa Bay For Trade Show Fundraiser

Newton, MA — METALCON, the metal construction industry’s only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, is giving back to the local community during its annual tradeshow and conference, taking place Wednesday, Oct. 6–Friday, Oct. 8 at the Tampa Convention Center.

Posted: Oct 01, 2021

Bradbury Group To Present Educational Session At METALCON

Moundridge, KS — Two Bradbury Group representatives will present an educational session at METALCON in Tampa, FL, October 6-8. Matt Werner and Shawn Huffman represent The Bradbury Group and will share their roll forming knowledge with the industry.

Posted: Sep 30, 2021

AkzoNobel Going Beyond Performance At METALCON 2021

Columbus, OH - AkzoNobel Coil and Extrusion Coatings will showcase what it means to go "Beyond Performance" at METALCON 2021 being held at the Tampa Convention Center, October 6-8.

Posted: Sep 30, 2021

Nucor To Build Sheet Steel Mill For Midwest, Northeast Markets

Charlotte, NC - Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announces that its board of directors has approved the construction of a new state-of-the-art, three-million-ton sheet mill. Nucor is evaluating locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The new mill will be geographically situated to serve customers in the Midwest and Northeast markets.

Posted: Sep 29, 2021

AIA Billings Index Shows Steady Demand For Design Services

Washington, DC – The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its seventh consecutive positive month in August, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI score for the latest month was 55.6, up from July’s score of 54.6. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings from the prior month. During August, scoring for both the new project inquiries and design contracts moderated slightly but remained in positive territory, posting scores of 64.7 and 56.6 respectively.

Posted: Sep 28, 2021

S-5! Taking Active Role In Education At METALCON

Colorado Springs, CO - S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment solutions, is involved in several sessions at METALCON that will provide opportunities for attendees to earn continuing education credits. METALCON will be held in Tampa, FL from Oct. 6-8.

Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Eases Again In September

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the September 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 60.5, a decrease from the August index of 66.6.

Posted: Sep 23, 2021

Altenloh, Brinck And Co. Promotes Jeremiah Windle

Bryan, OH — Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc. (ABC US), manufacturers of SPAX® engineered fasteners, has announced the promotion of Jeremiah Windle to East Coast Sales Manager – Lumber Building Materials.

Posted: Sep 22, 2021

Report Shows Use Of Metal For Residential Reroof Applications Rising

Portland, OR - The numbers are in and it’s good news for metal roofing. More homeowners are choosing sustainable, resilient metal for their re-roofing projects, according the latest 2020 Dodge Report that measures overall roofing demand and activity on an annual basis. The report reveals that the share of metal roofing used for residential re-roofing in the U.S. rose from 12 percent in 2019 to 15 percent in 2020.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021

SAF Expands U.S. Footprint With Christening Of New Temple, TX Facility

Atlanta, GA – SAF, a global metals distributor, fabricator, and finisher, is expanding its capacity and capabilities with the opening of a new manufacturing location in Temple, TX. The 60,000-square-foot facility will specialize in metal fabrication and distribution, including the manufacturing of panel systems and extrusions, sheet distribution, and custom metal fabrication.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021

MCA Guide Specs Cover IMPs And National Building Code Of Canada 2015 Edition

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released a pair of guide specifications based on criteria applicable to IMPs captured within the International Building Code or IBC. The newly available papers are designed to aid designers working with Insulated Metal Panels (IMP) to help them meet the provisions of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) 2015 edition as well as project specifications, notes and other contract documents.

Posted: Sep 20, 2021

Triangle Fastener Secures Patent For BURR BUSTER® Screws

Pittsburgh, PA - Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC®) has secured a patent for its BURR BUSTER® screws. The company announced on September 17, 2021, that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Triangle Fastener Corporation patent protection on screws that utilize TFC's BURR BUSTER® thread and point design, like the company's PANEL-TITE® metal-to-wood self-piercing screws.

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